Episode 2971
Episode 2971
Production code P694/1971
ITV transmission date 18th September 1989 (Monday)
Story editor Tom Elliott
Story associates Diane Culverhouse
Paul Abbott
Writer Peter Whalley
Designer Stephen Graham
Director Richard Holthouse
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 13th September 1989
Next episode 20th September 1989


Emily gets the keys to the factory off Percy to get her personal effects out of her office. Derek becomes obsessed with his rival, Bernie Bagshaw. Gail is upset when Martin tells her that Don has guessed their secret. Audrey is stunned when Ivy tells her about Gail and Martin's affair. Vera and Josie Phillips enter the factory with Emily and they take material away with them. Vera takes the clocking-in machine as a momento. Derek finds Bernie trying to sell his wares in The Kabin and fights him off. Audrey is happy if Gail is happy. Ivy fears that she is the only one to oppose Gail's affair. Ivy and Vera demand compensation from Mike. He tells them it's nothing to do with him. Gail doesn't care what people think about her. Audrey volunteers to talk to Gail.


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  • TV Times synopsis: There's a showdown at the Kabin. And a family meeting looks to be in danger of becoming a lynching mob.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 19,180,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
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