Ivy returns to work to face her friends. Pamela Mitchell prints "Closure threat to youth clubs in secret Council report". Ken is pleased to see it in print but is worried about the Council reaction. Annie advises Bet to get some security from Des before moving in with him. Ken is delighted to hear that the Town Hall is in uproar. Edith Foster calls at the shop. Bet is surprised that she doesn't know who she is. Edith tells Bet that Des' mistress is married with two kids. Ken is summoned to the Town Hall. When Bet tackles Des he swears that she is the only woman in his life. She calls him a liar and finishes with him.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Bet finds out there's more to Des Foster than meets the eye. Ken fights to stop the youth club from closing.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 12,750,000 viewers (2nd place).

Notable dialogueEdit

Bet Lynch: "Father Christmas keeps letting me down when I ask for a wedding ring."

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