Phil continues to show Vincent up. Kathy lets her anger be known but she is floored when she learns the truth.
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Right, let's knock on a few doors, shall we?
See if we can persuade a few more rats to leave the sinking ship.
Excuse me, miss.
Do you know Max Branning?
Right, I'm going to get some breakfast on.
Not for me, thanks, mate. I've got things to do.
Well, you can't have that much on today, not after last night.
-It's just a misunderstanding, that's all.
Just crossed wires.
Max, your so-called colleagues hung you out to dry
in front of about 100 different witnesses.
Yeah, well, Fi weren't any part of that, was she?
Mind you, you did a pretty good job of that yourself with Carmel.
Fi didn't have a clue what was going on, did she?
And how long's this been going on for?
I know her, all right? I'll sort it out..
Max? There's...someone here for you. From Weyland.
Thought I'd save you a trip.
Had Security clear out your desk.
Not that you'd be able to get back into the office anyway.
Brothers in arms.
That's what you used to say we were, back in prison.
Yeah, I lied.
Max! Get back! You, get out.
Nothing here for me anyway. Not any more.
Yeah, Mum's gone to pick him up. The hospital let him out today.
You going out?
Yeah, I'm actually going to work.
Still got to feed Louie.
Don't tell me. I know, I'm a traitor.
Working for the company that's working against the whole Square.
-I didn't say that.
-Yeah, you didn't have to.
And I wasn't thinking it either.
People in glass houses...
Do you want me to have the little one today?
You know, it's not just the money.
Just want to know where I stand.
I dunno, maybe I don't.
Maybe - maybe I've been played like a mug, like everybody else.
But I just need to know.
Give Louie a kiss for me.
I didn't hear you come in last night.
Yeah, it was flat out at The Albert.
You know, everyone that came in ended up, like, you know,
drowning their sorrows, you know.
I mean, you had a bit of a busy evening yourself, though, yeah?
No, I noticed when I logged on.
Level 762 - I mean, that's impressive.
I wasn't playing computer games last night.
What were you doing?
What are you doing?
Um...just a bit of business.
Business? The Albert is closed - where are you going?
-I won't be long.
-And where is "Won't Be Long"?
I like that - where is it?
I still say you should've let me get us a taxi.
I'm fine. Told you, you didn't need to come and pick me up neither.
Yeah, well, I gave in on the taxi.
So you can give in on me bringing you home.
Oh, Ben, leave it, please.
You already said that.
I already told you, I am.
You told me, yeah. And that's what I wanted to hear, too.
Is that why you said it?
It ain't natural, you being so cool and calm about all this.
I'm cool and calm about all this because he's history.
Why should I get worked up about someone who don't count any more?
Oh, that's nice.
Have you seen my dad? I keep getting his answerphone.
And I brought this back with me - Mum's home-made chocolate cake.
-Did you hear what I said?
-I hope it chokes him.
You hear that?
What, you trying to sort things with Fi?
-I'm just trying to get hold of her.
All right, she's not picking up, hey? She's not answering?
-Look, come on, let's get out for the day.
-Let's go and clear our heads.
-Yeah, mine already is.
Good, good. Then you can help me clear mine.
Come on, come on.
He's down there, Willmott-Brown, all mob-handed.
All bowling around in their little whistles.
Yeah, well, Johnny's been doing some phoning round.
Yeah, calling in a few favours from some old uni mates.
And we can't do nothing about staying on here.
They've got that side of it totally sewn up.
But that money we raised, there's no way they can keep that.
What did Luke say? "Administrative costs"?
If it comes to any sort of legal battle,
they'll be laughed out of court.
It'd be something, Mick.
You know, get that back and we'd have a little nest egg at least.
We could start again.
Yeah, yeah, you're right.
That little favour you asked -
I've been making some enquires.
Our little problem.
Problem? What little problem was that?
Our terms of trade after Brexit?
Our relationship with the emerging economies?
Opposition on nuclear disarmament?
What problem, Vincent?
The van we've been looking for.
Now, I've been checking out a few websites, all right.
And found this outfit down in Canning Town
that blacken out windows.
Vans, cars, you name it.
I mean, they'll even take your motor and do it for you,
or you can hire one of theirs.
I mean, they normally do it for celebs, you know,
that don't want to be seen.
But they don't really care. I checked that out as well.
No questions asked.
What do you think, Phil?
So you've been on all these websites -
meaning if the Old Bill do ever start sniffing around,
all the evidence they need will be on your computer.
-But why would they be snooping around?
And even if you deleted it all,
it'll still be in the Cloud, won't it?
Vincent, I was thinking more of a white van.
And no need to black out the windows.
I admire your tenacity, but I'd get rid of that tablet, if I were you.
It's Kim's tablet.
R-I-D. Rid. As in permanently.
And it's Peppa Pig - and George. Mummy Pig.
-And Daddy Pig.
How did mums manage without Peppa Pig?
How are you feeling?
Felt exactly the same as I did yesterday. Fine.
Still can't believe it, to tell you the truth.
