Ken receives a letter to say that Deirdre is officially sacked from Sunliners. Roy is depressed now Hayley has gone and ponders the meaning of love. Alma is stunned to hear through the grapevine that Mike paid £10,000 for Deirdre's defence. Les goes for Greg when he tries to talk to Toyah, thinking he's after her body. Greg stops him by telling him that he's his son. Les denies all knowledge of him and chucks him out. Alma tells Mike their marriage is a sham and slaps his face. She creates a scene at the factory, accusing him of doing anything for Deirdre but nothing for her. She accuses him of carrying on an affair with Deirdre for years, stunning Liz by suggesting she's another of his women. Zoe is annoyed when she hears Judy has been asking questions about Shannon's health and warns her off. Gary tells Judy that Zoe is right; Shannon is nothing to do with them any more. The gossips get to work on the news of Mike and Deirdre's affair. Alma swears she'll never forgive Mike for betraying her.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Alma makes a shocking discovery and there's a surprise for Les.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,520,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
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