Episode 3260
Episode 3260
Production code P694/2260
ITV transmission date 2nd August 1991 (Friday)
Story editor Trevor Suthers
Story associates Graham Carlisle
Elizabeth Malpas
Writer Harry Duffin
Designer Chris Truelove
Director Ken Horn
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 31st July 1991
Next episode 5th August 1991


Steph asks Derek not to tell Des about Simon Beatty. He refuses to deceive Des. Betty docks Jack's wages when he skives off to put a bet on. Deirdre starts looking for a job. Emily tells Percy she's not selling up. He accuses her of just wanting to get rid of him. Ken offers Deirdre a £300 cheque to help out. She feels humiliated but he promises there are no strings attached. Steve grows interested in pirate radio. Deirdre agrees to borrow money from Emily rather than Ken. Derek tells Steph she should tell Des or stop seeing Simon. She is furious at his cheek. Phyllis sees Derek grabbing hold of Steph. Winnie Dyson finds Percy gasping for breath on the floor. Deirdre returns Ken's cheque. Phyllis spreads it about that Derek was molesting Steph. Percy is rushed to hospital.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Jack wonders if power has gone to Betty’s head. Emily is unaware that Percy is battling for his life.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,210,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
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