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Grant and Phil are furious with Sam for ruining their Christmas plans in Scotland. Cindy attends church with Steven. Ethel spends Christmas Day with the Fowlers.

Ian stops Simon driving off with Steven. He takes Steven out of the van and tells Simon to deliver the order.

Ricky hides marmalade in his pocket. Janine tells Pat but she does not believe her.

Joan phones Pat and tells her that Mo has gotten worse. Frank drives to Colchester to see her.

Disa finds a shelter to hide in. She goes into labour alone.

Ian gets in the van with Simon and the pair drive to the catering job.

Simon crashes the van into a field when its brakes fail. Ian fights Simon in the field after regaining consciousness in the van.

Grant and Phil find Ricky and Sam in Mo's flat. Pat sends Ricky home while Grant and Phil toss a coin to see who will go to Scotland with Sharon and who will look after Sam.

Disa loses consciousness in the shelter.

Clyde turns up at church with Kofi. His family are thrilled to see him.

Ricky invites Phil and Sam over to the B&B for Christmas dinner with them.

Ian and Simon return to the Square. Simon tells Cindy he has seen sense and they should go to Devon to stay with her parents.

Mark visits Diane at the B&B. Diane goes to kiss Mark but he pulls away. As evening dawns on the Square and residents go to bed, there is a knock on the B&B door. Diane opens it and finds a box on the doorstep. She takes it inside and opens it - it contains a baby.


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  • Albert Square
  • The Queen Victoria - Public
  • Abercorn B&B - Kitchen and front room
  • 23A Albert Square - Living room
  • 27 Albert Square - Living/dining room
  • 45 Albert Square - Kitchen and backroom
  • Unknown church
  • Unknown catholic church
  • Unknown shelter
  • Unknown roads and field


  • This episode was broadcasted at the earlier time of 2:30pm due to the 1990 Christmas Day schedule.
  • Radio Times synopsis: A special Christmas delivery holds a surprise for Diane. Ian is determined to drive Wicksy away - dead or alive.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,250,000 viewers (chart placing unknown).