Episode 565
BBC transmission date 5 July 1990
Executive Producer Michael Ferguson
Director Michael Ferguson
Writer Michael Ellis
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Previous episode Episode 564 (3 July 1990)
Next episode Episode 566 (10 July 1990)


A new family arrive in Albert Square. The Tavernier family. Dot Cotton watches as they park the removal van outside the house they have bought. The family consist of retired Jules Tavernier, his son Celestine Tavernier, who had come to inspect the house a few days earlier, and Celestine's wife Etta Tavernier, Celestine's sons Clyde Tavernier, Lloyd Tavernier and daughter Hattie Tavernier.


Main cast

  • Peter Dean as Pete
  • Bill Treacher as Arthur
  • Letitia Dean as Sharon
  • Gillian Taylforth as Kathy
  • Nick Berry as Wicksy
  • Susan Tully as Michelle
  • Steve McFadden as Phil
  • Ross Kemp as Grant
  • June Brown as Dot Cotton
  • Leroy Golding as Celestine
  • Jacqui Gordon-Lawrence as Etta
  • Tommy Eytle as Jules
  • Steven Woodcock as Clyde
  • Garey Bridges as Lloyd
  • Michelle Gayle as Hattie

Guest cast

  • Sheila White as Carol Hanley
  • Dean Harris as Ron Hanley
  • Helen Pearson as April
  • Richard Beale as Jackie
  • Tip Tipping as Dave
  • Alex Tetteh-Lartey as Pastor


Final appearance of Charlie Cotton.

First appearances of Jules TavernierEtta Tavernier, Hattie Tavernier, Clyde Tavernier and Lloyd Tavernier.