Matters worsen though after Alfie becomes annoyed that the council have refused to fund the Square’s Christmas decorations. He reveals a plan to get the Branning brothers to help pay for a seasonal spruce-up, but when Kat bristles at the mention of their names, Alfie remains oblivious.
Determined to make his German market plans a success, Alfie plans a trip abroad to stock up on supplies and is thrilled when he receives £500 and a ticket to Cologne. But Kat gets unnerved when she receives another text that reads “finally, I’ve got you all to myself.”
Once Alfie has departed, the pressure mounts for Kat when she finds a candle with a note: “Light it. Put it in the window. And I’ll come knocking.”
Despite throwing the candle out of the window, Kat later panics when Jean tells her that she has settled Tommy with the aid of a candle (one she received from Patrick) to help him sleep. Kat immediately extinguishes it but, as she turns the lights off in he Vic, she worries when someone knocks at the door…