Episode 2832
Production code P694/1832
ITV transmission date 18th May 1988 (Wednesday)
Story associates Tom Elliott
Paul Abbott
Writer Barry Hill
Designer Ann Swarbrick
Director Tim Sullivan
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 16th May 1988
Next episode 23rd May 1988


Don strips the wallpaper at No.5 and starts to hang new paper. Emily is horrified when Deirdre warns her that Percy is planning to dump himself on her. Mike is impressed by Sandra's work. He asks her never to talk about anything she sees or hears in his flat. Alan is annoyed when Alec gets someone else to install the security system at 10% cheaper than him. Percy asks Emily for temporary lodgings. She wants to refuse but he tells her he doesn't want to move away from his friends and it will only be two weeks. She agrees. Ivy thanks Don for helping her see she has to get on with the rest of her life. He proposes to her and she accepts.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Emily Bishop thinks she's always prepared for the worst - but little does she know that Percy Sugden is looking for accommodation and she is his first choice.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 12,300,000 viewers (6th place).
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