Linda is annoyed when Mike forces her back onto the machines, despite her winning the order from Helen Cooper. Alma is horrified to hear Bob's been arrested for defrauding the Council. Roy worries about Hayley flirting with the workmen. Rebecca makes Martin see that if Gail takes the family to Canada it'll give him time to clear his head and plan for their future. Fred is aghast to hear that Ken has found out about his Grandfather, Bernard Cartwright, being a murderer. Ashley is annoyed that Fred didn't tell him before the gossips did. Fred warns Ken with legal action if he spreads the news. Alma rows with Audrey for not telling her that Bob has been arrested. Audrey points out that she didn't believe her over the pass. Alma feels foolish and makes up with Audrey, saying she never wants to see Bob again. Hayley assures Roy she loves him and no workman will ever turn her head. Ken is furious when Fred gets Curly to withdraw Freshco's sponsorship of his book. Ken rows with Blanche for spreading rumours about Fred and offends her by telling her she's ruined everything for him.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 9.45pm to allow for coverage of Champions League football.
  • TV Times synopsis: Martin sees a glimmer of hope in Gail's idea, and Fred and Curly gang up on Ken.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,200,000 viewers (7th place - combined figure including repeat).
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