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Christian is beaten up

Christian is beaten up
Christian is beaten up (Image credit: BBC)

Christian advises Amira to come clean to Zainab when she confesses that her father is in prison for fraud. Zainab is horrified but she tells her that as long as she makes Syed happy the wedding can go ahead. Christian can't deal with his feelings for Syed at the engagement party and leaves to drown his sorrows in the Vic. Christian takes a guy called Luke back to the flat but Luke turns on him and beats him up. Libby has another encounter with Liz, who gives her a visiting order from Owen but Libby insists that she's not going anywhere near her dad. Libby returns home and tells Darren that she's ready to sleep with him. Darren promises to support an indecisive Libby whatever she decides to do about her dad. Libby calls Liz and tells her that she'll go to the prison. Ronnie is adamant she's leaving Walford even after she and Jack find out that Roxy lied to both of them about having new lovers and Jack begs her to stay. Later, Peggy tells Ronnie that she's told Archie it's over between them. Ronnie overhears Archie telling Patrick that he will win Peggy back. Ronnie moves back into the Vic to protect Peggy from Archie. Click here to watch whatsontv.co.uk's new weekly soaps video preview, the Soap Scoop (opens in new tab)

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Patrick McLennan is a London-based journalist and documentary maker who has worked as a writer, sub-editor, digital editor and TV producer in the UK and New Zealand. His CV includes spells as a news producer at the BBC and TVNZ, as well as web editor for Time Inc UK. He has produced TV news and entertainment features on personalities as diverse as Nick Cave, Tom Hardy, Clive James, Jodie Marsh and Kevin Bacon and he co-produced and directed The Ponds, which has screened in UK cinemas, BBC Four and is currently available on Netflix. 


An entertainment writer with a diverse taste in TV and film, he lists Seinfeld, The Sopranos, The Chase, The Thick of It and Detectorists among his favourite shows, but steers well clear of most sci-fi.