Derek and Norris' sales talk gets on Mavis' nerves. Sarah Louise comes home, much to the Platts' delight. Ken threatens to withhold his rent if Reg doesn't repair his leaking tap. Maureen worries when Maud doesn't answer her phone. She calls round to find that Maud has had a break-in and her radio's been stolen. Raquel goes to Birmingham. Des plans a night in but Tanya urges him to get out and enjoy himself. She tells him that she's around if he's interested. Maureen wants to return to vulnerable Maud but Reg refuses. Emily is dismayed when Bernard tells her that his feelings for her have become too strong and they must stop seeing each other. Tanya is annoyed when Alex refuses to spend the night with her; he can't manage two nights a week. Reg fixes the wrong tap. Des flirts with Tanya at the Rovers but she urges him to fly nearer the flame and invites him back to her flat. He brings her a takeaway and keeps planning to leave but they end up in bed together.


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  • TV Times synopsis: While the cat's away…
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 18,710,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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