Jack convinces Vera that Curly was mistaken about not seeing him. Ken refuses to tell Peter Reynolds that Wendy Crozier is the mole as she'll be sacked. Alma gives Audrey flowers for her hand in helping her trap Mike. Deirdre tells Ken that she won't tell Reynolds about Wendy if he promises never to see her again. Ken refuses, saying the Recorder feeds the family and has to be kept going. Martin tells Vera about Jack running out of petrol miles away from The Railway Club. She calls Jack a liar. Deirdre tells Reynolds that Steve Rafferty is not the mole but she doesn't know who is. She tells Wendy to stay away from Ken or his next headline will be her dismissal from the Town Hall. Maurice Jones asks Ken to cover a property development project he's starting. Rafferty bursts in on their meeting and goes for Ken. Maurice has to hold him back. Tina is upset as Jack starts leering at her. Mike shows an interest in Dawn Prescott but she thinks that he's Alan's friend and avoids him. Vera realises Jack must have been with a woman.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Deirdre is feeling responsible for putting a colleague's career in jeopardy - but the onus is on Ken to sort it out. And an indiscretion by Curly provokes the wrath of Vera - Jack could find himself well and truly snookered!
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,640,000 viewers (4th place - combined figure including repeat).
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