Mike warns Elsie that Dot Stockwell is on the warpath. Dot goes into the factory, stops production and asks Ivy who Wilf has been sleeping with. Elsie owns up and Dot tells her to stay away from Wilf. Elsie refuses to listen to Dot's threats and tells her that it's clear why he left her. Dot feels sure Wilf will return to her if Elsie finishes with him. Jackie Moffatt persuades Gail to come out with her and the girls. Eddie entertains Marion at Mike's flat again, drinking all of Mike's brandy. Marion tells Eddie that she'd like to stay the night with him. Elsie tells Wilf to sort Dot out. He doesn't mind facing a big divorce settlement if he can have happiness with Elsie.