Deirdre looks after Dev while he's ill and enjoys making a fuss of him. Alma is delighted for Hayley when she tells her they're going for adoption. Les makes a great show of buying designer clothes and enjoys rubbing Janice's nose in it. Debs begs Natalie to forgive her, wanting to mend their relationship. Natalie tells her that she betrayed her and throws her out of the pub in front of the customers. She orders her out of No.6 and her life. Curly books the church for Christmas Eve and presents Emma with an engagement ring. She is thrilled. Ashley agrees to be his best man. Les chats up a woman, June Meadows, at the hotel. He is pleased for himself when she gives him her card. Janice enjoys living alone with Dennis as he treats her with respect. Audrey tries to speak to Fred but he cuts her out of his life. She is sad as she still wants to be his friend. Duggie calls Vinny a loser and a mug for working for so long without pay. Vinny decides to hit back by collecting the rent off Duggie's tenants.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 9.50pm to allow for coverage of Champions League football.
  • TV Times synopsis: Vinny takes revenge on Duggie while Natalie disowns Debs. Curly and Emma announce their engagement.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 12,400,000 viewers (9th place - combined figure including repeat).
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