A bar is put through the cafe window at crack of dawn. Pete Beale chases after them but they get away. Tony Carpenter comes round to replace the glass and hears Naima Jeffery has been having the same sort of trouble.

The Fowlers plan a surprise party for Annie Smith's first birthday, and Ethel, Pete, Lofty and Arthur put on a Punch & Judy show from behind the sideboard.

Dot puts in her application to the council for a housing transfer, and hopes to move into Sue and Ali's place when they vacate. Sue is surprised Dot wants to move off the modern estate and into their dank flat, but Dot wants to be amongst all her friends.

Tony meets with Hannah and her new partner Neville to try and get to the bottom of how Cassie's arm got broken. Cassie says Neville did it when beating her, he says she fell down the stairs.

Debbie Wilkins offers for Naima to move in with her and Andy O'Brien, and Andy is not pleased.


Main cast

  • Ross Davidson as Andy O'Brien
  • Shirley Cheriton as Debbie Wilkins
  • Douglas Fielding as Detective Sergeant Quick
  • Anna Wing as Lou Beale
  • Wendy Richard as Pauline Fowler
  • Bill Treacher as Arthur Fowler
  • Susan Tully as Michelle Fowler
  • Oscar James as Tony Carpenter
  • Sally Sagoe as Hannah Carpenter
  • Paul J. Medford as Kelvin Carpenter
  • Delanie Forbes as Cassie Carpenter
  • Anita Dobson as Angie Watts
  • Leslie Grantham as Den Watts
  • Letitia Dean as Sharon Watts
  • Peter Dean as Pete Beale
  • Gillian Taylforth as Kathy Beale
  • Adam Woodyatt as Ian Beale
  • Nick Berry as Simon Wicks
  • Gretchen Franklin as Ethel Skinner
  • June Brown as Dot Cotton
  • Tom Watt as Lofty Holloway
  • Shreela Ghosh as Naima Jeffery
  • Sandy Ratcliff as Sue Osman
  • Nejdet Salih as Ali Osman
  • Linda Davidson as Mary Smith

Guest cast

  • Dave Dale as John Fisher
  • Gordon Case as Neville Agard
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