Linda gets ready for the darts match and charity ladies’ night at The Vic, worrying about the preparations. Jane Beale is also feeling nervous about the girls’ night. She’s grateful when Stacey offers her some words of support. Meanwhile, Kathy is touched by a thoughtful gesture from Ian.

When Jane arrives in The Vic, her confidence is boosted when she is complimented. After getting tipsy with Kathy, the pair return home, where Kathy has a surprise for the family…

Denise asks Patrick to play the role of Scrooge in the Christmas play and is surprised when he turns it down. After being pressed by Denise, Patrick confesses that he’s worried he’ll let her down. Can she convince him otherwise?