Maureen is amazed that she kept in control of the situation with Yvonne Bannister. Fred is put out to see Rita laughing and chatting to Alec. Maureen thanks Maud for being supportive. Maud tells her that she knows what gave her the strength to deal with Yvonne; she's always wanted a child of her own but was too old to have Reg's. Fred is delighted when Rita agrees to go to York with him. Mike has the print shop stripped and Tricia starts to clean it up. Ken tells Kelly that he worries about her parents' reaction to her living at No.1. Maureen hears from her solicitor that Reg has accepted her divorce terms. Tricia makes the cleaning job last as long as possible. Mavis is bored of Derek going on and on about growing turnips. Des tells Claire that he'd like to meet her daughter Becky but Claire wants to wait for the right moment. Fred questions Alec over his feelings for Rita. Alec tells him about being her agent. Claire admits to Des that she has to consider her dead husband's parents' feelings as well as Becky's as he is her first boyfriend since Jeff died. He shares with her about Lisa's death. Fred is relieved when Rita tells him there's nothing between Alec and her. She warns him that she chooses her own friends and he has no rights over her. Billy gets slowly drunk as he keeps accepting pints from the customers. He attempts to play the Rovers' piano until furious Betty stops him. Kelly surprises Ken by phoning her parents and inviting them to meet with Ken.


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