Peter swears he'll give up the drink and wants to be a decent father to Simon. He agrees to let Simon stay with Ken and Deirdre until he's sorted himself out. Jed and Maria discuss Tony. Maria's relieved to have found an ally. Michelle tells Steve she's got a gig on Christmas Eve. Steve tells her to go for it and they'll manage without her. Michelle's delighted. Jason invites Becky to spend Christmas with him at No.11. Becky tells him that she'll think about it. Natasha asks Audrey if she can keep the salon open in the evenings and give Audrey a cut of the takings. Audrey agrees to a trial period. Rosie invites Gary to her 18th birthday party on Christmas Eve. Gary thinks he's on a promise. Jed spots Tony and Jimmy deep in discussion and hides in the shadows. As Jimmy leaves, Jed approaches him and makes a barbed comment about Liam's death. Liz drags Lloyd along to Brazilian Crunch. Lloyd arrives back in agony. Jed lets on to Tony that he spotted him talking to Jimmy. Tony and Jed meet up in the ginnel and Tony bungs Jed £200 to keep his mouth shut.


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