Gordon gives the Hopkins' forty-eight hours to buy the shop as he's had another offer but the bank manager refuses a loan. Len returns. Rita tells him that she's still seeing Jimmy Graham. Granny hears from Annie that Vera's mother has died and gets Idris to get in contact with her because of her inheritance. Vera returns from her mother's. Rita returns her ring to Len. Jimmy and Rita are caught together by Muriel Graham and his children Robert and Pamela but Jimmy introduces Rita as a client.