Sonia faces some awkward moments in the aftermath of Pauline's death. Stacey gets Max and Bradley just where she wants them. Dot and Sonia are concerned about Martin's state of mind. He assures them that he's coping perfectly well. He's called Michelle with the news, and plans to tell Rebecca and Joe as soon as he can. Tanya thanks Max for persuading her to move to the Square, and for changing his ways. Max squirms and sends Tanya and the girls off shopping. Then he prepares himself for Stacey's visit.

Ian can't imagine the Square without Pauline. Everyone he grew up with is dead or gone. He lays flowers, as Peggy watches from a window. She assures Phil that she won't miss Pauline one little bit. Darren's excited when Li visits. She has a present for Mickey, who scarpers as soon as he hears her voice. Darren claims that Mickey would love to see Li tomorrow and invites her round.


Main cast

  • Natalie Cassidy as Sonia
  • Jade Sharif as Rebecca
  • James Alexandrou as Martin
  • Adam Woodyatt as Ian
  • June Brown as Dot
  • John Bardon as Jim
  • Charlie Clements as Bradley
  • Lacey Turner as Stacey
  • Jake Wood as Max
  • Steve McFadden as Phil
  • Barbara Windsor as Peggy
  • Sophie Thompson as Stella
  • Charlie Jones as Ben
  • Jo Joyner as Tanya
  • Madeline Duggan as Lauren
  • Lorna Fitzgerald as Abi
  • Laurie Brett as Jane
  • Joe Swash as Mickey
  • Charlie G. Hawkins as Darren
  • Kara Tointon as Dawn
  • Elaine Tan as Li

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