Freda returns home and asks Rita and Norris to look after Emily for her. Under pressure from Fred and Claire, Ashley agrees to a meeting with Matt. Danny agrees to let Becky try out as a machinist. He gets Kelly to train her. Reluctantly Kelly admits Becky can do the job and Danny takes her on. Becky's delighted - especially now she'll see Kelly every day. When Rosie tells Craig she's promised Sally they won't lie to her any more, Craig admires her for respecting her mum. Rosie loves Craig even more for being so understanding. Rita and Norris try to take Emily out for lunch but she's emotional saying she wants to be left alone to go back to bed. Rosie tells Sally how much she loves her. Sally's happy for the first time in ages. Les crawls across the cobbles to prove to Cilla how sorry he is. Under pressure from Chesney, Cilla agrees to let him move back in. Ashley and Claire have a meeting with Matt and his new wife Sylvia. Matt wants access to Joshua but Ashley refuses telling him he'll never allow him any contact.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Sally's breakdown gives Rosie food for thought, while Ashley reluctantly agrees to speak to Matt, but the meeting descends into chaos when the doctor threatens the butcher with legal proceedings. Becky's promotion at Underworld makes Kelly uneasy.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 11,490,000 viewers (4th place).
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