05/10/2012 EastEnders Omnibus


05/10/2012

A face from Lola's past appears on the Square and forces Lola to confront her worst nightmare. Kat and Alfie return from their time away, but will their relationship survive?


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-Oh, very nice!

-Yeah, it'll do, won't it?

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Phil Mitchell Interiors.

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Got a nice ring to it, innit?

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Nah, it's all thanks to you.

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I think I'll stick to motors and pubs.

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Probably should.

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-So, what now?

-What do you mean?

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-Well, now you've got this place sorted.

-Well, it's a fresh start tonight, ain't it?

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I'm back in business, I want everyone to know about it.

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You might need to give people a bit of time to get used to that, Phil.

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No, no! I've got a load of extra booze in, it goes tonight.

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Just don't try and run before you can walk.

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-You'll be there, won't you?

-Of course.

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Oh, go on.

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When was the last time we really enjoyed ourselves going out, eh? Just you and me?

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Babe, it's just time, innit?

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Things are still a bit tricky over the car lot.

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-So you keep telling me.

-I'm working a lot of hours, ain't I?

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If it was important to you, you'd make time.

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Babe, it is important.

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It's just words. It means nothing.

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I'll tell you what, leave it to me

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-and I'll sort something out for tonight.

-Will you?

-Yes. Promise.

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Better get back. See you later.

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-Get a proper grips on it, Fats.

-I'm trying, brother. Go on, man.

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That's all I need, a barman with a broken foot.

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Sorry, Phil.

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What you got in there, Phil?

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-Come in later, you'll find out.

-Can't tonight. I'm busy.

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-Busy doing what?

-Taking Tanya out.

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Bring her in here. Got a big night on and a load of booze to shift.

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No offence, I think she's expecting somewhere a bit more, you know.

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Well, I would've thought a man in your position

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would want to support his local boozer.

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If you know what I mean.

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Whoa! What's happened? Has there been a tsunami?

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It's called "relaxed parenting."

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How are you? What can I do for you?

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I was just dropping Amy at nursery,

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-so I thought I'd come and see if you're OK.

-I'm fine.

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You sure? Because last week you kind of freaked me out a bit.

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Yeah, yeah. Your concern's touching, Rox, but it's unnecessary.

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We're good now.

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On a nice routine.

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She's just a good girl, aren't you?

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-Good girl.

-OK.

-Running like clockwork.

-Good.

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But since you're here, you couldn't look after her for a couple of hours?

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I need to dive out and meet that investor from last week.

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He's got some money for me.

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Oh, nice one! I thought you'd properly blown that.

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-But no, sorry, I can't help you.

-Why?

-Cos I've got a shift at the Vic.

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Ah!

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Why don't I come round later and help you tidy this lot up, yeah?

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Nah, not necessary, all under control.

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But I do need to make alternative arrangements, so...

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-OK. All right.

-Thanks for coming by.

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-I couldn't exactly say no to Phil, could I?

-Why not?

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Well, I just couldn't. Anyway, it'll be all right.

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Tanya's been on to me about doing something together.

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A night out, keep her sweet, won't it?

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-What, the Vic?

-Uh-huh.

-You certainly know how to treat a lady, don't you?

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-Don't start.

-He's been on a right mission about tonight.

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-He was on to Sharon about it, and all.

-You two going, and all, yeah?

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-Sounds like it.

-Going where?

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-Oh, nowhere.

-Didn't sound like nowhere to me.

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Phil's got a big night at the Vic tonight.

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-Lovely. What time?

-It's more of a couples' thing, Del.

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-There's me thinking you'd want your big brother along.

-Yeah, course, but you know.

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With me looking after your interests.

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-What you on about now?

-You've not got a bird to bring, have you?

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I'll come on my own. Spend some time with the family.

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You must know someone to go with him, do you?

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If I wanted to bring a bird, which I don't,

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-I'd find one myself. Judging by his latest squeeze, I'd be better off, and all.

-Oi, shut your mouth, Derek.

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Phil Mitchell's cast-offs! You should be ashamed of yourself.

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-I won't say it again.

-We'll say seven o'clock, shall we?

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I look forward to it.

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What's he on about?

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Protecting your interests?

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Tanya, it's going to do her nut.

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I've got a load of booze out there and it's taking up space.

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We are going to have a load of people in here tonight.

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-What?

-Phil, it's lunchtime now and it's dead.

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What's going to be so different tonight?

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You know what? Maybe, all right, I could do some PR work.

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You know, like in Ibiza. Getting the crowds in, and that.

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-Don't worry. I'll take care of all that.

-Sure?

-Why wouldn't I be?

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Listen, Phil. I might as well go home early.

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-I've got to meet those funders in the gym this afternoon.

-You stay here until I say otherwise.

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Fair enough.

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Oi. If you want this thing to work tonight,

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you might want to try being a little bit nicer to people, yeah?

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All right? I need a favour.

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Er, OK.

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-Whitney's away.

-I know that.

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And I've got a really important meeting.

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No. No way. I can't.

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Please? Only for a couple of hours.

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-No. I'm meant to be going out.

-Where?

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No, I am not staying cooped up in here all day

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with somebody else's kid.

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40 sheets, Lauren.

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Excellent. Keys. Take her out somewhere nice.

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Get yourself something nice.

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And just bring her back to my place, yeah?

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Thank you.

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He's got a flaming cheek, talking about Sharon like that.

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Jack, can you just ignore him? You know what he's like.

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Can you sort him out a date, or not?

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Don't tell me you threw out your little black book.

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Max, people use their phones for that nowadays.

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Anyway, he doesn't want a date, does he?

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Well, if he's coming tonight, he's going to need one.

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Tell you, Tanya's going to be in a right hump

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if he's sat there playing gooseberry.

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Actually, yeah. Come to think of it, I do know someone.

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Yeah? She better be a sort. I don't need Derek sat there in a mood all night.

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She's a stunner, this one.

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-She only started coughing yesterday.

-Has she seen a doctor?

-I called, but I couldn't get an appointment.

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Did you tell them it was for Lexi?

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No. I just said, can I have an appointment and they said they were full.

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Look, I know what she's like. It's just a little cough.

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Didn't think it was a big deal.

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What's that smell? Is it bleach?

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Bleach? Oh, that! Yeah.

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You can never keep the place too clean when you got a baby. That's what I always say.

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-Hello, girls.

-Pops! You're back!

-All right?

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I just came to collect my things.

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I guess you won't be needing me any more.

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-Cheers, Patrick.

-That's all right.

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So, everything all right?

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For now, anyway. I'm just leaving.

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Sorry I missed you. But I'm back now.

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So if there's anything that you need to...

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I'm sure I'll see you soon enough.

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OK.

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-Bye.

-Bye.

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All right?

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Yeah. How were the kids?

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Brilliant. Knackered me out, though.

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Mind you, I don't look as tired as you do.

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Oh, thanks. You know how to make a girl feel special, don't you?

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Actually, I've been grafting while you've been away. Lot of cleaning jobs.

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Check me pocket. All that cash.

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In hand?

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-I was going to declare it, but I just ain't had time.

-Got any work lined up today?

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Nah. Abi and Jay are going to come round.

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-Why don't you go out and meet them somewhere? I can have her.

-Really?

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Yeah, yeah. Give yourself a day off.

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Go and have some fun with your mates. Come on.

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-Come here, darling, here we go.

-Too right, I will. Walford won't know what's hit it, will they?

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Thank you.

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Hello, my darling.

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There you are. You got any party stuff over at the Minute Mart?

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-Bunting and that sort of thing?

-What's the occasion?

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Got a big night on at the Vic. I want the place to look nice.

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You never struck me as the bunting type.

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First time for everything, ain't there? What about you?

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What about me?

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Fancy a few drinks in the Vic tonight? First one on the house.

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-Afraid not. I've got a family to look after.

-Fair enough.

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I'll be over in a bit for that bunting, yeah?

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Hopefully you can make it tonight, yeah?

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Hm?

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Wow. Someone's had a personality transplant.

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Ah, now that's what I'm taking about.

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Suited and booted for a high-powered meeting like this. Yes.

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I felt better in the jeans, though. You sure this is all right?

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Listen, this is more than all right.

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It is off the hook, off the scale, off the hanger.

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Babe, we're talking about Sport England, all right?

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I need them to say yes.

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Listen, they're going to say yes to anything you say,

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dressed in this suit.

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Who's going to say no to the black James Bond?

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-I'm not sure if this is me.

-Nah, man, this is you.

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Trust me.

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If this goes wrong, you know...

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Oh!

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-Yeah, and...?

-Are you sure you're going to be all right?

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I said so, didn't I? Go on, then.

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-What you waiting for?

-Will you call me if her cough gets worse?

-Of course I will.

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-Promise?

-I promise.

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-Well, go on, then. What you waiting for?

-All right. Love you. See you.

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Love you. Ta-da.

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-Babe, you got a minute?

-Yeah.

-It's just about tonight.

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Don't tell me. Something's come up.

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-No, no, we're all set.

-Are we?

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-Where we going?

-Well, I thought we'd stay local - couple of drinks in the Vic.

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The... Seriously? Oh, great(!)

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Well, bit of luck, it'll be even better than the last time we were in there.

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No, Phil's got some big night on.

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Why not go the whole hog, eh?

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We'll have a candlelit dinner in McKlunky's.

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Babe, don't be like that.

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I think Jack and Sharon are going to be over there, as well.

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-It gets better.

-Babe, it'll be a laugh. Family night out.

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All right. I suppose so.

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-There's one last thing.

-Mm?

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-We were talking, and Derek came in, he overheard us...

-No! No way.

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Jack and Sharon, fair enough. But I'm not having a night out with Derek.

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Just relax, will you? It'll be fine. Jack's lining up a bird for him. He'll be distracted. It'll be fine.

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I've got a job for you.

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What's that?

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Stick these up all over the Square.

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Not entirely sure that's in my job description, mate.

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Just do it. And you can have the night off, and all.

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I don't think my bank balance likes the sound of that.

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You'll get paid.

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As long as you spread the word and make sure you're in the Vic tonight. Yeah?

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Don't you think you should be asking me that first?

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-I want to make sure it's busy in the Vic tonight.

-Phil.

-Don't worry, I know what I'm doing.

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Talk about desperate, eh?

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Beg your pardon?

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Him and his poxy night at the Vic tonight.

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He owns this place and you work here.

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You'd do well to remember that, Joey.

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Shouldn't you be out there putting them up?

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Thank you.

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-Kettle's boiled.

-Cheers.

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Del, about earlier...

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Yeah. Your lack of loyalty did surprise me somewhat.

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Well, you're coming now, aren't you?

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And Jack's going to line up a bird for you.

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What?

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It's a couples' thing, Del. I told you, didn't I?

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Didn't think our family did couples' nights.

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Well, we are tonight.

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Just, Tanya... I just want to keep her happy.

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To be honest, I just wish it was over and done with.

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Well, if I wanted to take a bird, I'd have found one myself.

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Fair enough.

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Apparently, Jack's lined up a right stunner for you.

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Yeah?

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She does the cutest little thing with her mouth when she's sleeping.

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Like this, like...

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-Aw, that's so gorgeous.

-And when she first wakes up,

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it's like she don't quite know where she is.

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I get that sometimes.

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And then she sees me, and it's like, her eyes just light up.

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And she don't look at anyone else like that. Just me. Not even Pops.

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What?

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Change the record, will you?

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You've wanted a day off for weeks.

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Why don't you just enjoy your freedom?

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As much as you can.

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This bad boy comes off Friday.

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So, what do you want to talk about, then?

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Something less boring, like cars? Or maybe some boxing?

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Talking about babies is fine, for the first few hours.

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Oi.

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My mum reckons men aren't like women.

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I always said that woman was a genius.

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When it comes to babies, I mean.

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-Jay loves Lexi really, don't you?

-Yeah, course I do.

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Yeah, she reckons men only really get close to kids

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when they're older.

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-Like when they can talk and that.

-Yeah. Some don't even do that.

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-Can I help you?

-All right? I'm Chantelle. Is he with you?

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Well, it looks like it, yeah.

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You know what I mean.

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-What's it got to do with you?

-My mate reckons you're fit.

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Well, I reckon you should tell your mate he's got higher standards.

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Who could blame her?

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Have you sorted it out yet?

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-Yeah, I said I would, didn't I?

-Are you sure she's all right?

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Yes, she'll be fine. Trust me.

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What you doing here?

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What you talking about? It's my office, as well.

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Lauren said you had a meeting up town.

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-Oh, I'm just getting some paperwork.

-Why didn't you mention it?

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It's that geezer from last week. Thought it'd be a nice surprise.

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Hm.

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What's all that lot about out there?

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Oh, they're funders for the thing Ray's setting up.

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-Yeah, people can't stop throwing money at us these days.

-Cheers.

-Nice one, mate.

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-I'm going to go.

-Yeah, well, good luck.

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Cheers. See you later.

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See you later.

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I never understood how you ended up in business with him.

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He's all right.

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He just needs a bit of help at the moment.

