Episode 2975
Episode 2975
Production code P694/1975
ITV transmission date 2nd October 1989 (Monday)
Story editor Tom Elliott
Story associates Diane Culverhouse
Paul Abbott
Writer Leslie Duxbury
Designer Stephen Graham
Director Spencer Campbell
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 27th September 1989
Next episode 4th October 1989


Gail is cross with Martin for answering her phone but they make it up later. Deirdre sides with the factory girls and joins them when they have a sit-in on the site. Ken doesn't send a photographer but the Gazette does. Martin and Gail go public and meet in the Rovers and bump into Ivy. She doesn't take Vera's comments well. The factory girls take it in turns to guard the building site. Martin seems to have brought his slippers and others things when he turns up at Gail's house - he's here to stay.


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  • TV Times synopsis: The battle of Coronation Street starts in earnest, with Deirdre throwing herself into the cause. And Rita is under pressure from all sides.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 19,400,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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