Episode 2980
Production code P694/1980
ITV transmission date 18th October 1989 (Wednesday)
Story editor Tom Elliott
Story associates Diane Culverhouse
Paul Abbott
Writer Barry Hill
Designer Stephen Graham
Director Brian Mills
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 16th October 1989
Next episode 20th October 1989


Det. Sgt. Crichton worries that Rita will crumble on the stand. Rita appears vindictive and is determined to see Alan go down. Gail goes back to the cafe as Ivy looks after the children but she refuses to look after Martin. Percy and Phyllis go to court to see Alan's trial. Alan pleads guilty to the charges of deception and actual bodily harm. Rita and Jenny are relieved that they won't have to give evidence as Alan has pleaded guilty. Mike shows Audrey round his new flat. She loves it and arranges to bring Alf to dinner. Martin has a hard time with Ivy in the house. Jenny is upset when Alan gets two years. Rita is furious that it wasn't longer. She is stunned to learn that he's served enough of his time on remand and has been released. Alan walks free from the court.


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