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He does. He needs help, all right.

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OK, so the plan is to get the kids in here,

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then we'll boost their fitness and their confidence, at the same time.

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And what made you want to set up a scheme like this?

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You see, I was a PT Instructor in the army.

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So, I know the value of discipline and hard work.

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I want to pass that knowledge on.

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With all due respect, I'm sure there are a lot of ex soldiers out there

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who know all about discipline and hard work.

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What makes you so different?

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Ah... Mr... Do you mind if I call you Keith?

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OK. You know what, a few weeks ago,

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I was reminded of what it feels like to be judged.

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You know, to feel completely powerless.

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The kids that I want to bring in here,

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I mean, these kids go through this every single day of their lives.

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I just want to help them get some self respect.

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Shut up!

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You know what? I'm going to go find out what's so funny.

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Just leave it, they're not worth the ag.

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Maybe we should just go.

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-Yeah, you're right. Cos Jay looks a little bit scared.

-I don't.

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We won't let 'em hurt him. Will we?

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No. You're right.

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Maybe we should go. Today's about fun. And this ain't it, is it? Yeah?

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Do you know what I reckon?

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I reckon Jay should buy us a drink for saving him from them big nasty girls.

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I'd love to, ladies, but I'm skint, I'm afraid.

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I'm sure I can stretch to a couple of teas, now I'm a successful businesswoman, an' all that.

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Oi-oi, fitty.

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I can ask my dad to give you a job.

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I'm sure he'll be able to find you some work.

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Yeah, good luck with that.

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You all right?

0:16:540:16:56

Yeah, I'm fine, let's just go.

0:16:560:16:57

How many people you reckon will come?

0:17:020:17:04

That's the problem with parties, you know -

0:17:040:17:06

knowing who's going to turn up.

0:17:060:17:07

Hey, maybe I can get the decks in.

0:17:070:17:09

Play some big tunes, get this place bubbling, you know.

0:17:090:17:11

And you know what would be a good idea?

0:17:110:17:13

If we done a little VIP area over here.

0:17:130:17:15

You know, just for friends and family.

0:17:150:17:18

Can you button it for two minutes?

0:17:180:17:20

Hey?

0:17:200:17:21

Sorry.

0:17:210:17:23

Is Derek really that bad?

0:17:270:17:28

Yeah. Just be careful with him. Yeah, he's a nasty piece of work.

0:17:280:17:31

I've handled worse before.

0:17:310:17:33

He gives me the creeps, you know?

0:17:330:17:35

No chance of completing the Branning set?

0:17:350:17:37

Oh, God, no!

0:17:370:17:38

Suppose you can't choose your families, eh?

0:17:380:17:40

You can choose your in-laws, though. But I didn't give it enough thought.

0:17:400:17:43

And if you had?

0:17:430:17:45

I probably would've done the same. Might have thought about emigrating to Australia.

0:17:450:17:48

You trying to warn me off the Branning clan or something?

0:17:480:17:51

No, of course not. Jack's a lovely bloke.

0:17:510:17:53

-Your loyalty's touching, Tanya.

-Anyway, Jack's lined up a date for Derek,

0:17:530:17:57

so, a bit of luck, he'll be too busy to bother with us, won't he?

0:17:570:18:00

Better hope she's got her wine goggles on.

0:18:000:18:02

Jack's bringing a girl, is he?

0:18:020:18:04

For Derek, obviously.

0:18:040:18:06

Yeah.

0:18:060:18:07

MUSIC: "You Lucky People You" by Frank Sinatra

0:18:090:18:12

# Then here's the green velvet landscape and to prove I'm no rogue

0:18:120:18:17

# I'll add a smart-looking rainbow like you see pictured in Vogue

0:18:180:18:24

# I've a wonderful buy in a wrap-around sky of moonlight blue

0:18:240:18:29

# And it's yours for a love song You lucky people you. #

0:18:290:18:36

MUSIC: "Everybody Changes" by Keane

0:18:380:18:40

-Are you waiting for somebody?

-No.

0:18:430:18:46

Can I get you anything else?

0:18:460:18:48

No, I'm fine. Thanks.

0:18:480:18:50

# And remember my name

0:18:500:18:52

# But everybody's changing and I don't feel the same. #

0:18:520:18:59

People are out for a good time tonight.

0:19:020:19:04

-I want smiles and fun.

-Phil, it's not Club 18-30.

0:19:040:19:07

I never said it was! People still want to have a good time, don't they?

0:19:070:19:10

-You all right, mate?

-All right, bruv?

0:19:150:19:17

Where's Derek?

0:19:170:19:19

I don't know. He said he'd be here, didn't he?

0:19:190:19:21

Max, this is Lisa. Lisa, this is Max.

0:19:210:19:22

Lovely to meet you.

0:19:220:19:25

-My other brother.

-Yeah, likewise.

0:19:250:19:27

Oh, that's my wife, Tanya. Tanya, Lisa.

0:19:300:19:33

Hi.

0:19:330:19:35

And that's Sharon.

0:19:350:19:36

Nice to meet you.

0:19:360:19:38

Right. Anyone for a drink?

0:19:480:19:50

Hm.

0:19:500:19:51

-Yeah.

-Yeah.

0:19:510:19:53

Hey. How did it go?

0:19:550:19:57

-You know what, I shouldn't have listened to you. It was a disaster.

-Really?

0:19:570:20:01

I couldn't relax in that suit.

0:20:010:20:02

I've just blown the whole thing, man.

0:20:020:20:04

-Funny, that!

-Funny how?

-You know you left your phone at my place?

0:20:040:20:08

-Yeah?

-Well, the guy just called.

-What, you answered my phone?

0:20:080:20:11

Relax, will you?

0:20:110:20:13

He said you should call him tomorrow.

0:20:130:20:16

Sounds quite promising.

0:20:160:20:18

He seems to think that the hoodies would relate to you, or something.

0:20:180:20:22

Wow!

0:20:220:20:23

You do realise that I need someone to relate to?

0:20:230:20:27

Yeah?

0:20:270:20:29

Preferably somebody in a nice suit on the other side

0:20:290:20:33

of a nice posh dinner table.

0:20:330:20:34

-I'm sure I can help you with that.

-Oh, really?

0:20:340:20:36

CRASHING

0:20:360:20:37

Sorry about that, but some of us have got work to do.

0:20:370:20:41

Here he is.

0:20:490:20:50

How do you do?

0:21:000:21:02

My name is Derek Branning.

0:21:020:21:04

Very pleased to meet you.

0:21:040:21:06

Hi.

0:21:060:21:07

You said a couple of hours.

0:21:260:21:27

I know, I know, I know, it just went on and on.

0:21:270:21:29

But it went like a dream. It was beautiful, start to finish.

0:21:290:21:32

This guy's a serious operator. Think I clinched it.

0:21:320:21:35

Well, you can give me an extra 20 quid, then, can't you?

0:21:350:21:38

OK, OK, fair enough.

0:21:420:21:46

Thank you.

0:21:460:21:48

This one's delighted to see her daddy back.

0:21:480:21:51

-I bet she is.

-See you later.

-See you.

0:21:510:21:53

-There you go.

-Cheers.

-Ta.

0:22:030:22:04

I'm glad we came, now. The entertainment's been first class so far.

0:22:060:22:11

Ray, mate.

0:22:110:22:13

What's going on? We ordered food ages ago.

0:22:130:22:15

-Come on, you can see how busy it is.

-You tell my stomach that, will you?

0:22:150:22:18

Just take it easy. I promise I'll be with you soon as I can.

0:22:180:22:21

How long's that going to be?

0:22:210:22:22

-Sorry about the delay. The food'll be right with you, won't it?

-Yeah.

0:22:220:22:25

Just something we need to do. And he'll have you sorted.

0:22:250:22:29

So, you've known Jack for a while, then?

0:22:300:22:33

A little while, yeah.

0:22:330:22:34

You haven't known him as long as I have.

0:22:340:22:37

I could tell you a story or two.

0:22:370:22:40

You can spill the beans when I get back from the little girls' room.

0:22:400:22:43

I certainly will.

0:22:430:22:45

-The little girls' room?

-That's what I thought!

0:22:460:22:49

Oi. You think that's funny, do you?

0:22:490:22:52

-Don't have a go at me, mate. He's the one that brought her.

-You're laughing at her!

0:22:520:22:55

-It was an accident.

-Don't you think I don't know what's going on either.

0:22:550:22:58

She's gorgeous, all right? Lighten up, will you?

0:22:580:23:01

-I think you make a lovely couple.

-When I want your opinion, I'll ask for it.

0:23:010:23:04

If I've got an opinion, I'll give you it, all right?

0:23:040:23:06

-Derek, Derek, calm down, mate.

-And you keep your advice to yourself, an' all.

0:23:060:23:10

-It's hardly Sharon's fault, is it?

-Just leave it. It's fine.

0:23:100:23:14

INCOMPREHENSIBLE BANTER

0:23:140:23:17

Can I have a bit of hush, please?

0:23:210:23:25

Can I have a bit of hush, please, everyone? Thanks.

0:23:250:23:28

The reason I've called you all here together tonight

0:23:280:23:31

was to put something back in its proper place.

0:23:310:23:34

So, here goes...

0:23:340:23:35

Hey!

0:23:350:23:37

LIGHT APPLAUSE

0:23:370:23:39

There's a free drink behind the bar for everyone.

0:23:400:23:45

APPLAUSE

0:23:450:23:48

Someone's pushing the boat out, ain't they?

0:23:500:23:52

-It's a tiny little boat, innit?

-Hm.

0:23:520:23:55

Like a canoe or something.

0:23:550:23:57

See you, I reckon you're getting too big for your boots, you.

0:23:570:24:00

-Oh, yeah? I reckon you're taking yourself a little bit too seriously.

-Oh, is that what you reckon, is it?

0:24:000:24:05

It's all right.

0:24:050:24:06

-I think it's about time someone taught you a lesson.

-Oh, yeah?

-Yeah.

0:24:060:24:09

-You reckon you're capable?

-You know I'm capable.

0:24:090:24:12

Pack it in. Both of you.

0:24:120:24:13

APPLAUSE

0:24:130:24:14

-You OK?

-Yeah, why?

0:25:030:25:06

Just you're a whole 41 minutes early for your curfew.

0:25:060:25:09

Ha-ha-ha! You're so funny. How's she been?

0:25:090:25:13

She's been an absolute angel. Ain't you, eh?

0:25:130:25:15

Yes. How was your day?

0:25:150:25:19

Do you know what? I think freedom's a bit overrated.

0:25:190:25:22

Isn't it?

0:25:220:25:24

Yes. It's your mum back!

0:25:240:25:27

Has your mum come to see you? Has your mum come to see you?

0:25:270:25:32

-Listen, I'm going to call her a cab, yeah?

-OK.

0:25:340:25:37

You all right?

0:25:380:25:39

-Yeah, yeah. Fine.

-You done well, getting it so busy tonight. Peggy would have been proud.

0:25:390:25:44

That was good, you know.

0:25:440:25:45

The way you had us thinking that the surprise was that old thing

0:25:450:25:48

when you wanted everybody together to welcome back Kat and Alfie.

0:25:480:25:51

Phil, I like your style, brother.

0:25:510:25:53

Oh, man!

0:25:530:25:54

Maybe a Branning triple date was a little bit ambitious.

0:25:560:26:00

Yeah, maybe.

0:26:000:26:02

Funny, though, weren't it?

0:26:020:26:04

Well, still got time for dinner in McKlunky's, if you fancy it!

0:26:070:26:11

It is so good to have you home, brother.

0:26:130:26:15

-It's great to be back, Fats. Thanks, mate.

-Where's Jean?

0:26:150:26:17

Jean's at Wendy's. Don't worry about Jean. Tell me about fiesta time.

0:26:170:26:20

We had a wonderful time. Just what the doctor ordered. But now it's time for action.

0:26:200:26:25

Good, time to get this party started. Let's do this.

0:26:250:26:27

Phil, I just wanted to say, well, me and Kat want to say,

0:26:270:26:30

that we're genuinely sorry about leaving you in the lurch.

0:26:300:26:33

Well, as I was about to say before all the interruptions...

0:26:350:26:39

I'm back in charge of the Vic. For good.

0:26:390:26:41

Kat and Alfie - they don't work here any more.

0:26:420:26:46

ALARM CLOCK BEEPS

0:26:550:26:58

Oh, you're awake again, are you?! Do you not need to sleep?

0:27:120:27:17

BABY VOMITS

0:27:220:27:24

Come on!

0:27:240:27:26

You can't keep doing that.

0:27:260:27:29

You can't keep doing it, cos it's disgusting. And it's driving me mad.

0:27:290:27:33

Lauren, hi, it's Michael.

0:27:480:27:50

Yeah, how do you feel about earning some extra money again?

0:27:500:27:53

OK, yeah, yeah, that's cool. All right, bye.

0:27:550:27:58

(All right, all right, all right. Fine, fine, fine.)

0:27:580:28:03

Jack!

0:28:070:28:08

Hello, mate.

