Episode 3295
Production code P694/2295
ITV transmission date 23rd October 1991 (Wednesday)
Story associates Graham Carlisle
Marvin Close
Elizabeth Malpas
Writer John Stevenson
Designer Diane Crossley
Director Ken Horn
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 21st October 1991
Next episode 25th October 1991


Sally rows with Kevin for the putting the £20 on a horse. Kathy Green, Social worker, calls on the Platts about the adoption. Sally tells Kevin that she doesn't know how they can cope financially. The adoption rests on Nicky's opinion on the future. Martin is uneasy but they have to agree to him being interviewed. Sally goes to Des's betting shop and puts all their money on a horse to spite Kevin. Kevin tries to stop her but Des has to take it. Nicky has a private interview with the social worker. Sally's horse doesn't win. Kevin is furious but Sally refuses to care. She breaks down at the fact they have nothing left. Audrey delights in telling Mike that Alma is now going out with Ken. Nicky admits to Gail and Martin he told the social worker that they won't let him play football or see his grandma. Ivy discovers that the adoption is up and swears to stand in the way.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Will Nicky's feelings stand in the way of his adoption? Mike finds somewhere to stay - but will he outstay his welcome?
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 18,400,000 viewers (4th place - combined figure including repeat).
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