Episode 3043
Episode 3043
Production code P694/2043
ITV transmission date 14th March 1990 (Wednesday)
Story editor Tom Elliott
Story associates Trevor Suthers
Elizabeth Malpas
Writer Adele Rose
Designer Stephen Graham
Director Ian White
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 12th March 1990
Next episode 16th March 1990


Percy, complete with broken ankle, takes charge of the ward. Phyllis feels down about Percy until Gail tells her that when somebody saves a person's life, they form an undying bond. Ingram puts Mike in his place for pretending to be a partner. Deirdre goes to Harrogate, admitting to Emily that she wishes it was Ken seeing her off. Ivy wants a job. Phyllis plans to visit Percy and doesn't take Emily's hints about her not being welcome. Don is on a high after sticking it to Mike but is brought back to down to Earth when he receives his court summons for 23rd March. Des asks Kevin to place a £500 bet on a horse for him in a bookies in Clegg Street. Percy is annoyed when the hospital staff ignore his instructions and let Phyllis in. He's put out further to discover he slipped on a French apple. Emily discovers Tracy on the phone to Wendy. Tracy is brazen about it. Sally is cross about the bet until Kevin produces his winnings of £100. Tracy leaves the house for Wendy's, despite Emily trying to stop her.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Don Brennan has a moment of glory when he makes a discovery about an old enemy, but how long will it last? Kevin’s sense of judgement is put to the test.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 19,380,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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