Alf feels delicate. Ken feels that the Recorder is more important than Deirdre's work. Tina fancies Mark and is keen to hear that he's available. Deirdre is annoyed when the Councillors begin to turn against her. Alma invites Mike to help her have a flat-warming. Deirdre assures fellow councillors George Burgess and Peter Reynolds that she's not a council mole. Peter accuses her of pillow talk and threatens to have her taken off the meetings. Curly is certain that Tina fancies him. Gail and Alma sign their partnership. Audrey feels Alma used her to get Mike and is bitchy to her. Deirdre asks Ken to stop using his mole or she'll have to resign.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Ken’s last story in The Recorder has given the Council's Chief Executive reason to doubt Deirdre’s loyalty, and it's time for her to defend her innocence. Exhausted Alf decides his disco days are over, as Alma plans her next move.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,760,000 viewers (6th place - combined figure including repeat).
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