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Frank lets Ricky and Sam stay with him, Pat and Janine until they find somewhere else to live. Phil considers moving out of the Vic but is stopped by Grant. Mandy and Mark return from their morning away from the Square.

Frank helps Ricky shift his belongings from the Square.

Michelle lets Sam go to Number 55 to get ready for her modelling in the afternoon. Phil checks in on her to make sure she is okay and offers her a place to stay at The Vic.

Ronnie turns up at the Meal Machine to have lunch with Ian. He asks her to wait around until he can take a break as he is very busy with work.

Sharon puts up posters promoting the male strippers attending the Vic for the theme evening, leaving Grant underwhelmed.

Ian argues with Ronnie as he starts to prioritise work over her, and she leaves in a huff.

Mark and Mandy head over to Number 55 to ask Rachel if they can stay for a few days, but she declines to help them. Mandy gets the hump and decides to make her own way.

Nigel is released with a police warning and heads to The Vic. The Butchers buy him a drink to show their appreciation.

Mandy is left completely homeless with nowhere to go, so she urges Nigel to ask Dot about letting her stay at Number 25 with them.

Mark heads to Number 45 to make himself comfortable.

Phil learns that Grant has gotten involved in more dodgy business and is deeply unimpressed.

Sam tells Ricky she does not want to stay with her in-laws and decides to stay at The Vic instead. Frank is left perplexed when Grant tells him that Ricky and Sam are staying with them. Ricky is left conflicted as he wants to stay with Frank and Pat.

Rachel eyes Tricky Dicky talking to Tracey before asking him to stay for a drink with her at The Vic. He declines and is about to leave when Kathy and Ian turn up; he suddenly decides to stay and buys a round for all of them.

Mandy visits Mark at Number 45 and he lets her in. They fall asleep together on the sofa and, unbeknownst to them, Arthur and Pauline return from Leigh-on-Sea to find them asleep.


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  • Albert Square
  • The Queen Victoria - Public and upstairs flat
  • 45 Albert Square - Backroom
  • Bridge Street Café
  • The Meal Machine
  • 55 Victoria Road - Living room


  • Radio Times synopsis: Good news for Ian means the cold shoulder for Ronnie. Ricky faces a domestic crisis. Dot is horrified when her lodger Nigel has a brush with the law.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,900,000 viewers (chart placing unknown).