0:28:100:28:11

No, he can't just chuck you out like that.

0:28:110:28:13

He's got to give you at least a week's notice.

0:28:130:28:16

Anyway, how was the second honeymoon?

0:28:170:28:19

It was lovely, Jean. It was perfect. It was great.

0:28:190:28:21

D'you know any minute now my name's about to be taken off the top of this door?

0:28:210:28:24

Yeah, well, if you hadn't just run away like that, this wouldn't have happened.

0:28:240:28:28

Do you know how stressful it's been? Running the Vic? Looking after Phil?

0:28:280:28:32

Let alone deal with his sudden interest in decorating?

0:28:320:28:35

Oh! Hello. Your toaster broken, is it?

0:28:440:28:47

You know how I like to start the morning -

0:28:470:28:50

seeing my beautiful daughter.

0:28:500:28:51

-Dad, come on! You know Jay's good with cars.

-Yeah.

0:28:510:28:54

-I know he's good with an alibi an' all, don't mean I trust him.

-Dad!

0:28:540:28:57

He'd be bad for business, all right?

0:28:570:28:59

PHONE RINGS

0:28:590:29:02

Not Derek again! He's called about six times this morning!

0:29:020:29:05

-What does he want?

-An apology.

0:29:050:29:07

-Apparently we didn't treat him with enough respect.

-You're kidding?

-See you later.

0:29:070:29:11

See YOU next meal time.

0:29:110:29:14

You know what I like about Derek? Manners.

0:29:150:29:18

Should never underestimate good manners.

0:29:180:29:20

Squaring up to his brother in his local boozer?

0:29:200:29:23

Very well-mannered, Mum(!)

0:29:230:29:24

Families are for life, girl.

0:29:260:29:28

You want to learn how to get along with him.

0:29:280:29:30

Do I? Why?

0:29:300:29:31

What is it with you and Derek? This hate?

0:29:320:29:35

What is with you always sticking up for him?

0:29:350:29:37

He's like a Jack Russell.

0:29:370:29:39

Small. Bit yappy. Ultimately harmless.

0:29:390:29:42

Keep telling yourself that. Don't know the half of it.

0:29:420:29:46

Know what?

0:29:460:29:47

It's nothing. It's nothing.

0:29:500:29:51

What ain't you told me?

0:29:510:29:53

Don't walk away from me when I'm talking to you!

0:29:530:29:56

Mum, honestly, just... ignore me, it's nothing.

0:29:560:30:00

I'm not being funny but I've got my books to do, so...

0:30:000:30:03

I'll see you later.

0:30:030:30:04

-Tanya...

-Mum.

0:30:080:30:10

I'm a big girl.

0:30:100:30:12

Y'know, I still can't believe what he's done in there,

0:30:270:30:29

he's changed everything.

0:30:290:30:30

Like Phil Mitchell's gone all aqua.

0:30:300:30:33

HE SIGHS

0:30:330:30:35

It's like he's painted the life out of it.

0:30:370:30:39

This is all my fault.

0:30:410:30:43

If we hadn't have left, if I hadn't...

0:30:430:30:46

PHONE BEEPS

0:30:460:30:48

Pizza offer.

0:30:570:30:58

Why d'you delete it then?

0:31:020:31:03

I dunno. Sorry.

0:31:060:31:09

That was a PIZZA OFFER.

0:31:110:31:12

It wasn't anything, I swear.

0:31:120:31:15

Alfie, I promised you I wouldn't have any contact with him.

0:31:150:31:18

All right? I promised you!

0:31:180:31:20

I know, I know, I know.

0:31:220:31:25

Let's stick to what we agreed, yeah?

0:31:250:31:27

A deal is a deal. No more questions. Just looking forward.

0:31:270:31:31

And no looking back. All right?

0:31:310:31:33

Cos we're a family. Yeah? Yeah. Come on.

0:31:330:31:36

Right.

0:31:360:31:39

I'm going to talk to Phil, I'm going to get it sorted.

0:31:390:31:42

-All right?

-No.

0:31:480:31:50

I'm going to be late. Lexi kept me up all night.

0:31:500:31:52

-Yeah, I heard.

-Well, I'm going to get these done

0:31:520:31:54

then get myself down the community centre.

0:31:540:31:56

She's sleeping now, but I'm really, really late.

0:31:560:31:58

Why don't you let me look after her, eh?

0:31:580:32:00

-Give me something to do.

-But it's a mother-and-baby class.

0:32:000:32:03

Waking up a baby that ain't slept all night, that's good parenting, is it?

0:32:030:32:07

Thanks, Pops.

0:32:070:32:09

You're the best mum out of the lot of 'em!

0:32:090:32:12

Go on. Go!

0:32:120:32:14

-Yeah, bye, see ya.

-Ta-da.

0:32:140:32:17

Hey.

0:32:180:32:19

-It's all right, Phil, I can clear up.

-Ain't your job.

0:32:190:32:22

And I want you out of here by the end of the day.

0:32:220:32:24

Listen, Phil, I'm really sorry. But you can't chuck us out!

0:32:240:32:27

-Should have thought of that before.

-I know. And I'm really sorry!

0:32:270:32:30

I really mean it, I'm sorry.

0:32:300:32:32

-HE SIGHS

-But you can't chuck us out.

0:32:320:32:34

Not without giving us a week's notice. I've checked the agreement.

0:32:340:32:38

It's my pub, and what I say goes.

0:32:380:32:40

HE SIGHS

0:32:400:32:43

Phil, I know what you're trying to do.

0:32:430:32:44

You're trying to distract yourself. Move on.

0:32:440:32:48

But don't move on by moving us out!

0:32:480:32:51

Please, c'mon. This is our home, Phil.

0:32:510:32:54

A week's notice - home and job. And Roxy's the manager.

0:32:550:32:58

-Roxy?

-Least she ain't going to disappear, is she?

0:32:580:33:02

Yeah, thanks. Bye.

0:33:060:33:09

Phil's given us a week. So we've got a week to change his mind.

0:33:090:33:13

That was a supplier!

0:33:150:33:17

He wanted to know what name to put on the order. Because Phil said we left.

0:33:170:33:20

Roxy.

0:33:200:33:21

Phil's made Roxy the manager.

0:33:210:33:23

Right. Come on! Let's tidy this place up then.

0:33:320:33:35

But she hadn't slept all night.

0:33:350:33:36

This is a practical parenting class, Lola.

0:33:360:33:39

Waking a baby that hasn't slept all night is good parenting?

0:33:390:33:42

Your social worker wanted me to let her know how you're getting on -

0:33:420:33:45

if I don't see you with Lexi, I can't do that!

0:33:450:33:48

I'll have to tell her.

0:33:490:33:51

Hello, ladies.

0:33:540:33:56

Make yourselves comfortable. Sit down.

0:33:560:33:58

-Look, I promised Amy we'd go to the zoo.

-Yeah. We'll come too.

0:34:000:34:04

-Babies love animals.

-But if I'm with you, I'm not with Amy.

0:34:040:34:06

It's a daddy date.

0:34:060:34:08

What's a daddy date?

0:34:090:34:10

All dads have to have special time with their little girls.

0:34:100:34:13

-Yeah?

-Yeah.

-Anyway, Roxy's got her hands full.

0:34:150:34:20

Kat and Alfie came back last night.

0:34:200:34:23

-And Phil sacked 'em.

-Did he? Both of them came back, yeah?

0:34:230:34:27

Yeah. Both of 'em came back. Why'd you say that?

0:34:270:34:31

No reason, no reason. Go on, go have your "daddy date".

0:34:310:34:35

Oh, how'd that meeting go yesterday?

0:34:350:34:39

Oh, no joy.

0:34:420:34:43

No surprises there, then.

0:34:440:34:46

BABY CRIES

0:34:510:34:54

What other ways have we tried to help baby go to sleep?

0:34:570:35:01

Er...Lola.

0:35:020:35:04

I don't know. Clean 'em,

0:35:070:35:09

feed 'em, sing to 'em.

0:35:090:35:12

Put some brandy in their bottle? Innit?

0:35:120:35:15

SHE LAUGHS

0:35:150:35:18

I was joking, Gillian. I didn't mean it.

0:35:180:35:21

NEVER try that. That isn't funny!

0:35:210:35:24

KNOCK ON DOOR

0:35:270:35:29

Are you ready to tell me what happened? I've shut up shop.

0:35:290:35:32

And I'm not leaving here until I get some answers.

0:35:320:35:36

All right.

0:35:420:35:43

D'you remember all that business with Alice?

0:35:440:35:47

You know, Derek got upset? You got upset?

0:35:470:35:50

What about it?

0:35:500:35:52

Derek pinned me up against a wall. Told me I was a dead woman.

0:35:550:35:58

What?!

0:35:580:36:00

Did he?

0:36:040:36:05

Yeah, I told Alice what he was really like. Maybe I shouldn't have.

0:36:060:36:10

There's no reason for a man to threaten a woman. EVER.

0:36:100:36:13

-That's all right. I'll see how he likes being pushed about.

-Don't.

0:36:130:36:17

Just leave it.

0:36:170:36:18

Honestly. Both of you. It's done. It's finished.

0:36:180:36:21

Promise me.

0:36:220:36:24

We're the heart of the Vic. Right?

0:36:380:36:40

-Yeah, we are. You're everyone's favourite landlord.

-Listen,

0:36:400:36:44

we've just got to find a way of getting the punters back in the pub.

0:36:440:36:47

Appeal to Phil's wallet.

0:36:470:36:49

And who likes a bargain more than anyone else?

0:36:500:36:52

-Nan...

-Cos?

-She's tight!

0:36:520:36:56

Jean! Sweetheart, listen,

0:36:570:36:59

I'm sorry about all the upset and everything that's going on.

0:36:590:37:03

Why don't you take the day off today?

0:37:030:37:05

-Give me a chance to find somewhere else to live, I suppose.

-Good girl!

0:37:050:37:08

-Means you can keep your eye on Tommy.

-What?

-I got a plan!

-Alfie!

0:37:080:37:11

There you go, you're with your Auntie Jean now!

0:37:110:37:14

-SHE SIGHS

-Come on, then!

0:37:160:37:18

Remember who I am, then? Now you ain't with your posh mate?

0:37:360:37:39

Cos I thought you was too good for us,

0:37:390:37:42

now you got yourself a "real family".

0:37:420:37:45

Y'know? Up yourself.

0:37:450:37:47

Ain't like that, Alexa.

0:37:470:37:50

What you doin' now? You want to cotch with us?

0:37:520:37:54

Yeah, go on then!

0:37:580:37:59

All right, ladies. Let me introduce to you

0:38:020:38:04

the big, bad Miss Lola Pearce.

0:38:040:38:07

-Good to see you again.

-You too.

-Come on.

0:38:090:38:12

What do you reckon, eh?

0:38:180:38:19

Fiver? Maybe a bit of bingo. Maybe a pub quiz...

0:38:190:38:22

What're you doing?

0:38:220:38:24

Pensioners pint, pie and mash all for a fiver.

0:38:240:38:26

-We've got enough pies in the freezer.

-OK,

0:38:260:38:28

Look, I'm really sorry but... You'll have to run it past me.

0:38:280:38:31

It's for the punters. If you not interested, then fine.

0:38:310:38:35

I'm not saying that! Just.... We got to discuss... Fine.

0:38:350:38:39

Do it. OK?

0:38:390:38:41

How was the second honeymoon?

0:38:410:38:44

-It was lovely, yeah.

-Yeah.

0:38:440:38:46

All right for some. Is Amy ready for the zoo?

0:38:460:38:51

Yes. She's upstairs. I'll get her in a minute.

0:38:510:38:53

Michael wanted to tag along. I said he couldn't.

0:38:530:38:55

-You should've let him. He's finding it hard.

-Today's about me and Amy.

0:38:550:38:58

-What d'you mean - finding it hard?

-Janine's gone.

0:38:580:39:01

-Left the both of them.

-What? Him and Scarlett?

0:39:010:39:04

-Yeah, he's not taking it well.

-When did this happen then?

0:39:040:39:06

The night you left.

0:39:060:39:08

-Anyway, you ready?

-Yeah, come on.

0:39:110:39:13

Sorry! I'm so sorry.

0:39:210:39:23

You still in Dalston?

0:39:240:39:26

No, my new fosterer lives in Hackney.

0:39:260:39:28

Keeps going on about my "future".

0:39:280:39:31

What about you? How's it going with, your, um..?

0:39:310:39:34

-My pops?

-Yeah.

-He's a right laugh, actually.

0:39:340:39:36

That's good. No offence or anything,

0:39:360:39:39

-but I'm not really interested in happy-ever-afters. Y'know?

-Sorry.

0:39:390:39:44

It's all right.

0:39:440:39:45

Do you fancy hitting the sales? Getting a few...bargains?

0:39:480:39:52

I'm barred, actually. Been caught sale shopping way too many times.

0:39:520:39:56

OK. You keep lookout then, yeah? Come on, girls.

0:39:560:39:59

Roxy said Janine's left you!

