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Episode 2839 (15th June 1988)

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Episode 2839
Production code P694/1839
ITV transmission date 15th June 1988 (Wednesday)
Story associates Tom Elliott
Paul Abbott
Writer Bob Mason
Designer Ann Swarbrick
Director Howard Baker
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 13th June 1988
Next episode 20th June 1988


Alan talks Carole Burns into having a burglar alarm fitted and finds her attractive. Deirdre takes her driving test but fails it. A cabby friend of Don's gives Jack his suit back, saying he left it in his car. He wants to sell it back to the shop but Vera tells him he's keeping it and taking her out for a meal. Alan flirts with Carole who encourages him. Martin doesn't like it. Deirdre accuses Ken of not giving her any help with her driving. He assures her he'll help her in future. Percy gets the job of school crossing's warden and takes possession of his lollipop. Jack is forced to go down the cellar in his new suit. The jacket is ripped on a nail. Fiona Cavanagh tells Ken that the Clarion Group is in financial trouble and Nick has disappeared.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 6.15pm due to coverage of the European Football Championship.
  • TV Times synopsis: Martin Platt is enjoying his new job, but all good things come to an end, and, besides, Alan isn’t easily impressed.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 8,350,000 viewers (16th place).
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