Episode 2794
Episode 2794
Production code P694/1794
ITV transmission date 6th January 1988 (Wednesday)
Story associates Paul Abbott
Jane Woodrow
Writer Brian Finch
Designer Ann Swarbrick
Director Tim Sullivan
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 4th January 1988
Next episode 11th January 1988


Jenny wants to stall for time as Patrice rushes her into marrying as soon as possible. Patrice tells Alan his intentions. Alan is astounded and tells them that there's no way he will agree to them marrying. Gloria is pleased that Mike could talk to her about his plans. Sally sees Amy Burton pocket a jar of coffee in the Corner Shop. Vera is surprised when Amy starts giving her presents. The building society surveyor looks over No.13 for the Websters. Lisa Woods tells Patrice that Jenny stole her boyfriend. Jenny tells him that Lisa is lying and is obviously jealous of their love. He believes her. Mike enjoys watching the girls get into a panic over what his plans are for the factory. Jenny doesn't want to get married on the sly. She tells Patrice that she doesn't want to rush into things. Mike tells the girls denim is no longer selling well so they're going to switch production to curtains as they're cheaper to produce. He warns them that the work rate will be less so they'll have to work harder to earn their wages. He tells them they are free to leave if they don't like the idea.


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  • TV Times synopsis: There's unrest in the factory where the workers are beginning to wonder whether 'change' means redundancies. Meanwhile, Jenny Bradley's engagement to Patric could be short lived, if the gossip is anything to go by.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 17,700,000 viewers (4th place).
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