|ITV broadcast date||10th November 1999 (Wednesday)|
|Executive Producer||Carolyn Reynolds|
|Previous episode||Episode 2|
|Next episode||Episode 4|
Vik and Gabrielle are getting on well and arrive at the Cash & Carry in Calais. The manager is Reg Holdsworth and it is apparent he is having an affair with the assistant. In Brighton Bet explains to Vicky that she too is broke and that's why she couldn't loan her any money. Her lover, Bruce, in Tenerife died suddenly, leaving her nothing but a boat, registered in Bruce's name, which she must sell to make some money. Steve meets Vicky and tries to persuade her she is making a mistake marrying Robert. Vik misses the return ferry and spends the night with Gabrielle.
- Vikram Desai - Chris Bisson
- Vicky McDonald - Chloe Newsome
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Reg Holdsworth - Ken Morley
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Gabrielle - Marie-Antoinette Laquière
- Franco - Kourosh Asad
- Robert - Crispin Bonham-Carter
- Trina - Louisa Milwood-Haigh
- Sacha - Laurent Lafitte
- TV Times synopsis: Steve continues to badger Vicky about calling off the wedding. Meanwhile, Vikram is having much more luck with a young French woman. But before he has time for romance, he has some serious shopping to do and it's not long before he bumps into the manager of the store - a very familiar face.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 9,210,000 viewers (38th place).
- This episode was repeated on the same day on ITV2 at 11.30pm.