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Cindy's parents arrive late to the christening after their car breaks down. Michelle and Sharon have a heart-to-heart as they sort through their things. Harry decides he is ready to move on from Albert Square.

Danny and Michelle pack the flat ready to leave for Newcastle in the evening.

Pauline is unable to attend the christening of Steven due to Martin falling ill. Cindy's parents attempt to phone her on their way from Devon for the christening, but the signal is too poor for them to be comprehensible. She panics, as they have Steven's christening robe on them.

Danny finds a photo of Den and Sharon whilst snooping through Michelle's things. Michelle sees the photo and keeps it on her. Danny heads to Turpin Way and phones Mandy using the phone box.

Harry knocks on the back door of Number 45 but walks off before Pauline answers.

Simon drinks in preparation for the christening. Pat tries to stop him.

Danny meets Mandy and his children at the playground.

Kathy tells Michelle how much she will miss her when she is gone.

Danny fails to attend the christening. Michelle is embarrassed. Simon officially becomes Steven's godfather at the christening. Danny shows up at the end of the event.

Once the congregation return to Pete's flat for the party, Michelle forces Danny to apologise to Cindy and Ian as she heads over to see Pauline. Pauline gets emotional after missing the christening and realising Michelle is actually leaving.

Phil Mitchell pulls up on the Square in a car and makes a phone call.

Harry dies on the Square gardens bench.

The time comes for Danny and Michelle to leave. Just as Danny encourages Michelle to get in the van with him, she freezes.


Main cast[]

Guest cast[]


  • Albert Square
  • The Queen Victoria - Public and hallway
  • 43A Albert Square - Kitchen, front room and backroom
  • 45 Albert Square - Kitchen, backroom and back garden
  • Bridge Street
  • Turpin Way
  • Playground
  • 14B Walford Towers - Living room/kitchen
  • Unknown church - Nave and font [actual location: Christ Church & St Mark's, Watford, Hertfordshire, England, UK]


  • First appearance of Phil Mitchell.
  • Steven Beale's christening was on a Sunday, meaning the date of events in this episode take place in the past on Sunday 18 February 1990.
  • Radio Times synopsis: Wicksy must be godfather at baby Steven's christening.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 19,800,000 viewers (chart placing unknown).