Episode 4469



Olympic coverage hasn’t shoved EastEnders out of the schedules completely, but it has nudged it from BBC1 to BBC2. Not that it’s suddenly got highbrow...

Having discovered her mother’s secret, Tanya is determined to extract the full story from Cora who, unusually for a woman apparently hewn from granite, actually sheds
a tear. In fact, emotions are running high all over the Square: Lola’s upset by gossip, Masood is forced to make a sacrifice for his family and, fed up of being constantly questioned about Ian, Lucy devises a plan to take her mind off things. It’s one that’s going to have a startling conclusion.


Tanya grills her mum for information about the sister she never knew existed, but Cora refuses to give anything away, leaving her daughter devastated. Lola cannot bear being kept apart from baby Lexi when she begins her community service, while Lucy arranges to do volunteer work in exchange for gig tickets, although Lauren and Whitney try to bail out after discovering it involves feeding the homeless. Zainab discovers Masood's ambition to become a teacher, presenting him with a dilemma, and Syed is furious with Christian when he suggests entering Yasmin into a bonny baby competition.

Cast & Crew

Ian Beale Adam Woodyatt
Lucy Beale Hetti Bywater
Bobby Beale Alex Francis
Lauren Branning Jacqueline Jossa
Tanya Cross Jo Joyner
Cora Cross Ann Mitchell
Max Branning Jake Wood
Lola Pearce Danielle Harold
Ben Mitchell Joshua Pascoe
Jay Mitchell Jamie Borthwick
Billy Mitchell Perry Fenwick
Roxy Mitchell Rita Simons
Derek Branning Jamie Foreman
Alice Branning Jasmyn Banks
Joey Branning David Witts
Christian Clarke John Partridge
Syed Masood Marc Elliott
Zainab Khan Nina Wadia
Masood Ahmed Nitin Ganatra
Ray Dixon Chucky Venn
Kim Fox Tameka Empson
Sasha Dixon Rebecca Sanneh
Michael Moon Steve John Shepherd
Alfie Moon Shane Richie
Anthony Moon Matt Lapinskas
Arthur `Fat Boy' Chubb Ricky Norwood
Whitney Dean Shona McGarty
Poppy Meadow Rachel Bright
Jean Slater Gillian Wright
Mo Harris Laila Morse
Andrew Cotton Ricky Grover
Fran Imogen Slaughter
Betty Kirstie Brough
Sarah Amanda Daniels
Shaiyana Dani Moseley
Les Coker Roger Sloman
Gas engineer David Mounfield
Director Ian White
Executive Producer Lorraine Newman
Writer Pete Lawson
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