But just as things start looking up for her, she discovers that Alfie has been lying to her.
Following last week's events, Kat contacts Alfie who’s back in Spain and begs him to let her see the children. However she’s horrified to learn that Alfie lied to her.
Distraught, Kat skives her cleaning shift at The Vic and instead helps herself to alcohol, but when Linda catches her at it, she takes pit on Kat and after a heart-to-heart, asks her to help behind the bar.
But with Stuart annoyed, he charms Dot into giving him the lowdown on Kat.
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