Episode 3259
Episode 3259
Production code P694/2259
ITV transmission date 31st July 1991 (Wednesday)
Story editor Trevor Suthers
Story associates Graham Carlisle
Elizabeth Malpas
Writer Adele Rose
Designer Chris Truelove
Director Ken Horn
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 29th July 1991
Next episode 2nd August 1991


Des feels insecure in his marriage. Percy feels at home with Winnie Dyson but goes down with a cold. Deirdre worries that Tracy will lose respect for her. Derek tells Mavis about seeing Steph and she tells Rita. Don tells Deirdre that he will go to the Police with her. She tells him not to bother. Emily tells Mrs Ellis that she's no longer selling. Deirdre tells Tracy that Phil is a married criminal. Don thinks that Deirdre is covering up for Phil and wants his money back. Mavis fears the Barnes' marriage will end and urges Derek to talk sense into Steph. Tracy tells Ken that Phil has run off with his wife.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Derek doesn't know what to do with the knowledge of a neighbour's secret. Emily’s future takes yet another turn.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 14,870,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).

Notable dialogueEdit

Betty Turpin (about Bet Gilroy): "She can manage to find a silver lining under every cloud."

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