Hilda gets Stan to wear Doctor Lowther's dress suit to see what he looks like. Deirdre agrees to spend Christmas at home to please Ken. Elsie and Vera tell Mike that Ivy knew nothing about the bag-making and plead with him to reinstate Ivy but he refuses. Annie calls on the Ogdens and is put out to find they seem to have dressed for dinner. Mavis and Victor take Emily to the Community Centre dance. When Mavis is shy about dancing, Victor drags Emily onto the floor. Jack and Vera sing at the dance and are a success. Deirdre feels bored at the dance as Ken is busy as an MC. Chalkie makes a play for Bet at the dance. Mike tells Ivy she can return to work, as a Christmas present. Mavis feels like a wallflower as Victor and Emily spend the evening together. Mavis walks out of the dance. Deirdre is pleased when Mike dances with her. He tells her to call on him over Christmas if she gets bored. Fred and Chalkie jostle each other to dance with Elsie. Marion tells Elsie that Maggie has got married. Fred undoes an angry Elsie's dress whilst dancing with her.


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