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Episode 2618 (5th May 1986)

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Episode 2618
Episode 2618
Production code P694/1618
ITV transmission date 5th May 1986 (Monday)
Story associates Paul Abbott
Barry Hill
Writer Tony Perrin
Designer Roy Graham
Director Gareth Morgan
Executive Producer Bill Podmore
Producer John G. Temple
Previous episode 30th April 1986
Next episode 7th May 1986


Ivy hears from nephew Ian Latimer who is in England visiting from Australia and wants to see her. Susan realises that nothing is going to change Ken's mind. She packs her bags and moves into Mike's flat. Hilda is delighted to hear that her bureau is valuable. She books a holiday in Torquay on the strength of it. Later, Curly and Terry are stunned when an antique dealer tells them that the bill of sale doesn't relate to the bureau and offers them £110 for it. Ken tells Deirdre he's not going to fight Susan anymore. Ivy arranges for Ian to come to stay.


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  • First appearance of Ivy Tilsley since 19th March 1986 as Lynne Perrie underwent heart surgery in early 1986.
  • TV Times synopsis: Confusion over history results in Terry and Curly having to give Hilda some bad news.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 12,400,000 viewers (7th place). This somewhat low figure in comparison to surrounding episodes is explained by this edition being transmitted on May Day Bank Holiday.
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