Episode 3267
Production code P694/2267
ITV transmission date 19th August 1991 (Monday)
Story editor Tom Elliott
Story associates Graham Carlisle
Elizabeth Malpas
Trevor Suthers
Writer Leslie Duxbury
Designer Stephen Fineren
Director Brian Mills
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 16th August 1991
Next episode 21st August 1991


Des doesn't return home. Steph worries where he is when he doesn't turn up at work. Alec begins to think it might be best for Vicky if she lived with the Johnsons. Steph finds the car parked at the marina. Victoria tells Alec that she's not happy at the Rovers; everything is so ugly. Curly is annoyed when Reg plays golf all day, leaving him to run the store. Reg puts him in charge of the Bettabuy float in the Weatherfield Carnival. Alec decides to ask the Johnsons if they want Vicky. Steph realises she's been selfish. She fears that Des has done something stupid.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Victoria knows what she wants for her future and sets about making sure that her plans work out.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,910,000 viewers (1st place).

Notable dialogueEdit

Audrey Roberts (about the Barnes'): "What's new? I mean they spend more time rowing than breathing, don't they, eh?"

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