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Arthur and Pauline catch-up at Leigh-on-Sea. Grant suggests that Sharon goes to see Phil in hospital, but she does not want to go. Tricky Dicky invites Rachel out to the dog races.

Rachel becomes frustrated with her mother when she begins rearranging food in cupboards and in the fridge at Number 55.

Grant makes a phone call to another business associate, Dougie, wanting to meet him.

Michelle agrees to take the children to the beach so that Arthur and Pauline can talk.

Mandy gets worked up over Pauline taking the money from the till at the café.

Ian loses another catering contract because of word about his business's cockroach infestation.

Arthur and Pauline talk. Pauline cannot understand why she was not told about Mark and Gill. Arthur gets defensive when Pauline then starts talking about Mrs Hewitt.

Ian learns that people have been talking about his cockroach infestation at the Vic and discovers it was Steve spreading the gossip. He gets Steve into his office and the pair argue. Hattie gets fed up with it and puts the pair of them in their places.

Michelle returns to the Square with Martin and Vicki, leaving Arthur and Pauline at the caravan site. Tensions rise between Arthur and Pauline. Pauline starts to worry for her marriage.

Mandy suggests that Kathy claims compensation for her rape.

Arthur and Pauline head to different beds in the caravan. Pauline gets distressed and moves back into Arthur's bed. She wishes him goodnight, but he struggles to say it back with meaning.


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Guest cast[]


  • Albert Square
  • The Queen Victoria - Public
  • Bridge Street Market
  • Bridge Street Café
  • Turpin Road
  • The Meal Machine
  • Mitchell Bros. Auto Repairs
  • 55 Victoria Road - Kitchen, living room and hallway
  • Caravan park and beach in Leigh-on-Sea


  • Radio Times synopsis: Arthur and Pauline are finally united in Leigh-on-Sea, but has their marriage survived the long separation. Rachel's mother continues to meddle in her life.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,620,000 viewers (chart placing unknown).