Mike gets Kevin to service his Jag. Deirdre promises Ken she will be on her guard against Mike in the future. Mike oversees repair work at the cafe. Alma asks him not to hang around the cafe but he reminds her he's her landlord. Ivy tells Kathy Green she must stop the adoption, saying Gail feels guilty for Brian's death and wants to forget about him. She feels the marriage won't last over 6 months and wants the court to make the children stay Tilsley's; the marriage is unstable, Martin is too young and Gail is manipulating him for her own ends. Don finds out what Ivy is up to and warns Gail. Gail swears never to forgive Ivy if she stops the adoption and Don pours his worries out to barmaid Julie Shaw. He thinks about divorcing Ivy.