Episode 3480
Production code P694/2480
ITV transmission date 23rd December 1992 (Wednesday)
Story associates Graham Carlisle
Marvin Close
Julie Rutterford
Writer Stephen Mallatratt
Designer Paul Rowan
Director David Richards
Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Previous episode 21st December 1992
Next episode 25th December 1992


Alma is furious that Mike has never told her that he's got a son. He tells her Mark is the most important thing in his life. She feels that he'll leave her and live with Maggie. She becomes hysterical as she knows that he's always wanted a family and she's too old to have one. Mike assures her that Maggie means nothing to him but he wants to give Mark a present. Alma breaks down and tells Gail about Mike's son. Gail is furious that Mike is forever hurting Alma. Mike buys a radio-controlled XJS although he promised Alma he wouldn't get Mark a present. Des and Curly head off to Blackpool. Audrey makes Alf eat grapes whilst she eats pork as he's forgotten their wedding anniversary. Des and Curly go to a nightclub. Neil is still in love with Denise and tries to make her jealous by kissing Angie in front of her. Mike tells Alma that they'll forget all about Mark but she catches him wrapping Mark's present.


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