Ken is pleased as the Recorder is beating the Gazette freesheet. Mark tries to interest Kevin in banger-racing. Deirdre refuses to give Ken a quote on the nursery. Jean Casey accuses Kevin of leading Mark astray with banger-racing after Mark tells her that it was Kevin's idea. Alma is upset when Mike entertains a woman in the Rovers. Kevin gets Mark to tell Jean the banger-racing was his idea. Mark convinces her that Kevin is alright. Audrey tells Alma that she'll invite Mike for a meal and not tell him Alma will be there. Sally wants to be involved in the banger-racing. The Roberts' invite Mike for a meal. He tells them that he'll bring a girl along.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Mark Casey needs Kevin’s assistance to ensure his dream can come true, but Kevin’s not sure he wants to be involved in Mark's racy schemes. And Deirdre raises objections to Ken’s opportunism over council affairs, but morals are not very high on Ken’s list of priorities at the moment.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,870,000 viewers (5th place - combined figure including repeat).

Notable dialogueEdit

Ivy Brennan (to Mike Baldwin about Alma Sedgewick): "When that madam is not chasing men, she's chasing money and I reckon that you're a combined operation."

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