Tony tells Des and Natalie that he's leaving tonight. Indoctinated by the Nirab cult, Zoe tries to get rid of the booze in the Peacock household but is stopped by Leanne. Alec doesn't know how to face Betty after last night's embarrassing incident. Roy and Hayley have decided to take up Spanish again. Zoe and Ashley are invited for dinner at the Etheric Foundation. Miranda Peters wants Nick to have a drink with her and the other students but he declines. Tony gets beaten up by Carl Foster and some thugs in No.6. Des arrives and he is also attacked. As Natalie walks into the house she sees Des viciously knocked to the floor and the thugs run off.


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  • Nrinder Dhudwar was credited as the Fight Arranger on this episode
  • The portrait of Nirab that Ben Andrews points out to Ashley is actually of producer Brian Park.
  • TV Times synopsis: Tony gets another visit from his creditors, but it's Des who takes the full force of their rage. Meanwhile, Ashley and Zoe attend a dinner party unlike any other.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 19,400,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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