Sonia, thanks for yesterday.
Well, he came in late yesterday.
So he doesn't know?
I'm just waiting for the right time.
-I know this is going to sound stupid...
But I feel like I'm letting him down or something, you know.
He's not going to think like that, is he?
I know. That's why it's so stupid.
Thanks for holding the fort.
Oh, well, just cuts and bruises, thank goodness.
How's everything here?
All right. Apart from them Weyland goons out there.
Well, what are they doing now?
Trying to persuade more people to take their 30 pieces of silver.
Which will suddenly turn into 20 - or 10 - if they do.
I can't imagine what it must be like for you in the Vic right now.
Well, it ain't exactly a picnic for you neither, is it?
Um...Ian came back last night, after you left.
He really went for Max.
And he said what had happened.
Well, you will be if you don't get out of here.
-Not very friendly.
-Not very friendly assaulting my son.
I'd be careful if I were you. That's slander.
No, that's the God's honest truth.
And when's this assault supposed to have taken place?
You know exactly when. And where.
And look, here I am walking around, a free man.
I know the police have a bit of a manpower issue at the moment,
but you'd think they'd have caught up with me by now.
You and your accusations, Kathy.
I've got the right to refuse to serve anyone I like
in this caff and I ain't serving you.
Your family last night, you today.
What's that supposed to mean?
You will serve me, because you don't have any choice.
-Oh, yeah. How do you work that out?
-Because I pay the piper.
In this case, you.
We own the place now. Didn't your son tell you?
Remember what I said. Later.
Do you even know what the Cloud is, Phil?
Ain't got a clue.
Easy to wind up though, isn't he? Too easy?
I dunno. He's got something inside.
What's that mean?
I don't know.
A rage. What you might have called good old-fashioned bottle.
He's got it.
He might not use it too much these days.
Too many computer games.
But he's got it inside. Just like you have it inside, Philip.
The two of you, you're like two wild animals trapped in your lair,
prowling round, pretending to be good, on your best behaviour.
Changing washers, putting up shelves.
But I have a feeling if the right opportunity came along,
you'd know how to roar again.
Don't worry about Vincent. He'll prove his worth.
And if he don't?
I will make sure he does what he is told.
And what about my little problem?
All in hand, Philip. All in hand.
HE BREATHES HEAVILY
So when were you going to tell me?
That you have sold the caff to the man who...
I didn't know, Mum.
How could you not know?
I had no idea until I saw him in the Vic last night
with the rest of them.
Look, Mum, I swear to you, right, I had no idea that him
and Max even knew each other.
Well, I didn't know you was in and still selling the place.
Cos it wasn't going to make any difference.
And how do you make that out?
Well, he told me that the business was just going to carry on.
The deal was, I sell the freehold, I lease the business back.
The paperwork they promised never turned up.
So now they can do whatever they want with it?
Mum, I swear to you, if I'd known it was him,
I would never have signed it.
I tried kicking him out just now.
Refused to serve him. He more or less laughed in my face.
He's right, though, isn't he?
He owns it now.
I've got to serve him.
Didn't know if I'd be seeing you again.
Well, I still work here, don't I?
Or is there something else I don't know?
Josh, I want to know the truth. About everything.
No more lies.
Lauren, just the person.
You don't mind if I borrow this lovely lady for a minute, do you?
Borrow your office, too, if that's all right.
Dad, this is the fifth message I've left you.
Call us back, will you?
What's happened to your face?
-Accident at work.
-What sort of accident?
What's that matter?
OK, what is with everyone today?
Why is everyone biting my head off?
Ask your old man.
Oi. I want a word.
Not here. In the Vic. Now.
-So what is all this?
-A necessary evil, I'm afraid.
We may be the owners, but we can't ride rough-shod over the views
and feelings of our tenants, much as we'd like to.
That was a joke, by the way.
So we need to get these served as quickly as possible.
For the cafe.
We? Meaning me?
We've realised it's always easier when it comes from one of their own.
How's it easier for anyone to be evicted by their neighbours?
Sympathetic face, shoulder to cry on.
I'm not stupid, Luke.
I know exactly what this is.
Oh, I see. You think this is a test of your loyalty?
Well, it is, isn't it?
I'd have thought that was implicit in the terms of your employment.
It is for the rest of our employees -
we pay their wages, they do their employer's bidding.
But if you're not happy with that,
you do, of course, know where the door is.
Looking for something?
Pearl was watching her cartoons on it.
Go over there.
Yeah, I just needed to check something.
And you couldn't use the phone?
-Ran out - I'd ran out of juice.
-And the charger?
You know what? I was thinking - how long you had this now?
You know, because there's newer models on the market, you know.
I mean, we could trade it in, replace it. I mean, you don't
even need to worry about that - I'll sort it out.
-Level 762, I mean,
you're definitely going to ace it now with some new technology
-at your fingertips.
-You do love me, don't you?
Course I do.
For better or for worse?
Only talking about replacing a tablet.
I mean, you don't need to get any fancy ideas...
