Episode 2799
Production code P694/1799
ITV transmission date 25th January 1988 (Monday)
Story associates Tom Elliott
Paul Abbott
Writer H.V. Kershaw
Designer Ann Swarbrick
Director Tim Sullivan
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 20th January 1988
Next episode 27th January 1988


Ivy isn't pleased that Don is a regular gambler. Kevin fills out a mortgage application for Weatherfield Building Society. He worries as the form asks if he's ever been refused a mortgage. Pensioner Harry Ashton applies for a paperboy's job at The Kabin. Don is owed money from a fellow gambler. As he doesn't have any money, Don takes a load of keep-fit stuff in lieu. Ivy lets him store it all at No.5. Curly takes Shirley out to the pictures to see Nightmare on Elm Street, 3. Kevin decides to talk to the Building Society and be honest with them.


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  • TV Times synopsis: As the Websters prepare to have another go at getting a mortgage, Sally’s past money troubles put a strain on their relationship. Meanwhile, a shortage of labour in the Kabin brings about its own surprises.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 16,400,000 viewers (3rd place).
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