Episode 2583
Production code P694/1583
ITV transmission date 1st January 1986 (Wednesday)
Story associates Tom Elliott
Paul Abbott
Writer H.V. Kershaw
Designer Roy Graham
Director Bill Gilmour
Executive Producer Bill Podmore
Producer John G. Temple
Previous episode 30th December 1985
Next episode 6th January 1986


Audrey gets annoyed with Alf using the flat as a storeroom. Mike and Susan return from London. He tells her that she makes him feel good. Gloria's arm is bruised from where Frank hurt her. She asks Jack to stick around her so Frank can't get at her again. Ken learns from Susan's taxi driver that she's returned from Mike's flat. Susan is forced to tell him that she's been in London with Mike. Ken is furious. Jack tells Frank to keep his hands off Gloria. Frank tells Bet that Gloria has made a pass at him and has been slagging her off to the customers. Bet tells him that she'll sort Gloria out. Ken tells Susan that Mike is unsuitable and too old for her. He tells her that she must never see Mike again. Gloria tells Bet about Frank hurting her. Bet realises that she's telling the truth and she tells Frank to get out of her life.


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  • This episode aired at 7.00pm.
  • TV Times synopsis: Some disturbing revelations force a confrontation between Ken and Susan Barlow.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 13,700,000 viewers (12th place).
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