I lost the baby.
Last night I...
It's no big dramas or anything.
-I just - I just lost the baby.
-No, no, no, no...
No, no, no.
Yeah, so if you could just e-mail that straight across to Alan
and let me know when it's done. Cheers.
I'm heading back to the Square.
Deal with this while I'm gone, will you?
Yeah, course. You're sacking Lauren?
I think we've plenty enough grounds, don't you?
Is this a problem?
No, no, course not.
You wanted a word?
Yeah, about an hour ago.
Rather a lot of things to do at the moment.
-Yeah, well, we ain't one of them.
-That money we paid you.
We want it back.
I thought I'd already explained.
You did, yeah. All your moody little costs.
And legal bills.
50 grand's worth of legal bills to look at a single document?
Well, no, the money you crowd-funded will be returned to your investors.
It's just your share we'll be keeping.
You won't have a leg to stand on if this goes to court.
You do realise that, don't you?
-I'd have thought that's the last place you'd want all this to be aired.
-What's that mean?
Well, it's what's caused all the problems.
All the investigations we've had to do.
Into the signatures on the contracts.
Well, they simply don't match with the ones we've got on our records.
My legal people have been working overtime on all this.
They suspect some sort of forgery has taken place.
Now, you CAN take us to court...
..but, obviously, all this will have to come to light if you do.
Is that right, then?
Ian sold the place to them?
What's happening? They're chucking us out of the Vic.
They're taking the cafe off Ian.
And the bloke responsible's walking around without a care in the world.
What's happened with Dad?
And why is everybody looking at me like that every time
-I ask about him?
-There's been a bit of trouble, Abi.
-What kind of trouble?
-And it's all his fault.
-What is this, give a dog a bad name?
-Just like you did with him and Lucy?
-What - including you.
Yeah, I was wrong. I admitted that.
Well, this time he is in the wrong.
He's sold us down the river, all of us.
-There you go again.
-Well, Abi, I know he's your dad...
Yeah, he is. So stop bad-mouthing him.
This is just typical, ain't it?
Anything goes wrong around here and you blame him.
OK, so you believe everything he's always told you.
Well, there's no surprise there, I mean, you're his daughter
and I pity you for that,
-but that's what daughters do, I suppose.
-What you talking about?
But no-one else round here has ever believed him and no-one ever will.
I don't care about anybody else.
The family all know what really happened,
-so don't even try and pretend.
-So what did happen?
-Come on, what's he said?
-You saw a way out.
From a man that you hated and a marriage that you hated.
And when my dad wouldn't take you away from all that,
then the claws came out and that's the truth.
The truth is he ruined my life.
He turned my marriage into a war zone
and my husband into a man who couldn't even look at me.
And what about us?
What do you think it was like for us, growing up
under that shadow with all that poison that you spread about him?
That's not poison, that is the truth.
Do you know, it's not even my dad saying that. That's me.
When I try and talk to him about it,
he just says that he doesn't want to, to let it lie.
-That it's all water under the bridge.
-Well, not to me, it ain't.
So you ask yourself, why is that?
How could he just say it's water under the bridge and I can't?
Because he's a better person than you are.
No, because he's guilty and he knows it.
That's why he's so happy to pretend that all this is done and dusted,
because he's the one in the wrong.
That's why he's playing these games, you stupid cow,
but you're so dumb you can't see it.
Every woman that he's ever come across has ended up damaged by him.
I did, the next woman he attacked did, I mean, his marriages
were nightmares - which he blamed on his wives, of course.
No, I don't need to listen...
And what about his marriage to your mother, eh?
That was all sweetness and light, was it?
That ended well, did it?
All those women? And every single one of them wrong about him?
I don't think so.
He raped me, Fi.
Everything I've ever said about him, everything I told that court...
..is the truth.
-What do you want?
-I've got something for you.
-Whatever it is, I'm not interested.
Do you know what that brother of yours asked me to do?
Serve the eviction notice, yeah, he told me.
Well, if you're here to try and change my mind...
I'm here to give you this.
I don't understand.
It's the contract your dad signed with my family.
Luke set fire to Max's copy in the Vic.
But there's always two copies of any contract.
It's up to you what you want to do with it.
You can burn it as well, if you like.
Or you can give it to him. He's due 20% of everything.
I put my neck on the line for you last night.
All right, if I'm going to continue to do that,
I need to know exactly what's going on here.
Such a decent bloke. You are. Such a good brother. Good father.
Nah, it's good, Jack.
Nah, I like having Walford's conscience in my corner.
Tell me, how much do you sell them flats for again?
-How's that different?
-Did you get my messages?
-And here's mine.
Took the liberty, hope you don't mind.
That's all your clothes from my daughter's flat.
Come on, Sophie, work to do.
So, me and you?
What, all meant nothing?
They played him, Lauren.
Played him and then set out to destroy him and that's just wrong.
Maybe he deserved it.
But like I said, that's up to you.
Yeah, go on. Go on!
I bet you're loving all this, ain't ya!
Get your hands off me! Get off me!