0:40:110:40:14

Hello, Michael, how're you? I'm fine, Kathleen. Thanks for asking.

0:40:140:40:18

How are you?

0:40:180:40:20

I'm fine, thank you, Kathleen. Thanks for asking.

0:40:200:40:24

How's Alfie?

0:40:240:40:25

He's good.

0:40:250:40:27

Good. We're both good.

0:40:270:40:30

So has she really left you?

0:40:300:40:33

It was me that ended it. I...

0:40:330:40:36

Me. Not her. It was me.

0:40:360:40:39

Are you going to look me in the eye and tell me that?

0:40:400:40:42

It was me.

0:40:440:40:46

Michael. You don't have to pretend.

0:40:470:40:50

I can't believe you didn't say anything that night.

0:40:520:40:55

You just listened to me...

0:40:570:40:58

Wasn't really about me, that night, it was about you.

0:40:580:41:02

So where's she gone?

0:41:050:41:07

"Abroad."

0:41:080:41:10

Wherever that is.

0:41:110:41:14

She's not kept in touch.

0:41:140:41:15

Ah!

0:41:160:41:18

She...left those for me.

0:41:180:41:21

Come on! Come on!

0:41:310:41:33

Alexa! Alexa! Come in here!

0:41:330:41:36

Told you I'd get some bargains, didn't I?

0:41:440:41:46

You're mental, do you know that?

0:41:460:41:48

SHE LAUGHS

0:41:480:41:50

What have you got there?

0:41:500:41:52

Not bad. Mirror, please. Do you want that?

0:41:520:41:55

Same again please.

0:41:550:41:57

Actually, make it a double, Alfie, will you?

0:41:570:41:59

I'm waiting.

0:42:060:42:09

My apology?

0:42:090:42:10

That girl that Jack set me up with...

0:42:100:42:13

And I don't appreciate being laughed at. Show some respect.

0:42:130:42:16

You want some respect do you, Del?

0:42:160:42:19

What, after you threatened Tanya? Pinned her against a wall?

0:42:190:42:22

C'mon. Fair dos. No-one stands between a man and his daughter.

0:42:220:42:25

You don't lift a finger to her, right?

0:42:250:42:27

You're telling me what to do now, are you?

0:42:270:42:29

You should be nice to me.

0:42:290:42:30

Do you want Tanya finding out about your problem?

0:42:300:42:33

Look, there's only one thing that's going to sort that out and that's money.

0:42:390:42:43

You want 'em to keep quiet then pay 'em.

0:42:430:42:45

-I HAVE paid 'em, Del.

-Yeah, well, it's obviously not enough, is it?

0:42:450:42:48

You all right there, Alfie?

0:42:510:42:53

Heard you an' Kat have been on a second honeymoon.

0:42:530:42:56

-Nice time?

-'Scuse me.

0:42:560:42:58

If you need a hand, just give me a call. All right?

0:43:120:43:14

-You don't need to do this on your own.

-(Thanks).

0:43:140:43:17

You was right about me and Alfie.

0:43:170:43:19

We are worth fighting for.

0:43:190:43:21

Always.

0:43:210:43:22

It's a shame Janine didn't feel the same.

0:43:240:43:27

D'you mind? Take your feet down.

0:43:410:43:43

Are you going to let them get away with that?

0:43:460:43:48

Good luck.

0:43:520:43:54

I found this. It's minging.

0:44:090:44:11

I want a new burger and my money back

0:44:110:44:12

or I'm calling environmental health.

0:44:120:44:15

OK. Sorry.

0:44:150:44:16

When d'you get that tag?

0:44:180:44:20

Few months ago. Comes off Friday, though.

0:44:200:44:23

Nah, it's all right. Had a heavy one last night. It was mental.

0:44:230:44:27

-I got so wasted!

-Thought you looked knackered!

0:44:270:44:30

PHONE RINGS

0:44:530:44:56

Hello. Yeah.

0:44:590:45:01

Michael Moon speaking, yeah.

0:45:010:45:03

No, no idea where your cleaner is.

0:45:040:45:07

What did they look like?

0:45:090:45:11

All right, Phil?

0:45:200:45:21

I need more motors.

0:45:230:45:25

-Right.

-The usual, yeah?

0:45:260:45:28

I'll make it worth your while.

0:45:280:45:30

I'll have a word with my mate.

0:45:300:45:31

You'll have to get someone else to do the dirty work.

0:45:310:45:34

I thought you could, y'know? Same deal as before.

0:45:340:45:37

No, I said, you'll have to get someone else to do the dirty work.

0:45:370:45:42

-Here you go, sweetheart.

-Thanks, darlin'. Place ain't been the same without you.

0:45:430:45:47

Thank you, Cora. Much appreciated.

0:45:470:45:49

-How's your lovely boy?

-Yeah, he's great, darling. He's...

0:45:490:45:53

'Scuse me...

0:45:530:45:54

All right, babe. Where you been, then?

0:45:550:45:58

Went to see Michael. What with Janine going...

0:45:580:46:00

Listen Kat, we have enough worries of our own.

0:46:000:46:03

-Michael can take care of himself.

-He'd like you to think that.

0:46:030:46:06

He's making out that he dumped Janine.

0:46:060:46:09

But I saw him the night that she left.

0:46:090:46:11

And that was not a man that wanted to split up his family.

0:46:110:46:15

Yes, darling?

0:46:150:46:17

-Look, it's been really nice catching up but I got to...

-Already?

0:46:260:46:29

-We ain't even started yet.

-Yeah.

0:46:290:46:33

Hiya. Can I have a doughnut?

0:46:330:46:35

-Er, excuse me?

-Why, what've you done?

0:46:380:46:41

Can you stop that?

0:46:430:46:45

Forget it. You should really chuck them out.

0:46:460:46:49

D'you hear what she's saying, Lola? That's not very nice, like, is it?

0:46:490:46:53

You know these morons?!

0:46:530:46:55

Are you going to let her talk to us like that?

0:46:550:46:58

Cos you're either my mate or hers. You can't have it both ways.

0:46:580:47:01

Come on, let's go.

0:47:100:47:12

Here, Rox, how come you've got to go and see Michael?

0:47:160:47:18

I'll be half an hour. He needs me.

0:47:180:47:20

Oh, he needs you. Poor abandoned Michael.

0:47:200:47:22

You of all people should know what he's like! The bloke only thinks about himself!

0:47:220:47:26

Rox, have you forgot about Jean? And Ronnie? He's using you, all right?

0:47:260:47:30

Grandad, I'm just going to help a mate out. All right?

0:47:300:47:33

He needs someone to talk to.

0:47:330:47:35

-What's the matter? Is everything OK?

-Yeah. Absolutely fine.

0:48:330:48:36

I just need to dive out for a bit of business. Won't be long.

0:48:360:48:39

-Michael! Michael! Hold on! Where are you...

-She's asleep in there.

0:48:390:48:41

Where are you going? Are you coming back?

0:48:410:48:43

-Are you coming back, Mic...!

-DOOR CLOSES

0:48:430:48:46

-Phil!

-I hoped I'd see you.

-I've only got a minute.

0:48:480:48:52

I've got a delivery coming to R&R early and I need to pick up Denny.

0:48:520:48:56

Could you wait for it? Please?

0:48:560:48:59

I can pick him up for you, if you want, give him some tea.

0:48:590:49:01

Don't mind hanging out with a six-year-old boy?

0:49:010:49:03

Nah, six is the best age to be.

0:49:030:49:05

Thanks, Phil, I'll let the school know. Cheers, mate.

0:49:050:49:09

I don't understand why you won't give Jay a job.

0:49:110:49:13

-Babe, just change the record, will you? Please?

-Give him one.

0:49:130:49:16

What?

0:49:170:49:18

You must be able to find something for him to do.

0:49:180:49:22

Thanks, Mum.

0:49:220:49:23

You changed your tune.

0:49:260:49:28

Why'd you say that?

0:49:280:49:31

I've been thinking about it.

0:49:310:49:32

It's the only way we can keep an eye on him, ain't it?

0:49:320:49:35

I saw Derek.

0:49:390:49:40

What? You promised me you wouldn't!

0:49:410:49:44

I weren't going to just not say anything, was I?

0:49:440:49:46

-Oh great! Now he really will kick off, won't he!

-Course he won't kick off!

0:49:460:49:49

Babe, I ain't having him treating you like that.

0:49:490:49:52

I love you.

0:49:540:49:56

I do. I love you.

0:49:580:50:00

All right.

0:50:020:50:03

-Pops?

-Where've you been?

0:50:090:50:12

-Sorry. How's Lexi?

-Grumpy!

0:50:120:50:15

I had to wake her. Didn't want her up all night again.

0:50:150:50:17

All right, all right! Hang on!

0:50:170:50:19

-Where is she, Bill?

-Where are you going?

-Lola!

0:50:210:50:24

-What?

-There you are!

0:50:240:50:26

29 Edward Street. Mr Ridge. Ring any bells?

0:50:260:50:29

Used to be with Butcher's Joints. He's got himself a new cleaner. You!

0:50:290:50:33

-What a coincidence!

-I can explain...

-Oh, can you really?

0:50:330:50:36

How'd you get the details? Bit of light thievery? Bit of breaking and entering?

0:50:360:50:39

-What you talking about?

-I bet social services would love to hear about that. And the Old Bill.

0:50:390:50:44

-Why don't we go there together?

-Ow!

-Get your hands off her!

0:50:440:50:47

Stealing my business from underneath my nose!

0:50:470:50:50

Well, Janine didn't want it, did she?

0:50:500:50:53

-Come on!

-Ow! Get off me!

-What're you doing?

0:50:530:50:57

She's a kid! What're you doing?

0:50:570:51:00

DOOR SLAMS

0:51:120:51:13

Here y'are. Want to play with this? You just, er...

0:51:200:51:23

Is it yours?

0:51:230:51:25

It was... It was my boy's.

0:51:250:51:28

You just twist it. I think.

0:51:280:51:31

Think it's broken, mate. Sorry.

0:51:340:51:37

Thought you were meant to be good with cars.

0:51:500:51:54

PHIL CHUCKLES

0:51:540:51:57

Now, show me how you did that again. Go on.

0:51:570:52:02

Cos that was on top of it...

0:52:020:52:05

-And the roof was off like that.

-Right.

0:52:050:52:07

So I just clipped the roof on...

0:52:070:52:10

and then put the back up.

0:52:100:52:12

Then I shut the doors...

0:52:130:52:15

Cheers, darling.

0:52:260:52:27

-Swear you didn't break into Butcher's Joints?

-No, I didn't!

0:52:270:52:31

-How did you get that client's number?

-Gift of the gab.

0:52:310:52:33

-All right?

-All right, Kat?

0:52:330:52:35

Have you got any work going? I'll do anything.

0:52:350:52:38

I ain't fussy. I just want to treat Lexi.

0:52:380:52:39

-You could pop in tomorrow and give the barrel store a once-over.

-Yeah?

0:52:390:52:43

-Yeah.

-Wicked!

0:52:430:52:44

-I'll see you tomorrow.

-See you tomorrow.

0:52:440:52:46

Alfie?

0:52:530:52:55

Was it Michael?

0:53:010:53:03

DOOR SLAMS

0:53:050:53:07

Where've you been? I'm supposed to have been at work.

0:53:080:53:12

Huh? Michael?

0:53:120:53:14

SHE SCOFFS

0:53:150:53:16

Alfie was right, wasn't he? You're actually using me.

0:53:160:53:19

No, I'm not. I'm not using you.

0:53:190:53:21

Well, you just keep telling yourself that, yeah?

0:53:210:53:25

-Excuse me.

-Come on, don't be this way! Don't be this way!

0:53:250:53:27

I would never lie to you.

0:53:270:53:29

Come on, you mean something to me. You're special.

0:53:290:53:32

You're very special.

0:53:320:53:33

Michael, what you doing?! What's the matter with you?

0:53:330:53:36

I'm sorry. I didn't... I didn't mean it!

0:53:360:53:39

You have not changed one bit, have you? You just...

0:53:390:53:41

-BABY WHIMPERS

-You just use people.

0:53:410:53:43

That is what you do. That's what you do, Michael.

0:53:430:53:46

Roxy, please...

0:53:460:53:48

Come on, don't leave me!

0:53:480:53:50

Look after your daughter!

0:53:540:53:56

DOOR SLAMS

0:54:010:54:03

Look at me, darling.

0:54:120:54:13

Alfie, look at me.

0:54:150:54:18

It weren't Michael.

0:54:230:54:25

I told you - it's no-one you know. No-one.

0:54:250:54:28

It weren't him.

0:54:300:54:32

I swear on Tommy's life.

0:54:330:54:36

-I'm sorry.

-No.

0:54:400:54:41

No, don't you ever say sorry. Ever.

0:54:430:54:46

You've got nothing to say sorry for!

0:54:460:54:49

I thought...

0:54:540:54:55

I thought I could do this, Kat.

0:54:570:54:59

I can't.

0:55:010:55:02

I can't.

