Gail knows that Carmel is a liar and takes no notice of her. Ivy wonders what has gone on between Martin and Carmel. Don tells her to forget about it. He tells her about Carmel getting into Martin's bed. Phyllis wins a "Man in your Life" competition in a women's magazine. The prize is £100, an interview in the magazine plus a romantic dinner for two. She is in a dilemma as she said that Percy was her man. Neil is certain he can make Denise love him but she tells him that he'll never change. Audrey is flattered when Reg chats her up and offers her a job at Bettabuy. Reg considers filling the vacancy left by Vera with Audrey. Percy refuses to pose as Phyllis's man. Gail is horrified when Ivy breaks the news to her that Martin spent the night with Carmel. She calls Martin a liar and is upset that she trusted him. Martin swears that he never touched Carmel but Gail doesn't believe him.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Phyllis has a once-in-a-lifetime chance, but needs a Prince Charming to make her dreams come true.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 19,290,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
  • The ITV3 repeat of this episode on 6th August 2019 was edited, omitting the opening 1'28" where Martin Platt collects the milk from No.8's doorstep then discusses Carmel Finnan's accusations with Gail in the kitchen.
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