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Episode 1896 (21st March 1979)

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Episode 1896
Episode 1896
Production code P694/896
ITV transmission date 21st March 1979 (Wednesday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Script editor Leslie Duxbury
Writer Peter Whalley
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Alan Bromly
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 19th March 1979
Next episode 26th March 1979


Len and Eddie board up the Rovers' broken windows. Deirdre slowly recovers from the trauma of the previous day. She feels she'll always be grateful to Sally Norton for saving Tracy's life. Mike tries to charm the nurses into letting him have a telephone. Alf is still unconscious. Renee sits with him. The nurses encourage her to talk to Alf. Annie fears the brewery will pull the Rovers down. Mike pays to have a private room with a phone. It's Alf and Renee's wedding anniversary. She puts their cards around Alf's bedside. She can't find anything to talk to Alf about so Len helps out. The brewery assures Annie the Rovers' future is safe. Mike is happy in his private room. He gives Steve responsibility for the whole set-up. Renee feels that Alf won't come out of the coma.


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