Steve tells Fiona all about his £6,000 debts. She tries to get him to look on the bright side but he can't see one. Mike is angry when an order is cancelled as Steve didn't complete it on time. Steve can't believe his bad luck. Jon prepares Raquel's hair for the Weatherfield Federation of Hairdressers competition and persuades Fiona to enter, with Steve as her model. Liz is amazed when Sean apologises to her and asks her to forget what happened between them. She agrees. Steve can't get over the fact that Fiona cares for him and hasn't given him up. Alf is interested to hear that Martin has been spending time alone with Tricia. Curly takes a message in Reg's absence and delights in telling Reg - they're being taken over. Fiona is nervous as she styles Steve's hair at the contest. Martin is puzzled when Alf questions him about how he's getting on with Gail. Mavis is thrilled when Derek tells her that he's decided to drop the compensation claim until she discovers Angela has ordered him to drop it. Jon wins 2nd prize at the contest - Raquel is delighted. Fiona isn't placed but gets a special commendation. She is stunned when Steve asks her to marry him.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Fiona gets a surprise at the hairdressing contest.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 18,110,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
  • The ITV3 repeat of this episode on 18th March 2020 was transmitted without any cuts.
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