It's a dramatic week for relationships in Albert Square, with new ones forming and older ones in danger of falling apart…
Woody Woodward’s out to impress the locals – not to mention Whitney Carter – by making a few changes at The Queen Vic, starting by replacing the quiz night with a special Ladies’ Night… Will it be a hit with the Walford women?
Meanwhile, over at The Albert, Vincent Hubbard and wife Kim are putting on their own quiz night. The big question is will Carmel Kazemi be able to maintain the pretence that she’s okay with son Kush’s relationship with her best friend, Denise Fox?
On the subject of relationships, Lauren Branning’s been struggling with partner Steven Beale and can’t stop thinking about photocopier man Josh, who she met at dad Max’s place of work. Steven can’t understand why she’s feeling so unsettled… Will he soon find out?
At the Minute Mart, Honey Mitchell finds out who the new member of staff is… Will he turn out to be a hindrance or a help?
And Abi Branning faces a big decision of her own… But will she be able to make it?
Woody works his charm on Whitney and persuades her to try out his new cocktails for The Queen Vic.
Whitney disappears from The bar and makes a call… Who’s she trying to get hold of?
With Ladies’ Night underway in The Vic, Johnny looks on as Sharon and Jane enjoy the show put on by the male strippers.
Over at The Albert’s quiz night, Kim and Vincent start asking the questions…
Carmel sits with Kush and Denise at the quiz night, determined to make an effort.
Vincent takes care of Carmel when she gets drunk under the strain of trying not to mind about Kush being with Denise.
Steven puts Lauren’s mood down to her worrying about her job interview and he asks Abi to come over to cheer her up.
Later, Steven prepares a romantic evening with Lauren and they relax together… Then they’re interrupted by a surprise visitor. Who is it?
At the Minute Mart, Honey’s surprised when she finds out Derek is the new member of staff… But she’s not impressed when he struggles with the electronic till.
When Keegan attempts to steal from the shop, however, Honey’s won over by Derek’s actions. What does he do?
Donna thinks it would be good for Abi to move into the spare room at Jay and Ben’s flat – and they eventually agree.
When Abi returns to Dot’s house she begins to have doubts about leaving her on her own… Will she tell Dot she’s moving out?
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