Episode 3307
Production code P694/2307
ITV transmission date 20th November 1991 (Wednesday)
Story editor Trevor Suthers
Story associates Graham Carlisle
Marvin Close
Elizabeth Malpas
Writer John Stevenson
Designer Paul Rowan
Director Ken Horn
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 18th November 1991
Next episode 22nd November 1991


Don sleeps on the settee. Ivy begs him to let them start again, he promises to think about it. Alec organises a special early Christmas for Bet but she refuses to play along. She refuses to do any work in the pub. Don tells Ivy they've had it and the sooner she realises that the better. She tells him that she wants him and will do anything to keep him. Mike moves into another Quays flat - No. 4 Montreal House, Weatherfield Quays. He gives Alma his new number but she throws it away. Don agrees to give the marriage another go when Ivy convinces him that she really wants him. She shocks him by telling him that she'd like to sell up and move as the house holds too many memories for her. Betty cooks Christmas dinner for the Gilroys. Bet refuses to eat it as it's still November. Alec tells her that he's trying to build a standing for them both but she doesn't believe him.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Ivy makes a shock decision after pressurising Don to talk about their relationship. Christmas comes but once a year, or twice if you're a Gilroy.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 21,600,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).

Notable dialogueEdit

Rita Fairclough (about Alec Gilroy): "E's always 'ad the knack, an't 'e? o' been the fourth fella when there only three shovels."

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