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The nude statue of Diane left in the middle of the Square draws early morning crowds. Nick tries to convince Sharon he's a changed man. She soon realises he's only come back to get his hands on Dot's £10,000 bingo win. Mr Mostyn the private detective turns up looking for his payment for trying to track Diane down, but both Diane and Frank send him packing. Wicksy helps Cindy to decorate the flat, painting over the pink colour he and Ian had done a few days previously.

Frank does his back in trying to move the sculpture from the Square. Nick offers to help Frank move it, impressing Dot.

April demands a meeting with the market traders following the Walford Gazette's headlines.

Nick tries talking to Sharon about Den and how he helped him in prison, but Sharon is not interested.

Frank wants to smash the sculpture with a hammer but is stopped, being told to think of Diane and what she may want.

Greg tells April he wants to phone the police on Grant and Phil, as it is obvious they are completing a bent job. April dissuades Greg from doing anything.

Alan Grochowski, a worker of the child protection team, visits Diane to see how she is doing. Diane shows him the sculpture of her and he is impressed.

Police visit Grant and Phil on Turpin Way. April thinks Greg has phoned the police, but it turns out they have completed the paintwork on a police car.

Shireen visits Diane and tries to understand why she ran away.

The market traders' meeting is held at the Vic.

Simon helps Cindy decorate the flat.

Mr Mostyn makes an unexpected arrival at the B&B, demanding the remaining £1000 from Frank. Diane kicks Mr Mostyn out and threatens him with harassment.

Ian is shocked by the redecorated living room and thanks Simon for his hard work.

Mr Mostyn finds Frank in the Vic and demands his £1000. Frank refuses to give him any money so Mr Mostyn calls Diane a hooker. Frank gets angry and goes to hit Mr Mostyn but is stopped by Grant and Phil. Grant kicks Mr Mostyn out of the Vic, while Frank walks home and starts smashing the sculpture up with a hammer in front of Diane and Pat.


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  • Albert Square
  • The Queen Victoria - Public and hallway
  • 3C Albert Square - Living room and hallway
  • Abercorn B&B - Kitchen, front room and hallway
  • Bridge Street Café
  • Turpin Way


  • Despite this episode being broadcasted in 1990, the roman numerals in the copyright credit reads 'MCMLXXXIX' as it is dated in 1989. This is the last episode to have the wrong copyright date until 1 January 1991.
  • A policeman is uncredited despite having dialogue.
  • Radio Times synopsis: Wicksy helps Cindy to decorate, while an unwanted statue of Diane strains Frank's patience to breaking point.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 19,780,000 viewers (chart placing unknown).