Episode 830
BBC transmission date 14 January 1993
Executive Producer Leonard Lewis
Director Roger Gartland
Writer Tony Jordan
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Previous episode Episode 829 (12 January 1993)
Next episode Episode 831 (19 January 1993)


Nick Cotton's trial is looming. He is sure he will go down for the murder of Eddie Royle in September 1991. Cindy Beale's return to Walford is met with chagrin by Kathy Beale. She confronts her. Eddie's dad John Royle returns for the trial. Dot Cotton worries that he will go down for life.


Main cast

  • John Altman as Nick Cotton
  • June Brown as Dot Cotton
  • Peter Dean as Pete
  • Paul Bradley as Nigel
  • Adam Woodyatt as Ian
  • Michelle Collins as Cindy
  • Gillian Taylforth as Kathy
  • Sid Owen as Ricky
  • Danniella Westbrook as Sam
  • Nicola Stapleton as Mandy
  • Bill Treacher as Arthur
  • Elizabeth Power as Mrs. Hewitt
  • Sean Maguire as Aidan
  • Ross Kemp as Grant
  • Steve McFadden as Phil
  • Steven Woodcock as Clyde
  • Ian Reddington as Richard
  • Sean Gallagher as Clive

Guest cast

  • Dinah Stabb as Jennifer Wakeham QC
  • Mark Drewry as Peter Hannigan
  • Tyrone Huggins as Trevor Barnes
  • Michael Higgs as Sean
  • Gawn Grainger as Stan
  • Malcolm Sinclair as Christopher Moore
  • Marian McLoughlin as Detective Chief Inspector Chapman
  • Paddy Joyce as John Royle
  • Jason Rush as Joe
  • Bernard Gallagher as Judge Birell
  • Martina Laird as Clerk of the Court
  • Dave Brock as Jackie Burns