Mike withdraws £4,000 from the bank to do a cash deal with client Don Ashton. Vera demands a holiday from Jack and she plans to take Ivy with her. Don has a load of bankrupt denim for Mike. Mike gives him the £4,000 cash to avoid paying tax. Ivy fears trapped into going away with the Duckworths. Don gets drunk in the Rovers. Bet sells him a bottle of scotch and he goes, leaving his briefcase with the cash behind.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Crafty Mike Baldwin tries a mixture of cash and drink to pull off a business deal. Ivy Tilsley gets an invitation, but has reservations about it.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 14,300,000 viewers (3rd place).
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