Episode 2959
Episode 2959
Production code P694/1959
ITV transmission date 7th August 1989 (Monday)
Story associates Tom Elliott
Diane Culverhouse
Writer Adele Rose
Designer Stephen Graham
Director Brian Mills
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 2nd August 1989
Next episode 9th August 1989


Vera worries that Jack is going to be sacked. He returns to the Rovers wearing Don's trousers which don't fit him. Nicky causes trouble at the cafe by kicking the fruit machine. Maurice Jones shows Mike a map of his plans. Mike agrees to Maurice bringing a valuer in to assess a price. Emily finds Maurice's plans on Mike's desk. Curly has two job interviews, one at a fishmongers and another at Bettabuy supermarket. Gail is impressed when Martin takes Nicky off for the day to play golf. Nicky has a great time. Dawn finds out that Maurice has bought the Community Centre. Mike tells him this means that the price will have to go up. Audrey tells Alma that they'll go on the town to cheer Alma up. Emily fears Mike might sell the factory.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Desperate Jack’s got to get fixed up with a pair of trousers or face the sack. And Emily’s curious when Mike seems to be cancelling business for a private lunchtime date.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,120,000 viewers (7th place - combined figure including repeat).
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