Episode 2897
Episode 2897
Production code P694/1897
ITV transmission date 2nd January 1989 (Monday)
Story associates Tom Elliott
Diane Culverhouse
Writer Leslie Duxbury
Designer Stephen Graham
Director Sarah Harding
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 28th December 1988
Next episode 4th January 1989


Don doesn't know how to tell Ivy he's lost the cab. Mavis tells Derek she'd like to find a house of their own. Mike doesn't want the cab. He tells Don that he wants his £1,000 and refuses to let him pay it off on the drip. Don asks him to give him a break but Mike suggests he sells the cab. Ivy realises something is going on with Don and Mike. Don is forced to tell her about the poker game and Mike having given him a week to repay the £1,000.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Ivy advises Don to have a hair of the dog, little knowing the size of the beast that bit him.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 15,430,000 viewers (5th place).
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