Episode 3211
Episode 3211
Production code P694/2211
ITV transmission date 10th April 1991 (Wednesday)
Story editor Tom Elliott
Story associates Trevor Suthers
Elizabeth Malpas
Graham Carlisle
Writer Barry Hill
Designer Chris Truelove
Director David Richards
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 8th April 1991
Next episode 12th April 1991


Gail has had to tell Martin that Mike is negotiating the cafe lease. She swears him to secrecy as Alma wouldn't want Mike involved. Steph employs a delighted Phyllis on a regular basis. Vera collects Joss Shackleton from hospital. Back in the Street, he makes a beeline for the charity shop to apologise to Emily for upsetting her. When a belligerent Vera tells Emily she's lucky she's not suing them, Ruby Mottram lets slip that Percy pushed Joss. The recession hits Ingram's, with Mike having to pull an order for Weatherfield Fabrics which is going bust. Vera threatens Percy if he touches Joss again. Des is furious when he has the Italian translated: "Rome was not built in a day, but Steph was laid flat in two nights. None shall sleep."; Steph is angry that Des thinks she was unfaithful. Mike tells Gail he's knocked the agent down to £600 a month. Gail thanks him for his efforts and admits defeat. He asks her not to do anything for twenty-four hours. Alma is upset that she'll be homeless when she loses the cafe. Percy tells Jack that he offered his blood to Joss to show that he's truly sorry but he's the wrong type. Jack looks up Vera's blood type: 0+, which is different to Joss's A-, proving that he isn't her father. Mike tells Gail that he's sorted it for £350 and asks her not to tell Alma that he helped her. When Martin questions Mike's motives, he tells him he's repaying a favour to Alma. Des takes the receipt for Steph's holiday photos when Phyllis tries to hand it over to Steph.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Accusations fly at the Rovers, at the Duckworths and at No 6. Mike has some business news for Gail, but is it the sort she wants to hear?
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,180,000 viewers (4th place - combined figure including repeat).
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