Beset by financial worries, can the Carter clan find a way to ease their cash crisis in EastEnders?
When the roof of The Vic sprang a leak recently, it was the last straw for Mick, who has been desperately seeking ways to keep the pub going in the wake of a financial crisis.
Now he needs to find yet more money. But are Babe’s efforts to raise cash a help or a massive hindrance? Knowing her, it will be the latter. Meanwhile, Whitney is keen to help Lee resolve his own dire financial problems…
As forlorn Mick counts the pub’s takings, it’s clear the sums are not adding up
Babe’s secret shenanigans certainly don’t seem to be helping the Carter clan, pushing Shirley and Johnny to lash out at her
Meanwhile, Mick is only too aware that something needs to be done soon to turn round the family’s fortunes
Despite the doom and gloom he attempts to rally Shirley and Whitney
With the pressure on, Mick needs to come up with a money-making idea. Fast.
Taking Whitney and Shirley aside, he explains his idea for a new lunchtime offer at the pub
But with the pressure on in the kitchen, he finds himself snapping at poor Abi
Determined to give troubled Lee a lift, Whitney arranges a night out, and is very keen that his old Army pal Beanbag should turn up
A furtive phone call suggests Whitney thinks Beanbag can help Lee. But what does she have in mind?
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