Series 1, Episode 5 - Cheat
Sharon clashes with the job centre over lack of success finding work.
Tracey is angry when her new GP refuses to prescribe her more anti depressants after her old GP is struck off for over prescribing.
Sharon returns to her flat to find Stan running a dodgy business, using the flat as his headquarters. He persuades her to sell counterfeit Rolling Stones t-shirts at concerts.
Tracey's accountant suggests faking orders in order to sell Darryl's conservatory business, much to Tracey's annoyance.
Dorien takes a shine to Tracey's accountant Ranjith, she asks her to take Luke to a function so that she can dance with him without Marcus suspecting anything. Dorien cancels Luke and arranges for Ranjith to attend instead.
When Dorien feigns illness to sneak off with Ranjith, Tracey and Marcus are left alone. Marcus tries it on leading Tracey to throw a drink over him.
After a successful night selling t-shirts, Stan and Sharon are in a Chinese restaurant when a customer runs out without paying.
As Sharon tries to sign on, she is cautioned for benefit fraud, only to realise the fraud officer is the same woman who made off without paying at the Chinese.
- Monday 13th November 1989
- BBC One
- 30 minutes
Cast & crew
|Pauline Quirke||Sharon Theodopolopodous|
|Linda Robson||Tracey Stubbs|
|Lesley Joseph||Dorien Green|
|Michele Winstanley (as Michelle Winstanley)||Actor|
|Allan McKeown||Executive Producer|