Ken and Deirdre are planning to get married in Majorca until they find that their pensions aren't doing nearly as well as they'd thought and they don't have the spare money. Tracy's upset they've changed their minds as she was looking forward to a free holiday. Claire's dropped off Joshua for his first day at nursery school, and announces she's going to the agency to see if they've any more nannying jobs for her. Fred and Ashley are unhappy at the idea of her working for another family. Shelley's on cloud nine thinking she's reached her target weight. Charlie takes her to the Clock restaurant to celebrate. When Shelley briefly mentions Charlie's brother, he's quick to say he doesn't want to discuss him. Shelley's bemused. Fred suggests to Claire he give her a job in the family butchers. Fred joins Norris's card school but is soon exposed as a cheat. Gail tells Sarah that Scooter is welcome to stay over in her room. Steve's gutted when he receives a letter from Karen's solicitor stating she's started divorce proceedings. Tracy's delighted.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Ken and Deirdre announce they're to marry abroad, but a financial adviser forces them to reconsider. Claire reveals she's looking for a job; and Steve receives an unwelcome letter.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 12,110,000 viewers (4th place).
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