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23/08/2013

Duration:
13 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 23 August 2013

Lilian calls Jolene. Though she can't disclose exactly what happened in Russia, she can say that Matt has made some really bad decisions and is looking terribly thin. The couple are spending a lot of time together, though whenever Lilian tries to get close, Matt pushes her away. Jolene is encouraging. Whatever has happened, as long as Lilian is there proving how much she loves him, then hopefully he'll begin to see that.

After Kathy saw him off over the wastage figures, Martyn returns with a vengeance. He wants to cut the number of waiting staff at each service. They aren't working to their full efficiency. Kathy disagrees but offers an alternative: to shorten the shifts instead. That would ensure a full staff at the busiest time, so standards won't slip and morale won't suffer.

But Martyn won't budge and deals the blow that there won't be any more hiring until the department improves, which means no bar manager. When Kathy asks about the vacant general manager position, she's astounded when Martyn says not to worry her little head about it.

Kathy de-stresses with a swim and shares her frustration with Lynda. Martyn has absolutely no idea how hospitality works, yet he's the one that's in charge. It's as though he's deliberately trying to grind her down.

Credits

Kenton Archer
Richard Attlee
Shula Hebden Lloyd
Judy Bennett
David Archer
Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer
Felicity Finch
Pip Archer
Helen Monks
Tony Archer
Colin Skipp
Pat Archer
Patricia Gallimore
Helen Archer
Louiza Patikas
Tom Archer
Tom Graham
Brian Aldridge
Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge
Angela Piper
Adam Macy
Andrew Wincott
Lilian Bellamy
Sunny Ormonde
Jolene Perks
Buffy Davis
Fallon Rogers
Joanna Van Kampen
Kathy Perks
Hedli Niklaus
Susan Carter
Charlotte Martin
Oliver Sterling
Michael Cochrane
Caroline Sterling
Sara Coward
Lynda Snell
Carole Boyd
Alan Franks
John Telfer
Rob Titchner
Timothy Watson
Martyn Gibson
Jon Glover
Writer
Tim Stimpson
Director
Julie Beckett
Editor
Julie Beckett

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