Gail searches for Nicky - his bed is still warm. Alec is adamant that Bet has been unfaithful. Curly offers Alf £5, it being all he's got. Derek tries to pretend everything is alright and leaves for work as usual. Audrey makes Gail contact the Police whilst she and Ivy search the streets. Nicky goes to the garage to see Brian. Mark is there and he takes him home. Gail tries to make him see that Brian is dead. The Wiltons' solicitor rings and tells them the house-buying is complete. Mavis phones Barkers and is told Derek no longer works there. Curly can't pay Alf and is thrown out of the flat but Vera takes him in as he's Terry's mate. Bet lays on a romantic meal for Alec. He tells her that he's convinced she's been unfaithful and he wants a divorce.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 7.20pm to allow for live football coverage which followed.
  • TV Times synopsis: Crisis point has been reached with a member of the Tilsley family.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,110,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
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