Grace overhears Dot Branning (June Brown) planning to collect jumble for her church.  Lucker s initial contract was for seven episodes, but this was extended and Vanessa became a regular character. Michael Moon Michael Moon, played by Steve John Shepherd, is a distant cousin of Alfie Moon (Shane Richie), who first appears on 1 October 2010 after Alfie s return. Zainab is then taken to hospital where she and Masood name their son. In March 2011, June Brown discussed Dot and Edward s relationship in an interview with Digital Spy. Sam tells them the result is positive for Ricky but Bianca double checks and discovers it is Jack, and when she confronts Sam, she reveals that Jack s fiancée, Ronnie Mitchell (Samantha Womack), pressured her into lying. Harry agrees so he can make amends with Jodie, as long as Vanessa does not attend.  Zainab is terrified due to her age and the fact a baby will interfere with her career, and she feels trapped because she does not want the baby but abortion is forbidden by her faith. However, Charlie joins a party downstairs in The Queen Victoria public house. Ronnie s sister Roxy Mitchell (Rita Simons) accuses Julie of stealing it, though she did not.  He left on 9 November 2010,  and returned again on 29 August 2011 glynis dating site.
Fatima later visits again with Shabnam s wedding dress and makes alterations to it so it hides her pregnancy bump. Yusef dies soon after and Kamil s parents reunite. Freelance journalist Harvey Freeman is a freelance journalist, played by Martin Jarvis.  Kirkwood later said the scenes would be believable and the storyline bold and gritty. Kat let slip about Stacey s true identity to Luke, who throws both Stacey and Lily out of the house. Several months later, she is sentenced to 15 years in prison. She opined that the two characters have a lot in common, Edward enjoys Dot s company and would probably want a more romantic relationship but respects the fact she has a husband. Dot then successfully helps Edward get his job back glynis dating site. Kene revealed in January 2011 that his role in the soap has meant he is recognised by fans on a daily basis. Executive producer Bryan Kirkwood told entertainment website Digital Spy, I m really excited about Kylie taking on the role of Jodie. Max and his brother Jack (Scott Maslen) then decide to take revenge on Harry.
 though in November 2013, Richie talked about Ralf (now aged three years) playing Tommy and made no mention of Shane. Julie asks Kat to come with her to the park as she is meeting Billy s son, William Mitchell (Toby Warpole), for the first time and is worried that she is not ready to be a stepmother.  In February 2011, Kene was nominated for Best Newcomer at the All About Soap Bubble Awards for his portrayal of Connor.. He collects the collection money form the Launderette, leaving a note that gets lost, and plays at Tommy Moon s funeral. Yusef wants to move to Pakistan and fearful that Zainab will not go with him, he kidnaps Kamil, telling Zainab that he is being kept in a safe place. Social worker Fiona Payne (Sandra James-Young) tells Stacey and Martin she will be conducting further home visits. Harvey spends time with Pat while Peggy is away but when Peggy returns he invites her to the theatre. They then start a sexual relationship, and Connor starts stealing cars for Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden). Supportive, understanding, calm and reasoned, she s the loving mother the Masood kids never had.  In the following episode, Kat is taken to hospital and leaves her father Charlie Slater (Derek Martin) to look after Tommy. It was reported by The Sun that during filming, the cast and crew were so overcome with emotion that filming had to be stopped for an hour.
He appears to get on well with Tanya s children, Lauren (Jacqueline Jossa), Abi (Lorna Fitzgerald) and Oscar (Charlee & Neo Hall), although her ex-husband Max Branning (Jake Wood) dislikes Greg. .