Sally tackles Gail about a partnership for Kevin in the garage. Bet asks Charlie Bracewell to make Stella Rigby feel like a queen. Kevin is furious that Sally has talked to Gail about a partnership. He tells Sally that he's sick of Brian; he's not working at the garage and has domestic problems. Stella takes a shine to Charlie and invites him to call on her at the White Swan. Sally dresses seductively and lays on a romantic meal for Kevin. Ivy worries that Brian and Gail are working too hard. Charlie resigns and tells Alec he's going to work for Stella. Bet helps him pack. Alec is summoned to the tax office.


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  • Sean Wilson (Martin Platt) is credited but does not appear.
  • TV Times synopsis: Sally investigates the possibility of improving Kevin’s career prospects, but finds she may well have bitten off more than she can chew. Bet takes advantage of Alec’s preoccupation with tactical tax manoeuvres to embark on a strategy of an equally devious nature.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 23,050,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
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