0:55:050:55:07

Right, I'm going to level with you, all right?

0:55:160:55:19

I know it's not been the best of weeks... I know...

0:55:200:55:23

We've both been worked up, and things have got out of hand

0:55:230:55:26

and I'm sorry about that.

0:55:260:55:28

I've been so tired. So tired.

0:55:280:55:31

But if we're going to make this work, you know.

0:55:320:55:35

I really, really need you to work with me on it, OK?

0:55:350:55:37

We've got to work together.

0:55:370:55:39

BABY GURGLES

0:55:450:55:47

Think you can manage that, just for a day?

0:55:490:55:54

Oh, here we go, look, quaint rural pub in peaceful settings...

0:55:540:56:00

It may be the fresh start we need. What do you reckon?

0:56:070:56:10

Alfie, we've been through this...

0:56:160:56:18

If you don't trust me, it doesn't matter how far we run.

0:56:210:56:24

Kat, I do trust you. But we ain't running, are we?

0:56:240:56:29

We're being kicked.

0:56:290:56:30

Then we kick back, we don't give up without a fight.

0:56:300:56:34

I know, but I've already tried to make Phil see sense,

0:56:340:56:37

he won't give us more than a week.

0:56:370:56:38

Right, then I'll make him. After everything we've been through,

0:56:380:56:42

I'm not going to let him bring us down.

0:56:420:56:44

Nice and early.

0:56:540:56:55

Oh, wow!

0:56:550:56:57

-Don't think it's a bit too much, no?

-You look great.

0:56:570:57:00

Yeah?

0:57:000:57:02

Doesn't he, Dad?

0:57:020:57:03

Right, we've got to go and pick up some motors later,

0:57:030:57:06

I want you to look over 'em. But in the mean time...

0:57:060:57:08

Dad!

0:57:080:57:09

It's all right.

0:57:090:57:11

It's better than sitting indoors, feeling sorry for myself, ain't it?

0:57:110:57:14

Right, well let him get on with it. I might change my mind.

0:57:140:57:18

Good lad.

0:57:180:57:19

All right?

0:57:260:57:27

Roxy!

0:57:280:57:30

Roxy, come on, I know I got it wrong last night... I'm sorry.

0:57:300:57:34

What can I do to make it up to you?

0:57:350:57:38

Erm. You could drop dead.

0:57:400:57:43

OK.

0:57:430:57:45

You'd throw away our entire friendship for one silly mistake?

0:57:450:57:49

Come on, I was desperate. No, I wasn't desperate.

0:57:490:57:51

Not to kiss you... You know what I mean.

0:57:510:57:53

You've been there for me and Scarlett since Janine left.

0:57:530:57:56

You've been great.

0:57:560:57:58

You'd have seduced me to get me to change her nappies.

0:57:580:58:00

You know how difficult this is for me.

0:58:000:58:03

Why? Because you can't cope with your own daughter?

0:58:030:58:05

D'you know what, I feel sorry for her, I do, Michael,

0:58:050:58:10

but you are going to have to grow up and start taking responsibility, OK?

0:58:100:58:15

And find yourself another unpaid nanny.

0:58:150:58:17

Cos you might be desperate, but I'm not, OK? Excuse me.

0:58:170:58:21

Ta-da! What every junior mechanic needs.

0:58:280:58:31

-Better not be any hammer in there.

-Just the one.

0:58:310:58:33

You already got him toys, you don't need to spoil him.

0:58:330:58:35

Thought it might cheer him up seeing as he ain't been feeling well.

0:58:350:58:38

Anyway the boy likes motors, don't he.

0:58:380:58:40

He also likes fireworks, doesn't mean I let him play with them.

0:58:400:58:43

Phil, you got a minute?

0:58:450:58:47

How long you going to keep this up?

0:58:480:58:50

I've been through all this with Alfie the other day.

0:58:500:58:52

Look, you're proving a point. You're showing us who's in charge.

0:58:520:58:56

We get it, we should never have gone off.

0:58:560:58:57

I promise it won't happen again.

0:58:570:59:00

You disappeared earlier this year.

0:59:000:59:01

That was different, my dad was sick.

0:59:010:59:03

What's your excuse this time?

0:59:030:59:05

-It's complicated.

-Well, it always is with you, innit.

0:59:050:59:08

You spend more time in passport control than you do behind that bar,

0:59:080:59:11

you never listen,

0:59:110:59:13

and on top of that, you're behind with the rent, ain't ya.

0:59:130:59:15

Just give us another chance, we'll pay you.

0:59:150:59:18

Well go on then.

0:59:180:59:19

We ain't got it right now.

0:59:190:59:22

Just give us a couple of weeks, we'll pay back every penny.

0:59:220:59:25

Be too late by then.

0:59:250:59:26

What do you want me to do? Flog a kidney?

0:59:260:59:29

Up to you.

0:59:290:59:30

Come on, Denny.

0:59:320:59:34

I heard you didn't take Lexi to mother and baby class the other day.

0:59:380:59:42

Checking up on us then?

0:59:420:59:44

Just thought I'd pop by to make sure her cough hadn't got worse.

0:59:440:59:46

Lola's been a proper Florence Nightingale, ain't you?

0:59:460:59:50

She's much better now.

0:59:500:59:51

Hopefully now you'll have time to get on top of everything else,

0:59:510:59:55

have a bit of a tidy up, get the washing up done.

0:59:550:59:58

I was just going to do that as it happens.

0:59:581:00:00

I'll be back later for our official visit.

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What was this then?

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Just a friendly chat.

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I ain't got time to clean here for free, Pops, I've convinced

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Cora into giving us a few extra hours at the charity shop.

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And I've got to go down the job centre, haven't I?

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All right, well I'll just chuck it under the sink when I get back.

1:00:201:00:23

I've got more important things to think about than washing up.

1:00:231:00:26

Yeah? Yeah? Yeah?

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Come on.

1:00:291:00:31

My dad always used to say that it's harder to run a boozer

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than be an accountant, a copper or a priest.

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You had to be all three.

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Den never struck me as the holy type.

1:00:381:00:40

People like to see a friendly face behind the bar, Phil.

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Are you saying mine ain't?

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-GLASS SHATTERS

-Denny?

1:00:441:00:47

Well, I fixed the shelf.

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Great! He's going to be "fixing" things all day now.

1:00:541:00:58

Can I go and work with Phil then?

1:00:581:01:00

-You're supposed to be off with earache.

-I feel better.

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Then you should have gone to school. Phil's busy.

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Well, I've got a few things to do at the Arches,

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but he could be my apprentice for the day.

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Not sure I want him learning all your trades.

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I won't teach him anything dodgy. Not too dodgy anyway.

1:01:131:01:16

Probably weren't a good idea to wear the suit, was it?

1:01:191:01:23

I'm going to make a move in a bit.

1:01:231:01:24

Get up the Arches. Go and pick these motors up.

1:01:241:01:27

You never said anything about Phil being part of the job.

1:01:271:01:30

Well, you ain't got to cosy up to him, just got to pick 'em up.

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-Not a problem is it?

-Look, I'm on bail, Max.

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I can get sent down if I'm caught with dodgy motors.

1:01:351:01:37

Jay, who said anything about knock offs?

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Look, Abi's been on at me for days to give you this job

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and if you back out now you'll be letting us both down, ain't you.

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Oi.

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Hope you ain't worn yourself out. Got a few hours off this afternoon.

1:02:261:02:29

Oh, yeah? Thought Dennis was sick and off school?

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Well, he's made a miraculous recovery

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so Phil's taken him to work to learn the trade.

1:02:361:02:38

Oh, yeah? Which one's that? Pick-pocketing? Or drug running?

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Oi, wouldn't be able to cover us for a couple of hours, would you?

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Not unless you want people training to the sound of a baby crying.

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Give me a couple of days, Jack.

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I'm going to sort out an au pair. It's going to be sweet.

1:02:511:02:53

Got a Swedish blonde moving in, have you?

1:02:531:02:55

I don't care where she's from as long as she takes care of this baby.

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Well, if it doesn't work out with the au pair, there's always Phil.

1:02:581:03:01

Listen, do you reckon we can persuade Phil

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to have Dennis tonight an' all?

1:03:061:03:08

They're already spending enough time together, Jack.

1:03:081:03:11

Come on, it's only one day, how much damage can he do?

1:03:111:03:15

ENGINE REVS

1:03:151:03:17

You look great.

1:03:191:03:21

Then all you do is put your foot on the clutch, foot on the accelerator,

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sling it into gear, let go of the clutch and off you go.

1:03:251:03:29

Oh, that's safe, innit? Letting a kid drive on the pavement.

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Save the parenting advice till you've got Social Services off your case.

1:03:311:03:35

Well, actually, I...

1:03:351:03:36

Just leave it, ain't worth the hassle.

1:03:361:03:39

No, you're right. See you later.

1:03:391:03:40

All right, Phil?

1:03:401:03:42

What's he doing here?

1:03:421:03:44

-He's working for me.

-How do you know he won't lose his bottle?

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He's got a track record for saving his own skin.

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I didn't do it to save myself, you know that.

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Well, I ain't working with a grass. So either he's out, or I'm out.

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Sorry, Jay.

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What's a grass?

1:04:051:04:07

Have you seen Tommy's bank book?

1:04:111:04:13

I could've sworn we put money aside for him.

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No, no, no, no. You can't have that.

1:04:151:04:16

We have to pay Phil. I will put it back.

1:04:161:04:18

That's what we said last time we dipped into it, Kat.

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He won't change his mind if we don't pay him.

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He probably won't anyway.

1:04:221:04:23

Alfie, we can try.

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Kat, listen, it's not your fault that we lost the Vic, all right?

1:04:281:04:32

I made you go away. I practically forced you.

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No, no, no. I didn't have to agree. I made that decision.

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And, sweetheart, I would do it all again in a heartbeat, all right?

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Even if it meant losing everything?

1:04:461:04:48

Listen, you said it yourself, we're family. That's what counts.

1:04:481:04:51

And all this stuff? This can all be replaced.

1:04:511:04:55

Yeah, you're right.

1:04:581:05:00

What are you doing?

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Whatever it takes.

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She's adorable.

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Isn't she.

1:05:111:05:12

-Look at her little fingers, she's so tiny.

-That's all right, isn't it?

1:05:121:05:15

The agency said that you had experience with premature babies.

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I can show you my references if you like.

1:05:181:05:20

No, no, that's fine, Emily, that's fine.

1:05:201:05:22

I'm sure you're very respectable.

1:05:221:05:24

Won't be coming in drunk, throwing the baby around.

1:05:241:05:27

When can you start?

1:05:271:05:28

I like to get to know the family a bit first.

1:05:281:05:31

There is no family, there's only me.

1:05:311:05:33

What about Scarlett? What's she like?

1:05:331:05:36

She's...a baby. Oh, no. Yeah, she's great.

1:05:361:05:40

She's no trouble, if that's what you mean.

1:05:401:05:42

She's a bit tired, a bit cranky today.

1:05:421:05:44

Poor little thing, looks like she needs a cuddle from Daddy.

1:05:461:05:50

Yeah.

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Why don't you give it a go there and get to know her.

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Hello, darling.

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HE LAUGHS

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She likes you.

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I'll talk to the agency, let you know.

1:06:061:06:10

All right, Marie? Cup of coffee to take away please. All right, Abs?

1:06:131:06:17

Don't like that, seriously.

1:06:181:06:20

Gives me the heebie-jeebies every time I see you with that kid.

1:06:201:06:23

I'm minding her for Lola while she's at work.

1:06:231:06:25

Yeah? Don't get any ideas.

1:06:251:06:26

So how's Jay getting on?

1:06:281:06:29

I was just about to head over and see him.

1:06:291:06:33

Oh, he's not over there.

1:06:331:06:34

I had to let him go.

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He only started this morning!

1:06:381:06:40

People know he's been in bother. It's already losing me business.

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From who?

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-Phil.

-Well, you know he's got a problem with Jay.

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Jay was involved in murder.

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Which you knew when you gave him the job.

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Babe, I was trying to do you a favour, weren't I.

1:06:511:06:53

Thanks a lot, remind me to never ask you for anything again.

1:06:531:06:56

Abs.

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Oh, look who it is.

1:07:041:07:06

I'm not in the mood for your childish games.

1:07:061:07:07

Oh, you were happy to look down your toffee nose at us the other day.

1:07:071:07:11

Look at you now, just another pram face.

1:07:111:07:14

What are you talking about? It's not my baby.

1:07:141:07:16

Oh, really? Whose is it then?

1:07:161:07:18

Mine. So why don't you leave them both alone, yeah?

1:07:181:07:22

Come on.

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PHONE RINGS

1:07:301:07:32

Hello? Yeah, I'm glad you called.

1:07:321:07:33

I'm glad you called, cos, erm, you don't need to send anyone else,

1:07:331:07:36

cos I offered the job to the first girl.

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I see. Did she say why she didn't want to do it?

1:07:411:07:45

Fine, well if you could find me

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someone who's actually interested that would be great!

