Alf infers Deirdre is slacking on the Council. Ken worries that Deirdre is feeding Tracy propaganda. Tina doesn't turn up for work and Natalie tells Bet she doesn't know where she is. Deirdre wants go to a conference in Harrogate but can't because of Tracy. Emily offers to stay at No.1 for a few days to look after Tracy. Ivy has an interview but doesn't get the job. Gail suggests to Alma that Mike could get Ivy a job at Ingram's. Tina visits Eddie at his work and tells him that he's a louse and she's better off without him. She throws the engagement ring at him. Ken is enjoying working for the Gazette as there isn't as much pressure on him. Tina comes back to the Rovers and is comforted by Bet. Ivy asks Mike for a job but he snubs her. He changes his mind and tells Ivy he'll keep his eyes open. Ivy is annoyed when Vera and Don try to fight her corner. She walks out when Don shouts at Vera. Tina bounces back by cutting her wedding cake in the Rovers. She wishes Eddie a happy life on the other side of the world.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Ivy swallows her pride in her search for work. How will she react when husband Don steps in?
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 20,060,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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