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Harry's feathers are ruffled when fellow American entrepreneur Frank Woolworth (former Dempsey and Makepeace star Michael Brandon) swaggers into town. A Woolworth's store will soon be opening in Brixton, and Frank also plans to open a shop on Oxford Street. Frank says Woolworths will be a discount store and is certain there will be plenty of room in London's West End for both stores.

Harry wants to make a statement that Selfridges is 'open to all' - just like Woolworth's - and when he orders spot reductions on stock, Miss Mardle suggests they make an event of it: why don't they hold a 'mid-season' sale? Harry loves the idea. He wants window displays and double the advertising space to entice customers. Harry is convinced that Woolworth is trying to steal his thunder - and he will not let that happen!

Meanwhile, Rose reluctantly agrees to let Lady Mae introduce Rosalie to some eligible young bachelors - but she's shocked when her daughter starts a romance with her former lover Roddy!

Victoria Wilson
Victoria Wilson

With over 20 years’ experience writing about TV and film, Vicky currently writes features for What’s on TV, TV Times, TV & Satellite Week magazines plus news and watching guides for, a job which involves chatting to a whole host of famous faces. Our Vicky LOVES light entertainment, with Strictly Come Dancing, Britain’s Got Talent and The Voice UK among her fave shows. Basically, if it’s got a shiny floor, she’s all over it! When she’s not watching TV, you might find Vicky in therapy… retail therapy that is!