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Deirdre considers moving to London to be nearer Tracy. Ashley worries when Zoe stays out all night. He is forced to take Shannon into work with him. Emily tells Audrey she's not ashamed or afraid to stand up for her principles, taking Jesus's example. Fred thinks Zoe isn't fit to look after a baby and urges Ashley to inform social services about her. Ken begs Deirdre to trust him as he fears Jon is threatening her. She tells him that she's alright. Ian Jenkins visits his bank to complain about someone withdrawing money from his account. Janice refuses to give Les any more money and tells him to get a job. Ashley contacts the hospitals, worried about Zoe's safety. Ken escorts Viv Fay to a book launch, unaware that the author is her husband Bob. Fred is shocked when Ashley tells him that he's worried about Zoe as he has feelings for her. Fred tells him that he's a fool to get involved with Zoe as she's a bad sort. Ken is embarrassed when Viv tries to make her husband jealous by kissing and pawing him. Zoe returns in the evening after crashing out at a friend's squat. Deirdre is puzzled when her credit card is swallowed by a bank machine.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Ken gets a shock on his latest escort assignment, while Ashley is left holding the baby.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 18,000,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
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