Episode 2908
Episode 2908
Production code P694/1908
ITV transmission date 8th February 1989 (Wednesday)
Story associates Diane Culverhouse
Barry Hill
Writer Stephen Mallatratt
Designer Stephen Graham
Director Spencer Campbell
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 6th February 1989
Next episode 13th February 1989


Alan makes Martin work hard installing alarms and plans to take Dawn Prescott out for lunch. Alec doesn't want to shop his clients because he could end up with no acts. Alan has to dump his lunch date with Dawn when Jenny turns up. Alec decides to pay the tax. Bet writes the £8,000 cheque because he finds it too painful. Dawn feels uncomfortable with Alan and feels his life is complicated. Derek doesn't want to buy a house because it's too expensive. Gail tells Ivy that she and Brian are leading separate lives. Their marriage is over, they don't love each other anymore.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Alan continues to exude confidence, until a simple mistake proves he's still having to walk a tightrope. And when Ivy finds herself accused of telling tales, she nearly causes a family rift.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 23,240,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
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