1:07:471:07:50

Cheers.

1:07:501:07:51

If you're going to start banging on about the cleaning again,

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don't, cos I'm not in the mood, all right.

1:07:551:07:58

Tired? Baby keeping you up?

1:07:581:07:59

No.

1:07:591:08:01

Suppose you and Lola must get quite a lot of help.

1:08:011:08:03

Must be quite handy having all those people around, offering advice.

1:08:031:08:07

Handy? They're Social Services, Michael!

1:08:071:08:09

Still, it's more than most of us get, isn't it?

1:08:091:08:13

I wouldn't wish them on my worst enemy, not even you.

1:08:131:08:17

All day yesterday we was hanging out

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and you never mentioned that you had a baby.

1:08:541:08:56

Well, I didn't think you'd be bothered.

1:08:561:08:58

No, too ashamed more like.

1:08:581:08:59

All that larging about your cushty new life.

1:08:591:09:02

And you landed yourself with a screaming brat!

1:09:021:09:05

Ignore them, they're just jealous.

1:09:051:09:07

Oh, yeah, wish I'd ended up a chavvy mum, working in a dirty old shop.

1:09:071:09:11

You got it made, Lo.

1:09:111:09:12

Yeah, I have, Lexi's the best thing that's ever happened to me.

1:09:121:09:16

Lexi?

1:09:161:09:18

I named her after you.

1:09:191:09:20

I used to think you were someone to look up to.

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SHE TUTS

1:09:241:09:25

You ladies looking for anything in particular?

1:09:251:09:28

Just talking to my mate.

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Friends of yours, Lola?

1:09:291:09:32

No, not any more.

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Then why don't you go and pretend to be tough somewhere else?

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You can't make us.

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Abi, darling, look up the number of the Council's truancy officer.

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THEY GIGGLE

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Right, if you've finished your smackdown,

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maybe I can get some cleaning done?

1:10:061:10:08

Kat... All right?

1:10:211:10:24

Look, if you're looking for babysitter, I'm busy.

1:10:241:10:27

-Just an hour while I find an au pair.

-I haven't got the time.

1:10:271:10:29

Everyone's telling me to take responsibility,

1:10:291:10:32

but I can't find an au pair because I'm feeding her,

1:10:321:10:35

I'm changing her, I'm pushing her round.

1:10:351:10:37

You couldn't have been looking for that long.

1:10:371:10:39

I've already had one turn me down. Can you believe it.

1:10:391:10:42

It's going to take a few days and there's only so much a nanny can do.

1:10:421:10:46

Michael, you're the one she needs.

1:10:461:10:48

If you get desperate call me, but you'll be fine.

1:10:521:10:56

Yeah. Yeah.

1:10:561:10:58

My mum says you should always tell the truth.

1:11:191:11:21

Your mum's spot on.

1:11:211:11:23

So did Jay tell lies about Ben?

1:11:231:11:25

Not exactly.

1:11:271:11:28

Then why are you so mad with him?

1:11:281:11:30

Well, what would your mum say

1:11:301:11:33

if she found out that I let you drive a motor?

1:11:331:11:36

But if we didn't mention it, well, we wouldn't be lying, would we?

1:11:361:11:41

Just not telling tales.

1:11:411:11:43

Exactly.

1:11:431:11:45

KNOCK ON DOOR

1:11:451:11:47

Phil!

1:11:471:11:49

Hang on a sec.

1:11:491:11:50

The rent we owe,

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plus another hundred for all the trouble that we caused.

1:11:571:12:00

All right, thanks. But you're still sacked.

1:12:001:12:04

That's everything I had!

1:12:061:12:08

Only what you should have coughed up months ago.

1:12:081:12:10

You've got no idea what I had to go through to get that.

1:12:101:12:12

What, dipped into the holiday fund, did you?

1:12:121:12:14

One less jolly to Spain.

1:12:141:12:16

I told you before, it wasn't a jolly.

1:12:161:12:18

You come back with duty free and a tan!

1:12:181:12:20

Anyway, I don't give a monkey's, I've had it with you and Alfie.

1:12:201:12:24

He makes out he's the life and soul of the Vic,

1:12:241:12:26

but he's a jumped up barman who'll do anything for an easy life.

1:12:261:12:28

It wasn't his fault, I'm the reason he walked out.

1:12:281:12:31

What, you held a gun to his head, did you?

1:12:311:12:34

I had an affair.

1:12:351:12:37

And even after I told him everything,

1:12:381:12:41

he was still willing to give me another chance.

1:12:411:12:44

What you telling me for?

1:12:441:12:46

You know what it's like to lose everything.

1:12:461:12:47

You're not seriously saying that you doing the dirty on Alfie

1:12:471:12:51

is the same as Ben going to prison?

1:12:511:12:54

No, but think about it.

1:12:541:12:57

How would you feel if you was given another chance to start again, eh?

1:12:571:13:01

To win Shirley and your family back?

1:13:011:13:04

I can't believe you're putting this on me.

1:13:051:13:07

No, nor can I,

1:13:071:13:08

but it would break Alfie's heart to leave everything that he knows,

1:13:081:13:12

and no matter what he says he'll never get over it.

1:13:121:13:14

So this is it.

1:13:141:13:16

This is my last chance and, unbelievably, you're the one

1:13:161:13:18

who gets to decide whether I lose my family or not.

1:13:181:13:22

See-ya.

1:13:261:13:28

See-ya.

1:13:281:13:30

I've been sorting through mouldy old clothes all day

1:13:301:13:33

and I really want to treat Lexi, I just need another fiver.

1:13:331:13:36

And you think I should cough up for you, do you?

1:13:361:13:38

Here you go.

1:13:401:13:42

Whatever anyone says, you ain't doing a bad job.

1:13:431:13:46

Don't let 'em grind you down.

1:13:461:13:48

Thank you.

1:13:481:13:50

I'm so sorry.

1:14:031:14:05

It's all right. It's not your fault.

1:14:051:14:07

If I'd've known the job had anything to do with Phil,

1:14:071:14:10

I never would have got you involved.

1:14:101:14:11

Maybe I should just keep my head down

1:14:111:14:13

and concentrate on the case now anyway.

1:14:131:14:16

Well, Billy's having a few people over to celebrate Lola

1:14:161:14:19

getting her tag off, so you've got to come to that.

1:14:191:14:21

No, I'm not really in the mood to face people.

1:14:211:14:23

Well, what if we went out on our own first?

1:14:241:14:27

Just you and me.

1:14:271:14:29

I don't really want to drag you down an' all.

1:14:291:14:32

You won't.

1:14:321:14:33

I can't think of anyone else I'd rather be with.

1:14:331:14:36

You knew we had a meeting, I called round earlier to remind you.

1:14:461:14:50

Yeah, and I have got better things to do than sit in here

1:14:501:14:53

waiting for you all day.

1:14:531:14:54

Which apparently doesn't include cleaning up the mess.

1:14:541:14:56

-I was just about to do that.

-You said that earlier.

1:14:561:14:59

What do you want? I've been working, he's been down the Jobcentre.

1:14:591:15:02

We can't just drop everything just for you!

1:15:021:15:04

Jobcentre?

1:15:041:15:06

-Yeah, down the job...

-I thought you had a steady job?

1:15:061:15:09

What else are you not telling us?

1:15:101:15:12

Where have you been all day?

1:15:151:15:17

You're supposed to be working your notice.

1:15:171:15:19

I hope you've had the holiday of a lifetime,

1:15:191:15:21

cos it's your last for ages.

1:15:211:15:22

Are you giving 'em their jobs back?

1:15:221:15:24

Don't worry, you're still the manager, OK?

1:15:241:15:26

This is your last chance, Alfie, so don't blow it.

1:15:261:15:29

No.

1:15:291:15:30

BABY CRIES

1:15:551:15:57

Hello, darling, you had a good time with Phil?

1:16:111:16:15

Come here and tell your mum all about it.

1:16:151:16:17

Uh, uh. I ain't a grass.

1:16:171:16:20

What's been going on?

1:16:201:16:23

Nothing we couldn't handle, was it?

1:16:231:16:25

Must've been something if you're telling my son to lie to me.

1:16:251:16:28

Lying is different than keeping your mouth shut. Right, Uncle Phil?

1:16:281:16:31

Uncle Phil's teaching you all sorts, ain't he.

1:16:311:16:34

We were just having a bit of a laugh weren't we, son?

1:16:341:16:37

Well, he's not your son, is he?

1:16:371:16:40

And you're not his uncle either.

1:16:401:16:41

I know that.

1:16:411:16:42

Maybe it's best if you don't spend so much time together.

1:16:421:16:45

We're just getting on well, what's wrong with that?

1:16:451:16:48

No. No, don't get me wrong,

1:16:481:16:49

I just think it's probably best for both of you, that's all.

1:16:491:16:52

Come on, babes.

1:16:521:16:54

It ain't our fault.

1:17:121:17:14

The business was shut down after my boss walked out.

1:17:151:17:18

Then why did you tell us everything was fine?

1:17:181:17:20

Because I thought...

1:17:211:17:23

Because I thought if I could get something else you need never know.

1:17:231:17:26

So you lied about it instead?

1:17:261:17:27

It ain't his fault, he's doing the best he can.

1:17:271:17:30

I suppose you've not declared the work you've been doing either?

1:17:301:17:32

I was going to, actually, I just haven't got round to it,

1:17:321:17:35

-not that you'll believe me.

-Lola.

-No, I've had enough!

1:17:351:17:38

I'm doing everything you ask, I'm sticking to my curfew,

1:17:381:17:41

I'm not getting into trouble and it still isn't enough, is it.

1:17:411:17:44

-BABY VOMITS

-Lexi!

1:17:441:17:47

Now look what you've done.

1:17:471:17:49

No, I didn't...

1:17:531:17:55

Suppose you're going to report us for that an' all now?

1:17:581:18:01

I'm sorry, I'm going to have to call a meeting

1:18:011:18:03

with my colleagues as soon as possible.

1:18:031:18:06

It's our job to make sure you're coping.

1:18:061:18:09

Well, we would be, if everyone would just leave us alone.

1:18:091:18:12

I still don't get it, right.

1:18:161:18:18

Cos it ain't like Phil to back down.

1:18:181:18:20

Look, I just went to see him again

1:18:201:18:21

and I finally talked some sense into him.

1:18:211:18:24

What exactly did you say to him?

1:18:241:18:25

Not much. Just reminded him of what a great landlord you are.

1:18:251:18:28

Really? What, and he fell for that, did he?

1:18:281:18:30

That and the big wad of cash might have helped.

1:18:301:18:33

I found a stash I'd put away for a rainy day.

1:18:331:18:36

It hasn't stopped raining all year.

1:18:361:18:38

Kat, come on sweetheart,

1:18:381:18:40

you know as well as I do you can't get your hands on that sort of cash.

1:18:401:18:43

Unless something happened that you ain't telling me.

1:18:431:18:47

You seriously think... Phil?

1:18:501:18:52

No, no, listen to me, I just need you to tell me the truth, all right?

1:18:521:18:55

Now, where did you get the cash? Was it Michael?

1:18:551:18:58

No, it wasn't Michael.

1:18:581:19:00

-If you must know, I pawned a few bits.

-What?

1:19:001:19:03

-You don't need to know.

-Yes, I do need to know.

1:19:031:19:05

Do you remember what we said? No more secrets and no more lies.

1:19:051:19:08

It was just a bit of jewellery.

1:19:081:19:10

A necklace and some stupid old ring I never wore.

1:19:101:19:16

What? What, your mum's ring?

1:19:161:19:19

You pawned your mum's ring?

1:19:211:19:23

That's all you had left of hers.

1:19:231:19:26

No, it ain't.

1:19:261:19:28

She's the one that taught me you do anything for the people you love.

1:19:281:19:32

If she was here she'd tell me that you and Tommy

1:19:321:19:35

matter a million times more than some rusty old trinket.

1:19:351:19:38

I know it's going to take time, but I'll do whatever it takes.

1:19:401:19:43

I'd do anything for you, Alfie.

1:19:431:19:46

MOBILE PHONE RINGS

1:19:491:19:50

BABY CRIES

1:19:571:19:59

That is not what you think, I told Michael to call me

1:20:141:20:17

-if he needs help with Scarlett.

-Yeah, well, he obviously needs you.

1:20:171:20:20

I don't care.

1:20:201:20:22

Alfie, I need to be here with you.

1:20:241:20:27

SHE SIGHS

1:21:081:21:10

BABY CRIES

1:21:181:21:21

TELEVISION PLAYS

1:21:211:21:23

BABY CONTINUES CRYING

1:21:401:21:42

TV VOLUME INCREASES

1:21:501:21:53

Ain't you done yet?

1:22:121:22:15

Nearly. Wait a minute.

1:22:151:22:17

Well, can you hurry up please, cos you know I've got plans

1:22:171:22:20

and I've got things to do.

1:22:201:22:21

How's it going?

1:22:211:22:22

She's still messing around with it, now.

1:22:221:22:24

She didn't want that bottle then?

