She managed to keep quiet about being his mum for the best part of 40 years, but Shirley has decided she can't lie to Mick about The Vic. Unfortunately, before she can tell him the truth, her son finds out what's happened from Fi.

As Mick desperately tries to find a loophole in the new lease, he ends up taking his anger out on Whitney and the more deserving target of Max.

Elsewhere, Dot tries to broker a peace treaty between Charlie and Jack, although she isn't quite so diplomatic when it comes to Max, as she advises him to stay out of it. Sadly, it looks like the talks may have failed when Jack later takes drastic action.

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Lauren is working late - and who can blame her when it means more time away from clingy Steven, who is starting to doubt her motives for racking up overtime?

Billy and Honey throw a housewarming party above the funeral parlour, Denise is touched when Kush wishes her luck in her exam, and newcomers Ted (Christopher Timothy) and Joyce (Maggie Steed) move to Albert Square, bringing secrets and lies with them. They'll fit right in.

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