iPlayer release date: Monday 04 December 2023 at 06:00
BBC One airdate: Monday 04 December 2023 at 19:30 (20:00 on BBC One Northern Ireland)
Phil gets suspicious when he spots Karen splashing the cash at the Queen Vic. Mitch confronts Keanu for involving Karen in the fake kidnapping plan, but Keanu makes no apologies for his behaviour.
Later, Mitch’s van hits Harvey’s taxi and Kat orders him to pay for the damage. Karen steps in by using the stolen Mitchell money to pay off Mitch’s debts. Phil realises that these are his own marked bills and he gathers together the evidence which proves that Karen and Keanu staged Albie’s kidnap.
Meanwhile, Jack finds himself on babysitting duty but is forced to call Stacey for help. Denise returns from holiday and is shocked to discover that Sam is staying in their house.
Elsewhere, things go wrong for Elaine as she tries to make The Vic’s sponsored Christmas event in the Square a big success.
Also today, Sonia updates Reiss about her latest appointment, which shows that she’s on track with this stage of the IVF treatment.
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