1:22:241:22:26

Nah, she didn't.

1:22:261:22:28

-I think she just wanted a cuddle with her mummy. Didn't you?

-KNOCK ON DOOR

1:22:281:22:31

Little tearaway.

1:22:311:22:32

Et voila. You're a free woman.

1:22:381:22:40

Finally. I can't tell you how good that feels.

1:22:401:22:44

Well, we aim to please.

1:22:441:22:46

Hey, Lexi, look. Your mum is officially an ex-con.

1:22:461:22:49

Is this a bad time?

1:22:511:22:52

BABY GURGLES

1:23:211:23:23

All right, Kat. Three pints, please.

1:23:431:23:45

You all right, Phil?

1:23:521:23:53

Yeah, good.

1:23:531:23:55

Not hanging with Dennis today, Phil?

1:23:551:23:57

Kat, why don't you bring them over to the table, eh?

1:23:591:24:03

And I'd like a nice big head on mine.

1:24:031:24:05

So I've been thinking about Jay.

1:24:071:24:08

Well, you got rid of him?

1:24:081:24:10

Yeah. Of course. As we agreed. I just ain't happy about it, you know.

1:24:101:24:15

It's Abi, she's distraught. On my case.

1:24:151:24:18

You don't know what it's like having a sulky teenage daughter.

1:24:181:24:22

So I thought, maybe, maybe we should reconsider.

1:24:221:24:24

Or maybe we shouldn't.

1:24:241:24:25

If Jay sets foot on that forecourt, the deal's off.

1:24:251:24:28

Right. Fair enough.

1:24:291:24:31

Cheers.

1:24:311:24:33

We discussed your case

1:24:471:24:48

and it was agreed that I should visit daily from now on.

1:24:481:24:51

All right, fine, well, can you at least call me to let me know

1:24:511:24:55

what time you're coming round? So I can make sure I'm in.

1:24:551:24:58

Sorry. It doesn't work like that.

1:24:581:24:59

We need to get a picture of how you're caring for Lexi.

1:24:591:25:03

How's her nappy rash?

1:25:031:25:04

Almost gone. I've been putting bum cream on it.

1:25:041:25:06

Good. Mind if I check?

1:25:061:25:09

See the place could still do with a bit of a clean up.

1:25:141:25:17

We're having a party later.

1:25:171:25:21

This time tomorrow, the whole place will be spick and span.

1:25:211:25:24

Is that alcohol?

1:25:241:25:26

Yeah, yeah. But that's just for me.

1:25:271:25:30

For later. You know, celebrate.

1:25:301:25:33

Yeah, I've had me tag taken off. You know, security tag.

1:25:331:25:39

Before 8.00. In before 8.00. Curfew. You know, doing my head in.

1:25:391:25:43

I'm sure.

1:25:431:25:45

After the party I was going to take Lexi out for a little treat.

1:25:451:25:48

You know, up that Eye thingy.

1:25:481:25:51

Apparently, when it's dark, you can see all the lights.

1:25:511:25:55

Like you can see the whole of London.

1:25:551:25:57

Look. I've got a video here. Hang on.

1:25:571:26:01

Look.

1:26:011:26:03

You see that, that's the whole of London.

1:26:031:26:05

That is all the lights. Look.

1:26:051:26:06

You don't think she's a bit young?

1:26:061:26:08

No, course not. Wow, imagine all that going into her little head.

1:26:081:26:13

Probably be her first memory ever.

1:26:131:26:15

You think?

1:26:151:26:16

Yeah, definitely. You ain't going to forget something like this.

1:26:161:26:19

Can't be any worse than mine anyway.

1:26:191:26:22

Grumpy old care worker.

1:26:231:26:25

Four walls.

1:26:251:26:27

That's it.

1:26:271:26:29

That was my childhood.

1:26:291:26:32

But not Lexi. No, she definitely ain't going to be like that.

1:26:321:26:36

What time will you be back?

1:26:361:26:37

Oh, not late. Well, not late, you know, after 8.00. Obviously.

1:26:371:26:41

So it's dark enough for her to see all the lights.

1:26:411:26:44

And how are you going to afford it?

1:26:441:26:46

I've been doing some extra cleaning. I've saved up.

1:26:461:26:50

She might need a fresh nappy.

1:26:501:26:52

I was just going to nip out and get some, weren't I.

1:26:521:26:55

What you writing down?

1:26:591:27:00

Notes. Just notes. Nothing to worry about.

1:27:001:27:02

Look. I am a good mum.

1:27:041:27:05

I know you don't think I am. But I am.

1:27:051:27:08

And me and Pops, we're fine here, aren't we?

1:27:081:27:10

Yeah, brilliant. Brilliant.

1:27:101:27:13

And I don't need you checking up on me all the time, you know.

1:27:131:27:15

I'm me own person and I'm very independent.

1:27:151:27:18

Well, I'm afraid that's not really my concern. My concern.

1:27:181:27:22

My only concern is the welfare of the child. Do you understand?

1:27:221:27:26

I have to be satisfied that Lexi's getting adequate care,

1:27:261:27:29

that's my only interest.

1:27:291:27:32

The child has to come first.

1:27:321:27:34

She does come first, doesn't she? She always, always comes first.

1:27:341:27:38

Good. We're on the same page then.

1:27:381:27:40

Let's just make sure she continues to do so.

1:27:421:27:44

I can see myself out.

1:27:481:27:49

FOOTSTEPS APPROACH

1:28:041:28:06

ALFIE SIGHS

1:28:061:28:07

That was hard work. He's settled now though.

1:28:071:28:10

Had to watch Toy Story 3 for the 100th time. Where you going?

1:28:101:28:12

I'm going to change me top. I spilt beer on it.

1:28:121:28:15

OK. Yes, mate, what can I get you?

1:28:151:28:17

There we go. Listen, why don't you stay here, eh?

1:28:331:28:35

I'll go and get the nappies.

1:28:351:28:36

No, you're all right, I want to get some fresh air.

1:28:361:28:39

Well, don't be long, eh? Ab and Jay will be round in a bit.

1:28:391:28:41

I'll be straight back.

1:28:411:28:43

Oh, get some crisps.

1:28:431:28:45

All right, fatty.

1:28:451:28:47

Oi, Jay.

1:28:491:28:51

All right?

1:28:511:28:53

Ah, are those for me?

1:28:531:28:55

Yeah, here you are.

1:28:561:28:58

Cheers. Sweet.

1:28:581:29:00

Oh, your tag's off. Excellent.

1:29:011:29:04

Yep.

1:29:041:29:07

What's that smell? Are you wearing aftershave?

1:29:071:29:10

No. Must be that new soap. Anyway listen, I've gotta shoot,

1:29:101:29:13

but I'll see you at your party later on, all right?

1:29:131:29:16

Yeah, all right. Don't miss it, though.

1:29:161:29:18

It's going to be mental. Crisps. Formula milk. Lexi. See ya.

1:29:181:29:22

Whoa. Wow, wow, wowee. Look at you, eh, girl.

1:29:281:29:30

Come here.

1:29:331:29:34

Hello, Lola.

1:29:341:29:36

All right?

1:29:361:29:37

Hey, hello, sweetheart. Lexi come to see her Uncle Alfie, has she?

1:29:371:29:41

Hello... she's gorgeous, ain't she, eh?

1:29:411:29:43

You all right?

1:29:431:29:45

-Yeah, I've just come for that money.

-Yeah, tenner, weren't it?

1:29:451:29:47

-Yeah.

-Tell you what, why don't you make it 20?

1:29:471:29:50

-Cheers, Alfie.

-That's all right. Look at you.

1:29:501:29:52

Beautiful. Here you go, sweetheart.

1:29:521:29:55

-Ta.

-That's all right.

1:29:551:29:56

What you giving her money for?

1:29:561:29:58

She did a cleaning job. Cleaned up the cellar.

1:29:581:30:00

-Yeah, a tenner.

-But...

1:30:001:30:01

Listen, you got your job back but you're on probation.

1:30:011:30:04

You want to chuck the cash around, that's fine.

1:30:041:30:06

But it comes out of your pocket, not my till.

1:30:061:30:08

-Alfie, it's all right...

-No. No, it's fine.

1:30:081:30:11

And in future, don't come sniffing around here for handouts.

1:30:131:30:16

Alfie might be a soft touch, but I ain't.

1:30:161:30:19

Oh, yeah, I know that. We all do, don't we. Especially your son.

1:30:191:30:22

What d'you say?

1:30:221:30:23

You're a bully, Phil. I mean, getting Jay the sack.

1:30:231:30:26

How pathetic was that. It's no wonder Ben's inside.

1:30:261:30:29

I don't need fatherhood advice from a dirty little slapper like you.

1:30:291:30:32

Look at you, single mum.

1:30:321:30:33

You don't even know who the kid's dad is, do you?

1:30:331:30:35

Lexi don't need a dad actually, she's got me

1:30:351:30:37

and that's all she's going to need, so just get out of my face.

1:30:371:30:41

THE BRANNINGS LAUGH

1:30:411:30:43

MOBILE PHONE RINGS

1:30:561:30:59

You OK?

1:31:071:31:09

Yeah, I've split a nail.

1:31:091:31:10

I'm going to go over to Booty's and get it sorted out.

1:31:101:31:12

All right, sweetheart.

1:31:121:31:14

-I won't be long.

-OK. Who's left that here then?

1:31:141:31:17

Oh, no, no.

1:31:201:31:22

Oh, is that it, then? Not even a hello for your old mate?

1:31:441:31:48

What do you want, Lex?

1:31:481:31:50

I want to take a look at your baby. A proper one.

1:31:501:31:52

Why?

1:31:521:31:54

You're my mate. My oldest mate. I got a right, haven't I?

1:31:541:31:58

Alexa.

1:32:041:32:06

Yeah, she's a right minger.

1:32:121:32:15

SHE GIGGLES

1:32:151:32:17

Girls, look.

1:32:171:32:19

Oh, have you ever seen such an ugly little skank?

1:32:201:32:23

What did you do? Did you get with a really ugly bloke?

1:32:231:32:28

Like, was he a really old ugly man?

1:32:281:32:30

There's nothing wrong with her. She's beautiful.

1:32:301:32:32

What d'you go and get landed with a screaming brat for?

1:32:321:32:35

Ain't you ever heard of abortion?

1:32:351:32:37

I mean, you go in, half hour and it's done.

1:32:371:32:39

Sorted. I've had three. Three.

1:32:391:32:42

You must be so proud.

1:32:421:32:44

Rather that than get stuck with a kid.

1:32:441:32:47

Cos you know she's just going to end up just like us.

1:32:471:32:50

Pregnant at 15. If she lasts that long. Or banged up.

1:32:501:32:55

You say one more word about my baby. One more and I swear...

1:32:551:32:58

What you going to do? going to tell your probation officer?

1:32:581:33:02

Probation. I ain't on probation.

1:33:021:33:03

Right, well, your social worker then,

1:33:031:33:06

cos I know you've got 'em crawling all over you. Ain't you?

1:33:061:33:09

-Just leave me alone.

-You used to be a mate. You used to be a laugh.

1:33:091:33:13

I ain't the one that left, am I? You are.

1:33:131:33:15

You got fostered and left me in that stinking home.

1:33:151:33:17

Look how well that turned out for me.

1:33:171:33:20

I ain't been anywhere longer than three months.

1:33:201:33:23

And whose fault is that, eh? Not me. So why are you starting?

1:33:231:33:26

Cos you, you are so up yourself.

1:33:261:33:30

You got a kid. Posh mates. You think you're it, girl.

1:33:301:33:34

Oh, look, and here she comes now. Little Miss Snotty.

1:33:361:33:40

You all right, darling. Come. Come and join us.

1:33:401:33:43

Come on, we're just having a laugh. D'you want a drag?

1:33:431:33:45

No, thanks.

1:33:451:33:47

No, thanks? Sorry, are my cigarettes not good enough for you?

1:33:471:33:50

What are you trying to say?

1:33:501:33:52

-Leave her alone, Lex.

-What you looking at?

1:33:521:33:54

-Nothing.

-Nothing? You calling me a liar?

-What?

1:33:541:33:57

Are you calling me a skank? Are you getting in my face, girl?

1:33:571:34:00

Lex...

1:34:001:34:02

Ah, look. Look, girls, she's wearing make-up.

1:34:021:34:06

Lip gloss.

1:34:071:34:09

This is a nice dress, isn't it?

1:34:091:34:12

Mind if I borrow it some time, use it as a tent?

1:34:121:34:15

-I'm going to go.

-No. You ain't going anywhere. Is she, girls?

1:34:151:34:18

Come on, Abs.

1:34:181:34:20

She's staying. You go.

1:34:201:34:23

Leave her alone. She hasn't done anything to you.

1:34:231:34:26

Like that? She's like a little bouncy ball.

1:34:281:34:31

Bounce her over here.

1:34:311:34:33

Oh, look. Oh, you got a message. "Where are you? Kiss kiss."

1:34:371:34:43

Who's he then? Got a little boyfriend?

