|ITV broadcast date||9th November 1999 (Tuesday)|
|Executive Producer||Carolyn Reynolds|
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Bet tells Vicky about the bet. An angry Vicky tells Steve to leave her alone, but he is still persistant. Steve tricks Vik into going to Calais without him, knowing that Bet has shopped him to Customs and Excise. Vikram picks up a very attractive French hitchhiker, Gabrielle, on his way to Dover. It transpires that the wine bar is a financial nightmare and Vicky is broke. She asks Bet for a loan but that plan backfires when Bet refuses. Steve turns up at the wedding rehearsal and blackmails Vicky into meeting him again.
- Vikram Desai - Chris Bisson
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Vicky McDonald - Chloe Newsome
- Bernard/Bernadette - John McGlynn
- Trina - Louisa Milwood-Haigh
- Franco - Kourosh Asad
- Robert - Crispin Bonham-Carter
- Gabrielle - Marie-Antoinette Laquière
- Mark - Jonathan Magnanti
- Vicar - Roger Delves-Broughton
- TV Times synopsis: With Steve determined to stay in Brighton and seduce Vicky from under fiancé Robert's nose, he comes up with a plan to persuade Vikram to go to Calais on his own.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 9,430,000 viewers (32nd place).
- This episode was repeated on the same day on ITV2 at 11.00pm.