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Kathy allows Mandy to look after the café whilst she goes out. Arthur and Michelle go to a caravan park with Martin and Vicki. Ian accuses Hattie and Steve of telling businesses about his cockroach infestation.

Lilian makes her presence known at Number 55, frustrating Rachel.

Pauline returns from New Zealand and is baffled when she cannot get into her house and cannot find any of her family. She heads to the café and meets Mandy and is surprised to learn she lives with Mark.

Grant helps Pauline get back into her house. She is intrigued to find things have been moved around.

Arthur and Michelle enjoy family time at the beach.

Pete learns that Pauline is back and rushes over to see her. He tells her that Arthur and Michelle have gone away.

Grant meets with Michael and Tony to talk over some dodgy business.

Pauline heads to the café and takes £50 from the till.

Lilian manages to annoy Rachel.

Kathy is not happy to learn Pauline has taken money from the till.

Phil has to stay in hospital for a bit.

Sharon questions Grant on the men he spoke to.

Pauline arrives at the caravan site and greets Arthur and Michelle. She begrudgingly wishes Arthur a happy anniversary.


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  • Albert Square
  • The Queen Victoria - Cellar
  • 45 Albert Square - Backroom
  • Bridge Street Market
  • Bridge Street Café
  • Mitchell Bros. Auto Repairs
  • 55 Victoria Road - Kitchen and hallway
  • Caravan park and beach in Leigh-on-Sea


  • Radio Times synopsis: Cockroaches at the Meal Machine threaten Ian's success. Rachel's patience is tested by her mother's surprise visit. And Pauline comes home to find her family gone.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,650,000 viewers (chart placing unknown).