|BBC transmission date||Monday 4 November 2013|
|Executive Producer||Lorraine Newman|
|Previous episode||1 November 2013|
|Next episode||5 November 2013|
An unsuspecting Joey arrives back in Walford after a big night out. He switches his phone on to find several messages from Carol asking him to call her about Alice. Panicking, Joey runs towards the Butchers’. There’s a heavy police presence in the Square and No.27 is cordoned off. Joey sees Fatboy and Tamwar but neither will tell him what’s happened. Increasingly anxious, Joey follows Carol into the Butchers’. Carol tells Joey that Michael’s dead and Alice has been arrested for his murder. Joey wants to go to the police station but David persuades him to sit tight. The waiting it too much for Joey and he and David go to the Vic for a brandy. There, Joey talks to Lauren then walks out, heading for the police station. Joey aggressively bangs on the police front desk window and demands to see his sister. Whitney calms him down.
Alfie’s rocked by Michael’s death. Roxy tries to support him but it’s Kat he turns to for comfort. Roxy accepts this but Ronnie doesn’t like it. The police want Kat to give a statement. Alfie tells Kat that Michael was sure he wouldn’t live past the age his mother died at and the smug git was right. Kat’s feeling guilty - she saw the way Alice was with Michael. Alfie reassures her that she couldn’t have done anything. They agree they’ll help Tommy remember Michael together. When Michael’s body is taken out of No.27 Roxy’s comforts Alfie and Kat leaves.
Fatboy, Poppy, Lauren and Tamwar are all shocked by what’s happened. Poppy’s adamant that Alice has nothing to do with Michael’s murder. Tamwar’s guilt ridden for feeling relieved that he got away from Alice and Michael when he did.
Masood’s come back from Birmingham. He tries to help Carol but David’s got it covered and Masood’s not needed. Carol tells Masood she just needs a bit of space.