Ida threatens Mike with industrial action if he doesn't reinstate Hayley. He warns her that Hayley isn't worth fighting for. Toyah returns Curly's laptop. He is appalled to read her article on sad men who dress younger. Roy asks Mike to reinstate Hayley but instead Mike threatens to tell everyone her secret unless she talks the girls out of striking. Ken tells Alec that unless he stops bossing everyone around at The Kabin he'll ring Rita. Hayley is amazed that people are prepared to strike over her. She considers telling the girls the truth although Roy admits he doesn't want her to because he's scared of people knowing. Maxine gets drunk and calls on Greg, demanding to know why he keeps avoiding her. He points out that she means nothing to him; she's just the girl he sleeps with occasionally.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Hayley wonders if it's time to get things out in the open. Maxine’s suspicions test Greg’s patience.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,390,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
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