Episode 2796
Production code P694/1796
ITV transmission date 13th January 1988 (Wednesday)
Story associates Jane Woodrow
Paul Abbott
Writer John Stevenson
Designer Ann Swarbrick
Director John Michael Phillips
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 11th January 1988
Next episode 18th January 1988


Gloria enjoys a night out with Mike. Bet warns her to be careful. Ivy thinks that Mike will reconsider sacking Ida and is shocked when he takes on a new supervisor Connie Parker who is experienced in curtain manufacturing. Connie starts to teach the girls how to make curtains up and Ivy is indignant to find she is now just a machinist. Vera hears that Alf accused Amy of shoplifting and tells him that he was wrong and threatens him with legal action. She accuses Sally of calling her mother a thief. Patrice Podevin tells Jenny that he can't trust her anymore and decides to return to France. She is distraught when he tells her that he can't marry someone who isn't faithful. Ida collects her cards and warns Mike that she intends to take him to a tribunal for unfair dismissal. Patric says goodbye to Jenny and takes his ring back.


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