1:34:431:34:45

-Give her the phone.

-No.

1:34:451:34:47

-Give it to me.

-I said, give her the phone!

1:34:471:34:52

-Take Lex and go. Go now.

-What about...?

-Now!

1:34:521:34:55

Oi, skank, where do you think you're going? Come back here.

1:34:551:35:00

I said back off. Leave her alone.

1:35:001:35:02

Get out of my way. First I'm going to deal with you.

1:35:021:35:04

Then that little posh cow friend of yours.

1:35:041:35:08

Then that little rat-faced baby.

1:35:081:35:10

Think I'll give her her first kicking.

1:35:101:35:11

-Put colour in her cheeks.

-You touch my baby and I swear...

1:35:111:35:14

What you going to do? You going to cry? Boo hoo.

1:35:141:35:17

-I'll kill you.

-Try it.

1:35:171:35:19

That baby's dead.

1:35:221:35:24

Do you hear me? She's dead.

1:35:241:35:27

Get off of me!

1:35:271:35:29

Now, any one of you come near me or my baby again,

1:35:331:35:36

you'll get the same. Do you hear?

1:35:361:35:38

KNOCK ON DOOR

1:35:491:35:51

Have you lost something?

1:35:541:35:56

Are you all right?

1:36:031:36:05

I gotta get Lex home.

1:36:051:36:07

Um, thanks. Thanks for...

1:36:071:36:10

Forget it.

1:36:101:36:11

Listen, I...I won't be a minute. I'll catch you up.

1:36:121:36:15

You don't get to give up, Michael. Not like that.

1:36:351:36:38

She's just a child. A baby. And she's yours.

1:36:381:36:41

She's not.

1:36:411:36:43

What's this? Is it to keep her safe?

1:36:461:36:51

My mother gave that to me as a comfort.

1:36:511:36:54

Thought it would be comforting for her as well.

1:36:541:36:57

A comfort? No mum. No dad.

1:36:571:36:59

Just a cheap bit of tat round her neck?

1:36:591:37:02

It's not cheap.

1:37:021:37:03

It is a memento for her to remember me by.

1:37:031:37:06

What, the day you walked out on her?

1:37:061:37:08

I don't know what else to do.

1:37:111:37:14

You stay. You love her. And you look after her.

1:37:141:37:18

I can't.

1:37:201:37:21

You can.

1:37:211:37:23

Michael, what are you afraid of?

1:37:251:37:28

Look, d'you think I'm a natural parent, or Lola?

1:37:301:37:35

What makes you so different?

1:37:351:37:37

I'm not her mum. I can't replace her mum.

1:37:391:37:44

That's not your fault.

1:37:461:37:49

What Janine's done, that's just her.

1:37:491:37:53

If I left, right, I know that Alfie would soldier on.

1:37:541:37:58

You would, wouldn't you?

1:37:581:38:00

Yeah.

1:38:021:38:03

Well, of course he would,

1:38:031:38:05

because we're cut from different cloth, aren't we?

1:38:051:38:07

Look at him. I mean, he's nice, he's a nice geezer.

1:38:071:38:09

He's loveable, he's the perfect dad. I am not.

1:38:091:38:12

I am a weird...

1:38:121:38:13

Twisted creature. Who would want to love me?

1:38:161:38:18

Who would want to have a dad like me?

1:38:181:38:20

That's what you're afraid of?

1:38:231:38:25

You think she's not going to love you?

1:38:261:38:28

Why would she? Look at the evidence.

1:38:321:38:35

Janine.

1:38:351:38:36

My dad.

1:38:361:38:39

My mum.

1:38:391:38:40

All of them couldn't wait to be shot of me.

1:38:421:38:46

That wasn't you, Michael. That was her.

1:38:481:38:52

Listen, you are Scarlett's father, all right?

1:38:531:38:58

She's got no choice but to love you.

1:38:581:39:01

Look at her.

1:39:031:39:05

Michael, look at her.

1:39:051:39:07

Come on.

1:39:091:39:12

Take her hand.

1:39:121:39:13

No, no, I can't.

1:39:131:39:15

You can. You can.

1:39:151:39:18

Michael, you can.

1:39:181:39:20

You are her world.

1:39:571:39:59

She don't need anyone else.

1:40:001:40:03

BABY GURGLES

1:40:041:40:05

Lola saved me. I'm in a right state now.

1:40:171:40:21

Come here. Come on.

1:40:211:40:23

I know I'm acting like a stupid little girl but I was,

1:40:261:40:30

I was really scared.

1:40:301:40:32

Listen, anyone ever does anything to you, they'll have me to answer to.

1:40:321:40:35

-Really?

-Yeah. Definitely.

1:40:351:40:38

I love you.

1:40:401:40:42

I love you too.

1:40:471:40:49

Tell me where these girls are,

1:41:001:41:02

cos I'm going to go round there right now.

1:41:021:41:04

No, no, just leave it, OK.

1:41:041:41:05

It's not worth it, is it? We'll just have our little party.

1:41:051:41:08

We'll have a laugh, yeah?

1:41:081:41:10

Then I'm going to take Lexi out and I'm going to show her the world.

1:41:101:41:14

What?

1:41:151:41:17

You.

1:41:191:41:21

You're amazing. Do you know that?

1:41:211:41:23

What happened to that stroppy little girl I met in that home, eh?

1:41:251:41:29

Where's she gone?

1:41:291:41:31

I'm still here.

1:41:311:41:33

I'm so proud of you. I am.

1:41:391:41:42

You're shaking. It's all right.

1:41:461:41:49

Look at me. I'm welling up here.

1:41:511:41:53

Get off me, you soppy old sod.

1:41:531:41:56

Yeah, I know, I know. Excuse me, madam, where's my crisps?

1:41:561:42:01

I lost 'em, sorry.

1:42:011:42:03

Don't worry. I'll go and get some more.

1:42:031:42:05

Might get a couple more beers too. I feel like pushing the boat out.

1:42:051:42:08

OK, well, don't be long, cos I don't want to leave late.

1:42:081:42:11

I shall be right back.

1:42:131:42:16

Laters.

1:42:161:42:17

Laters?

1:42:171:42:19

What's he like, eh? Look, Lexi. Don't it look pretty?

1:42:191:42:25

It's your first party, eh?

1:42:251:42:30

If you think about it, right, Kat, we're like the A-Team.

1:42:381:42:41

Any troubles round the world, we'll just go there and sort it out,

1:42:411:42:44

there'll be no problems anywhere. All gone.

1:42:441:42:47

I love you, Alfie Moon.

1:42:481:42:51

You know what, Mrs Moon, you're not too bad yourself.

1:42:511:42:55

So are you going to get your nails done or what?

1:43:041:43:07

Yeah, why not? Got to look my best, haven't I?

1:43:071:43:11

I won't be long.

1:43:111:43:12

All right, darling.

1:43:121:43:13

-Bill.

-Hey, Phil.

1:43:261:43:28

-That your tea, is it?

-What if it is?

1:43:321:43:35

Listen, why don't you come round ours, eh?

1:43:351:43:38

We've got a few beers in, bit of food.

1:43:381:43:40

What about Lola? You expect me to put up with that mouthy little cow?

1:43:421:43:45

No, no, no, she's taking Lexi out.

1:43:451:43:48

To be honest with you, mate, I could do with the company.

1:43:481:43:51

Unless you're busy or got something else on.

1:43:511:43:55

What, you're really that desperate?

1:43:551:43:57

Yeah, I am.

1:43:571:43:59

All right. Here you are, you can have that.

1:43:591:44:03

Phil, you couldn't sub us a tenner? Just till tomorrow.

1:44:031:44:06

Cheers mate, thanks. Here you are, love.

1:44:091:44:12

You listen to me, all right?

1:45:111:45:12

You don't listen to what them girls said.

1:45:121:45:15

You ain't going to be nothing like that.

1:45:151:45:18

You're going to a beautiful, clever little lady, do you hear me, eh?

1:45:181:45:24

And I promise you're going to have the happiest life, OK?

1:45:251:45:29

I'm going to make sure of it.

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KNOCK ON DOOR

1:45:351:45:36

Look, Lex, someone's here. Shall we go and see who it is? Eh?

1:45:361:45:41

Are you Lola Pearce?

1:45:551:45:58

Yeah. Why? What's going on?

1:45:581:46:01

Do you mind if we come in?

1:46:011:46:04

That's fine, yeah.

1:46:051:46:07

What are you doing here? What's happened?

1:46:181:46:22

There's been a complaint.

1:46:221:46:24

A complaint? No. No, I haven't done anything wrong.

1:46:241:46:27

It's alleged you attacked a young woman.

1:46:271:46:29

A young...what you talking about?

1:46:291:46:31

Alexa Smith. It's been alleged you attacked her in Turpin Way,

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less than an hour ago.

1:46:341:46:36

-Attacked her?

-There's video evidence. There are witnesses.

1:46:361:46:38

This is a serious allegation.

1:46:381:46:40

We need you to come to the station to answer questions.

1:46:401:46:42

No. No, that ain't what happened, all right? She attacked me. My mate.

1:46:421:46:45

They attacked us both. I...

1:46:451:46:47

You'll get your chance to put your story across at the station.

1:46:471:46:50

What about Lexi?

1:46:501:46:51

You can give her to me.

1:46:511:46:53

You? What are you even doing here?

1:46:531:46:55

You're on a child protection plan, Lola. The police called me.

1:46:551:46:58

-Is Billy here?

-No, he just popped out.

1:46:581:47:01

-Patrick?

-No. What do you want them for?

1:47:011:47:03

-Come on. We need to go.

-You'll need to give Lexi to me.

1:47:031:47:06

No, I ain't giving you Lexi.

1:47:061:47:08

You have to go with the police. I'll take care of Lexi.

1:47:081:47:12

You're going to take her?

1:47:121:47:14

Not for long. It's for the best.

1:47:141:47:16

No. Wait. We've got plans.

1:47:181:47:21

I told you, I'm taking her for a treat.

1:47:211:47:23

Up the London Eye and she's going to look down

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and she's going to see all the lights.

1:47:261:47:28

I told you that.

1:47:281:47:30

I told you that.

1:47:301:47:32

Not tonight, you're not.

1:47:341:47:35

It'll be much better if you hand her over voluntarily.

1:47:351:47:38

OK, can I carry her to the car?

1:47:421:47:45

Can I carry her to the car at least? Please?

1:47:451:47:48

Come on, then.

1:47:511:47:52

OK.

1:47:521:47:54

Abi, Abi, tell them what happened. You know, those girls. Tell 'em.

1:48:191:48:23

-What?

-They attacked you. I was defending you.

1:48:231:48:25

-Go on, tell 'em.

-That's right. She did. They, um...

1:48:251:48:29

You'll have time to give a statement later. Come on.

1:48:291:48:31

They want to take Lex. They're going to take Lexi.

1:48:311:48:35

No, no, you can't. They attacked us. Those girls...

1:48:351:48:38

No. No. You're not having her.

1:48:381:48:42

Don't make this any worse, Lola.

1:48:421:48:44

You've already got a file as thick as a brick.

1:48:441:48:46

Now, just hand her over.

1:48:461:48:49

No. No, I'll never see her again. She's not going into care.

1:48:491:48:54

She's not. You're not having her. She's my baby. She's my baby.

1:48:541:48:59

Just give her to me.

1:49:001:49:02

No. You're not taking my baby. You're not.

1:49:021:49:05

You're not.

1:49:051:49:06

No!

1:49:061:49:08

Officer ...

1:49:081:49:10

Pops! Pops, please help me. They're trying to take the baby.

1:49:101:49:14

They're trying to take Lexi. Stop 'em. Please.

1:49:141:49:17

-What do you think you're doing?

-Have you been drinking, Mr Mitchell?

1:49:171:49:20

I've had a couple. We said we were having a party.

1:49:201:49:23

-Lola, give me the child.

-What is happening here?

1:49:231:49:26

-We need to remove Lexi, take her to a place of safety.

-No!

1:49:261:49:29

Phil. Phil. Help me, please.

1:49:311:49:33

Please. You want to know who Lexi's Dad is. It's Ben.

1:49:331:49:38

-It's Ben.

-It's what?!

1:49:381:49:40

I know it sounds crazy but it's the truth.

1:49:401:49:42

I swear, Ben is Lexi's dad.

1:49:421:49:45

Get your hands off of her.

1:49:451:49:47

-Calm down.

-You can't do this. She's done nothing wrong.

1:49:471:49:50

Don't touch my baby. No! Lexi!

1:49:501:49:53

Give her back her baby!

1:49:531:49:55

No!

1:49:551:49:56

-SHE SOBS

-Give me back my baby.

1:49:561:49:59

Please!

1:49:591:50:01

Lexi.

1:50:011:50:02

Please don't do this.

1:50:021:50:05

Please don't do this to me. Please don't do this to me...

1:50:051:50:09

I haven't done anything wrong. Please! No!

1:50:091:50:13

Lexi!

1:50:191:50:21

SHE SOBS HYSTERICALLY

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