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Episode 2981 (20th October 1989)

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Episode 2981
Episode2981
Production code P694/1981
ITV transmission date 20th October 1989 (Friday)
Story editor Tom Elliott
Story associates Diane Culverhouse
Paul Abbott
Writer John Stevenson
Designer Stephen Graham
Director Brian Mills
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
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Rita fears that Alan will come after her and locks herself in the house. Ivy is forced to involve Martin in her nursing when Nicky demands to play with him. Deirdre surprises Ken with a picnic at the Recorder office but he's arranged to see Wendy Crozier and has to get rid of her. Martin reassures Ivy that he won't try to step into Brian's shoes. She is impressed by the way he handles Nicky. The Roberts' are entertained by Mike and Dawn. Audrey wants to buy one of the dockland flats but Alf isn't interested. Rita opens the door to Alan, thinking he's someone else. He pushes his way in...

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NotesEdit

  • In the first major change to the programme's broadcast patterns since Episode 25 (6th March 1961), from this episode onwards Coronation Street was broadcast three times a week with the addition of a regular Friday episode. The return of Alan Bradley was set up to gain the maximum audience possible for the new schedule.
  • TV Times synopsis: Ken’s rendezvous with Wendy is in jeopardy when Deirdre takes an active interest in his work. And a nightmare is about to become a reality for Rita.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 20,620,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
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