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Raquel recruits the residents' help to organise a party for Des. Mike tells Alma that he'll be divorced in May and asks her to marry him in June. They set the date for 19th June. The Wiltons find a buyer for their house. They celebrate but Rita feels that she's being trapped. Vicky arranges to go to the cinema with Steve. Alec tries to put her off him but she tells him that he's wasting his time. She tells Steve that he's always welcome to visit her at boarding school.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Paula has to make a decision about her future. And why is Rita so preoccupied? (Paula's story did not feature in the transmitted episode.)
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 19,520,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
  • The ITV3 repeat of this episode on 29th April 2019 was edited, omitting 1" from the first Bettabuy scene to remove Vera Duckworth's response of "oh beggar 'im" when Raquel Wolstenhulme points out that Jack is working on the night of Des's party and therefore unable to attend.
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