|BBC transmission date||2 January 2009|
|Executive Producer||Diederick Santer|
|Writer||Emilia Di Girolamo|
|Previous episode||Episode 3712 (1 January 2009 - Part 2)|
|Next episode||Episode 3714 (5 January 2009)|
Max tells Abi and Lauren it’s the day of Tanya’s plea hearing. Abi asks if Tanya will go to prison, but Max says she’s going to plead not guilty. Abi wants to go to the court and Lauren reluctantly goes too. Tanya’s solicitor is worried that she plans to plead not guilty, and tells Tanya that Lauren and Abi might have to give evidence in court and Tanya could go to prison for seven years. Tanya is shocked to see Lauren and Abi in the courtroom. During the hearing Tanya pleads guilty and Lauren breaks down. Outside, Lauren tells Max that Tanya didn’t try to kill him, she did.
Whitney is still upset. Bianca tells Whitney that her dad wouldn’t have wanted her to see her Mum, Debra. Janine tells Whitney no-one can replace your real mum and gives her Debra’s address. Whitney sets off to find her and Bianca and Pat are angry with Janine when they find out. When Whitney gets to Debra’s house, no-one’s in, but a neighbour tells Whitney that Debra works at a local cafe.
Jean is worried about Sean. Stacey dumps Callum as he doesn’t want to be there when she tells Jean about Sean.
Roxy thanks Ronnie for saving her life. Ronnie says she didn’t want Roxy to die, but doesn’t want to live with her. Jack was the one good thing that had happened to her, and Roxy still has her baby whilst Ronnie can hardly remember her daughter and doesn’t even know where she’s buried.
Libby and Tamwar ask their mothers to look after their letters from Oxford. Denise and Zainab can’t resist looking. They open the letters and are disappointed when both are rejections. Libby and Tamwar then reveal they gave their mothers fake letters - they’ve both been accepted.
|Lauren Branning||Madeline Duggan|
|Max Branning||Jake Wood|
|Tanya Branning||Jo Joyner|
|Roxy Slater||Rita Simons|
|Ronnie Mitchell||Samantha Womack|
|Stacey Branning||Lacey Turner|
|Jean Slater||Gillian Wright|
|Callum Monks||Elliott Jordan|
|Denise Wicks||Diane Parish|
|Zainab Masood||Nina Wadia|
|Libby Fox||Belinda Owusu|
|Tamwar Masood||Himesh Patel|
|Whitney Dean||Shona McGarty|
|Janine Butcher||Charlie Brooks|
|Bianca Jackson||Patsy Palmer|
|Pat Evans||Pam St Clement|
|Liam Butcher||James Forde|
|Tiffany Dean||Maisie Smith|
|Archie Mitchell||Larry Lamb|
|Peggy Mitchell||Barbara Windsor|
|Mo Harris||Laila Morse|
|Charlie Slater||Derek Martin|
|Patrick Trueman||Rudolph Walker|
|Bradley Branning||Charlie Clements|
|Abi Branning||Lorna Fitzgerald|
|Kendra Hill-Smythe||Rebecca Egan|
|Crown Court Judge||Martin Turner|
|Clerk of the Court||Holly de Jong|