The police tell Gail that Brian is dead. Audrey rushes to comfort her and helps her identify the body. Alf breaks the news to the Brennans. Ivy collapses. Gail and Ivy are united in grief. Nicky wonders where Brian is. Alan asks Dawn Prescott out, telling her that Rita is just his landlady. She doesn't believe he's a free agent. Alec contacts Wally Simpson about the Middle East tour. Gail refuses to give Brian a Catholic funeral. Sandra Stubbs tells Bet that she's got to see a social worker about Jason's drinking. She thinks Jason is going to be taken off her.


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  • TV Times synopsis: As Gail prepares to turn in for the night, the police arrive with some terrible news. And, anxious to meet his tax demand, Alec’s convinced there's only one way of raising the money in time - but there's no saying this cash source is still available.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 23,990,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
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