Episode 3310
Production code P694/2310
ITV transmission date 27th November 1991 (Wednesday)
Story editor Trevor Suthers
Story associates Graham Carlisle
Marvin Close
Writer Barry Hill
Designer Paul Rowan
Director John Darnell
Executive Producer David Liddiment
Producer Mervyn Watson
Previous episode 25th November 1991
Next episode 29th November 1991


Gail feels they can't afford to move. Martin feels they'll never get another chance. When Ruby Mottram goes on holiday, Emily has trouble running the charity shop. She is alarmed when Percy steps in to help. Angie falls behind with her rent but promises Rita that she'll find it. Des is shocked when Lynette Campion tells him that she slept with him because she fancied him but she still wants a professional fee. She gives him the brush-off. Emily grows desperate to get Percy out of the shop. Rita tells Curly that Angie is behind with her rent. Des and Angie console each other in the Rovers. Martin tells Gail he wants to leave 33 Hammond Road as it was Brian's house. Rita suggests Percy as the Bettabuy Santa to do Emily a favour. Curly is upset when Angie eats with Des. She is shocked when he tells her that he's paid her rent himself.


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  • TV Times synopsis: The search for the Bettabuy Santa Claus begins and Reg takes the opportunity to do Rita a favour.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 19,340,000 viewers (5th place - combined figure including repeat).
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