Alfie’s latest moneymaking scheme gets off to a disastrous start and he finds himself lumbered with some a load of dodgy stock. However, he soon has customers eating out of the palm of his hand. Aleks comes crashing down on Alfie and hands him a fine for trading without the correct licence. Later, Alfie heads to the market office to pay the fine and quickly realises that Aleks is hiding something. After persuading Tamwar to help him, the pair discovers that Aleks has a wife in Latvia…
It’s the day of Carol’s consultation to discuss her mastectomy. With the family’s financial situation hanging over her and despite Bianca’s concerns, she opts to have a single rather than a double so she can get back to work quicker.
Tina is on best behaviour ahead of her performance review with Ian today. Tosh piles on the pressure reminding Tina that they need all the money they can get if they are going to have a baby. Tina worries about telling Tosh she’s lost her job and decides to call in a favour from Aunt Babe…
Johnny returns from Gay Pride with a love bite on his neck and a potential love interest who he keeps texting. A concerned Linda visits Dean when there’s no sign of Shirley, but Dean tells her he doesn’t care and she shouldn’t either. Elsewhere, Nikki returns to Walford when she finds herself homeless.