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Ian ends up in hospital after a confrontation with Cindy. Grant and Phil learn that Eddie is a former policeman.

Kathy takes Steven inside after noticing Cindy and Ian arguing. Ian forces Cindy into the car and expresses his anger. He then forces Cindy out of the car and speeds off in his van. Cindy tells Kathy he is attending a catering job so they will not be going out for their meal. Once Kathy has left, Cindy phones Simon. Simon heads over to see Cindy.

Sam asks Ricky for the keys to the garage.

Simon promises Cindy everything will be okay. Cindy tells him she has not told Ian that he is Steven's father. He refuses to leave her side and says he will tell Ian when he returns.

Ian purposely drives the van towards a skip, which cause the van to flip and roll.

Michelle decides she is going to tell Stuart that his game is up.

Ian is pulled from the wreckage of his van and taken to hospital. The police inform Cindy of what has happened. Simon informs Kathy and Pete and the three are taken to the hospital by the police. Simon struggles to take in what has happened. Michelle is unsympathetic. Simon snaps at her and reminds her not to judge him with her history.

The doctor informs the Beales that Ian is unconscious but stable.

Celestine and Etta learn that Lloyd has applied for soccer school. Celestine thinks he has done it as an act of rebellion.

Sharon meets with Carol to tell her what has happened.

Cindy worries about what to tell Ian when he regains consciousness. Simon promises her everything will be okay. Cindy returns to the hospital to see Ian, and as she sits by his bedside, he opens his eyes.


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  • Albert Square
  • The Queen Victoria - Public and hallway
  • 3C Albert Square - Living room and hallway
  • Abercorn B&B - Back garden
  • 27 Albert Square - Kitchen, living room and bedroom
  • Walford General Hospital - Ian's cubicle, waiting area and entrance
  • Unknown restaurant
  • Unknown roads


  • Radio Times synopsis: Ian is shattered by Cindy's confession. How will his family cope with the situation?
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,770,000 viewers (chart placing unknown).