Percy starts his crossing duty. He enjoys wearing a uniform. Fiona Cavanagh tells Ken she doesn't know where Nick is and had no idea things were financially bad. She discovers a buyer was going to buy up the Clarion Group but the deal broke at the last minute leaving Nick with debts so he disappeared. Vera is fed up that she never seems to go anywhere in her car. Martin grows suspicious of Alan's relationship with Carole Burns. Alan tells Martin it's not working out, him working for him and sacks him. Martin tells him that he saw his car parked outside Carole's house when he said he was somewhere else on business, causing Alan to change his mind and give him another chance. Vera tells Jack she's considering selling the car as she doesn't get much use out of it. The solicitor tells Ken the receivers are being called in. Ken realises he could lose everything.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Alan Bradley is all for sacking Martin from his job at the yard - but Martin gets a glimpse of Alan’s private life, which could give him a bit of bargaining power.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 11,900,000 viewers (4th place).
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