‘Murderer’ has been daubed across Phil’s back wall. Shirley scrubs at it and avoids Andrew. She’s astounded when Phil plans a family lunch but agrees to it, to Roxy’s surprise. In the Minute Mart, Shirley overhears Jack, Kim and Alfie discuss whether she knew Ben killed Heather. Denise wants Shirley to stay with her, surprised when Shirley defends Phil. Andrew demands Shirley swear she didn’t know. In R&R, Phil confides in Sharon about his involvement in Heather’s murder. Shirley insists they wait when Phil’s late for lunch. When Lexi cries after waking alone, Shirley storms to R&R and reminds Phil he was last late to a meal when he left George alone with Heather’s body. Holding up her red paint-stained hands, Shirley insists it’s Mitchell blood - not hers - and declares it’s over.

At the B&B, Sharon discovers Kim and Denise squabbling over her wedding dress. Denise claims they require £60 deposit. Sharon asks Ian, then Janine for a job with no success. In R&R, Phil agrees to find her some work.

Kat spots Jay eating out of a bin, she and Patrick realise he’s slept rough. When Max angrily accosts Jay, Patrick defends him. Cora’s surprised that Patrick’s taking Jay in. Patrick remembers what it is to be hated. Jay tries to speak to Lola but she recoils as Jay reaches out to Lexi. Saddened, Jay retreats to the B&B.

Lucy resists Ian’s attempts to help her. Sharon thinks Ian should prove he’s trustworthy. Lucy finds Ian reading The Wind in the Willows to Dennis. Lucy denies reading it with Ian but he finds her name in the cover.

At McKlunky’s, Alfie’s appalled by Nico’s treatment of Fat Boy. On Alfie’s advice, Fat Boy rallies a fellow employee and sticks up to Nico. Nico takes Fat Boy’s speech as his resignation.


Shirley Carter Linda Henry
Phil Mitchell Steve McFadden
Jay Mitchell Jamie Borthwick
Patrick Trueman Rudolph Walker
Billy Mitchell Perry Fenwick
Lola Pearce Danielle Harold
Roxy Mitchell Rita Simons
Andrew Cotton Ricky Grover
Sharon Rickman Letitia Dean
Kat Moon Jessie Wallace
Alfie Moon Shane Richie
Denise Fox Diane Parish
Kim Fox Tameka Empson
Max Branning Jake Wood
Jack Branning Scott Maslen
Cora Cross Ann Mitchell
Ian Beale Adam Woodyatt
Lucy Beale Hetti Bywater
Janine Butcher Charlie Brooks
Arthur 'Fat Boy' Chubb Ricky Norwood
Tyler Moon Tony Discipline
Anthony Moon Matt Lapinskas
Whitney Dean Shona McGarty
Poppy Meadow Rachel Bright
Nico Papadopolos Aykut Hilmi
Andy Reece Beaumont
Dennis Rickman Harry Hickles
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