Leanne's hung-over. Peter keeps quiet about the glass of wine he had. Trevor moves into Janice's flat. She cooks a chilli for him and enjoys his banter. Leanne explains to Ciaran how serious Peter's alcohol problem was. Claire gives Becky a book on pregnancy. Becky's clearly terrified by the whole idea. Peter attends an alcoholics' meeting. He tells the group how he reckons he's cured as he had one drink but didn't have another one. Howard, the group leader, is sceptical. Peter heads for a pub. He has a half pint of bitter and leaves. Becky tells a delighted Steve that she's nine weeks pregnant and the baby is due in August. Betty's 90th birthday party takes place in the Rovers. She's put out when an old woman called Enid Crump turns up having read the Gazette article and claims she's the oldest barmaid at 91. Ken's annoyed when Peter forgets to pick Simon up from school. He can smell mints on Peter's breath and asks him if he's been drinking. Peter takes offence and storms off leaving Ken worried. Peter suggests to Leanne he could have the occasional drink. Leanne's alarmed but tries not to show it.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Peter is determined to prove he can control himself around alcohol, but his drinking is already starting to have an effect; Betty faces competition for the title of the region's oldest barmaid; and Janice enjoys Trevor's company.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 10,130,000 viewers (6th place).
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