Episode 2787
Episode 2787
Production code P694/1787
ITV transmission date 16th December 1987 (Wednesday)
Story associates Tom Elliott
Paul Abbott
Writer Tony Perrin
Designer Ann Swarbrick
Director Charles Kitchen
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 14th December 1987
Next episode 21st December 1987


Hilda locks herself away with Rommel, refusing to answer the door to anyone. Mavis is distraught that she's involved in a divorce case. She hates the idea of being branded a scarlet woman. Amy startles Sam by telling him that he's gorgeous. He decides she may be worth pursuing. Hilda visits Stan's grave. Derek leaves Angela and moves into a bedsit in Withington. He tells Mavis that Angela knows that he spent the night in The Kabin flat. Hilda builds up courage and drinks in the Rovers.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Hilda needs a friend to turn to, but who can she trust? And Mavis is facing the prospect of a divorce case that seems to get more sordid by the day.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 15,650,000 viewers (4th place).
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