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Nigel is faced with the aftermath of his birthday party. Richard's 'tricky' behaviour catches up with him as he faces allegations of backhanders on the market. Vicki turns seven and Pauline is faced with a decision.

Dot and Nigel both have hangovers.

Michelle and Pauline work together to put on a birthday party for Vicki. Pauline asks Dot to cover for her at the launderette again.

Clyde and Gidea continue to get along well.

Ian is in a good mood.

Danny arrives at Number 55 thinking Pauline is there, but it is actually Michelle.

Jules decides he has to tell Gidea the truth. Dot tells him he can do it at her house so there are no interruptions.

Tricky Dicky has a meeting with his manager, Joe Saunders, who tells him that someone has tipped him off. Joe tells him it is a sackable offence and he will not have any scandals committed on his market. He lets him off with a warning but insists he will take action if anything like this happens again.

Arthur talks to a clerk at the employment office about his future.

Grant and Phil wind Nigel up over Debbie.

Hattie tells Steve that she has had several customers at the Meal Machine enquiring about payments, but Ian has insisted it is a cash-flow problem. She thinks something else is going on and fears her and Steve could both be out of a job.

Danny plays the guitar at Vicki's birthday party and then invites Pauline to a restaurant for a meal in the evening. She agrees to go and lies to Arthur, writing in a note she is going to bingo.

Jules tells Gidea that she is his granddaughter. She reacts badly to his confession and storms off.

Arthur scrunches Pauline's note up after reading it. Pauline is left speechless when Danny tells her he loves her and wants her to leave Arthur and be with him.


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  • Albert Square
  • The Queen Victoria - Public
  • 25 Albert Square - Kitchen and living room
  • 45 Albert Square - Backroom
  • Bridge Street Market
  • Kathy's Café
  • 55 Victoria Road - Kitchen and living room
  • Walford Allotments - Allotment
  • Employment office
  • Unknown restaurant


  • Radio Times synopsis: There is some unexpected news at the Taverniers.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 18,160,000 viewers (chart placing unknown).