Gloria returns from her holiday in Portugal. Jenny can't wait to be Patrice's wife. He returns to France to complete his studies and they vow to write every day. Deirdre returns from Bournemouth after having a wonderful time. Bet realises that there's nothing she can do to save Gloria's job. Ken receives letters from the public criticising the Council trip. He decides to print some in the Recorder. Jenny's friends throw a surprise engagement party for her. Betty tells Bet that she'll work lunchtimes only so Gloria can keep her job. Alec agrees. Susan tells Mike she thinks that she's pregnant. He is overcome with emotion.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Gloria’s back from holiday with a smile on her face, but Alec Gilroy's planning to change all that. And Deirdre returns triumphant from her council conference too excited to notice that Ken knows something that she doesn't. Meanwhile Mike Baldwin is in for something of a shock.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 16,150,000 viewers (3rd place).
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