Monday 26 April 2004
Laura receives a visit from the benefits agency and is forced to confess that she worked a shift at the Queen Vic. Furious that she has been accused of fraud, she suspects that Janine has shopped her and they have yet another venomous argument.
Meanwhile, Ian seeks advice on women from Den and later asks Kate out; and Minty is mortified about acting on his feelings for Sam.
Tuesday 27 April 2004
Pat lifts Laura’s spirits by finding her work at the MinuteMart. However, Janine is reluctant to see Laura succeed and, by the end of the day, vicious rumours leave Laura out of work again. Desperate, and at her lowest ebb, Laura attacks Janine in the street but comes off worst. Janine gloats as Laura is left crying in the gutter.
The pressure is on for the Watts family as they count down to the re-opening of the club. Den leaves his children in charge but things go from bad to worse when the water supply to the Square is cut.
Meanwhile, Spencer thinks he has a date with Zoe, and Sam is finding things awkward with Minty.
Thursday 29 April 2004
When Janine flaunts her date - a handsome businessman - at Angie’s Den’s opening night, Laura takes the opportunity to tell him about Janine’s sordid past. On the receiving end for once, Janine leaves the club in tears but vows revenge. She follows Laura home and confronts her.
Den receives a shock when a mystery woman arrives at the club; he steers her away from his family. Meanwhile, Zoe dresses to impress and Dennis is her target.
Friday 30 April 2004
Pat rushes home to find Laura sobbing and hysterical. She soothes her as much as she can and then pays Janine a visit, pleading with her to leave Laura alone. However, Janine turns her vicious tongue on Pat and leaves her stunned by confessing the truth about Barry. Pat returns home and is shocked to find Laura lying at the bottom of the stairs.
Meanwhile, Den takes his mystery woman to the B&B to talk and, as they argue, it becomes clear that they have shared a past. Chrissie accuses Den of taking money and leaving her. It is apparent that she knows nothing of the Watts family and is shocked when Patrick mentions that Den has a daughter.