Vera refuses to let Des park his car outside No. 9 Vera and Steph have to be separated when Vera stops Des parking outside her house. Tina is adamant she won't receive the award - it's her night off. However, Bet gets her to change her mind, but Tina refuses again when Alec refuses to buy her a dress. Nigel arrives and is put off by Alec until Tina arrives at the last moment to collect her champagne from Nigel. Mike is put under Ralph Dobson and has to clean the gutters. Ingram tells Mike he doesn't trust him and he's not going to let him rise from the shop floor, he gets angry and collapses in his office.