Episode 2458
Episode 2458
Production code P694/1458
ITV transmission date 22nd October 1984 (Monday)
Stories by Tom Elliott
Peter Tonkinson
Writer Adele Rose
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Ric Mellis
Executive Producer Bill Podmore
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 17th October 1984
Next episode 24th October 1984


Ken and Deirdre return from holiday. Jack borrows £25 from Vera's savings to buy some jewellery to sell. Billy is bitter about being dumped by Sally. He hints to Deirdre that Sally and Ken are having an affair. Sally tells Ken she realises that they will never have an affair as he's a family man. He is pleased. Deirdre is upset to discover that Billy has told Bet that Sally is seeing Ken. Bet tells Deirdre to take no notice. Billy tells Mike that Sally is having an affair with Ken. Deirdre asks Ken if he's being unfaithful, he swears that Sally is just a friend. Deirdre doesn't know what to believe.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Ken and Deirdre Barlow return from holiday to find themselves the centre of some disturbing gossip. Jobless Jack Duckworth has a chance meeting in a café and a glittering new business venture presents itself.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 14,837,000 viewers (2nd place).
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