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Alf refuses to buy the salon so Audrey alarms him by saying that she'll get backing elsewhere. Jack panics when Vera talks about withdrawing some money for a foreign holiday. Maxine starts work under Audrey's management. Fred tells Audrey that he'll be happy to back her in the business. Hayley moves into the cafe flat, with Roy nervous at the thought of cohabitation. Jack urges Alec to refuse to let him and Vera have time off for a holiday. Sally takes matters into her own hands. She collects the children and moves them into the corner shop flat, telling them that they're living with her for good. Kevin is furious when he finds out. Jack resorts to betting in a desperate attempt to win back the £1,000. Roy and Hayley are nervous about spending their first night together. He tells her that he's sleeping on the sofa until they're married. He tells her that he wants to marry her and proposes. She is moved but tells him they can never marry because she's legally a man. When Kevin demands his children back, Sally threatens him with the police.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Sally takes decisive action over the kids, and Audrey turns to Fred for financial support.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,650,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
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