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Episode 3217 (24th April 1991)

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Episode 3217
Episode3217
Production code P694/2217
ITV transmission date 24th April 1991 (Wednesday)
Story editor Tom Elliott
Story associates Trevor Suthers
Elizabeth Malpas
Graham Carlisle
Writer Frank Cottrell Boyce
Designer Chris Truelove
Director Brian Mills
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
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PlotEdit

Andy tells Phil that he'll have to wait until Liz returns for an answer. Alec sends Jack to the printers to oversee and pick up Alf's campaign posters. Raquel threatens to resign from Bettabuy if she can't do the fashion show. Angie doesn't know where she's going to get another model but gets no sympathy from Ben Williams. Alf's posters contain an unfortunate spelling error - "Alf Roberts - The People's Fiend". Alf thinks he's finished. Deirdre is interviewed by the Gazette. The reporter, Jeff Longton, goes easy on her, portraying her as a conscientious councillor and strong single mother. Reg agrees to Raquel's modelling to keep her at Bettabuy, on the condition that Bettabuy is prominently mentioned in the program. Curly realises that the two boxes of biscuits Reg is donating to the organisers won't seal the deal and adds a couple dozen bottles of wine to the package. Reg also decides to attend the event himself. Joss forges the references but worries about Jack's etiquette and gives him a lesson on the subject. Jeff Longton is a friend of Phil's who is writing an article supporting Deirdre to repay a favour to him. He tells Phil he's discovered that Alf has another woman. Angie finishes with Ben when he tells she's getting worked up over nothing. Her mood lightens when Curly arrives with the news that Raquel can model for her after all. Vera is wary of the new, civilised Jack. Alf arranges an interview on local radio. Phil wants to spread it around about Alf's woman but Deirdre worries it'll backfire.

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NotesEdit

  • TV Times synopsis: The election campaign hots up - but are the candidates really in control? Will Curly find a way of stopping Reg from blocking Raquel’s career?
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,690,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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