Episode 3304
Production code P694/2304
ITV transmission date 13th November 1991 (Wednesday)
Story editor Trevor Suthers
Story associates Graham Carlisle
Marvin Close
Elizabeth Malpas
Writer Stephen Mallatratt
Designer Paul Rowan
Director Brian Mills
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 11th November 1991
Next episode 15th November 1991


Don spends the night with Julie Dewhurst. Ivy thinks he's been in a casino. Alec searches for an MC for the cruise in vain. Des takes Lynette Campion to the canal to see the charred remains of the boat. She is touched by his passion. Alec considers being the MC himself so he can spend Christmas in the sun. Des asks Derek to give him a character reference in court. Don tells Ivy he's found someone else. He packs and tells her that he's moving to a bed and breakfast place.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Alec needs to find six acts quickly, but surely he's not desperate enough to consider Jack? And Des takes a trip down memory lane.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 20,790,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).

Notable dialogueEdit

Jack Duckworth (to Don Brennan and Jim McDonald): "I mean, what kind of mate... that's all I'm saying... what kind of mate is it, when he gets a day at the races and all that I get is a load of earache from our Vera, and why, because he has a day at the races. Now I said to our Vera 'Why are going on at me? I didn't go to the races'. She said 'Because you're all the same, you men.' us a favour, Don - next time you go to the races, tell us and we'll go together. That'll give her summat to give us earache about!"

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