Episode 3484
Production code P694/2484
ITV transmission date 1st January 1993 (Friday)
Story associates Graham Carlisle
Marvin Close
Julie Rutterford
Writer John Stevenson
Designer Paul Rowan
Director June Howson
Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Previous episode 30th December 1992
Next episode 4th January 1993


Reg looks forward to a lustful afternoon with Denise. Liz breaks down as she remembers Katie's birth and death. Des vists Lisa in Blackpool to her delight. Denise arranges to see Reg, Doug and Jack at her flat. Martin tells Gail that he wants Carmel to move out. Liz lays flowers on Katie's grave. Martin takes Carmel round a bedsit. She tells him that they can share it together and refuses to believe he doesn't love her. She tries to get him into bed but he fights her off. Denise lures Reg into her flat. He is horrified to find Doug there with Bet, Raquel and Vera. Jack is stunned to find everyone there when he arrives. Mike tells Alma that he wants Mark in his life. Gail is stunned when Martin packs Carmel's bags for her. He tells her that he can't cope anymore and he's sick of fending Carmel off. Carmel asks Martin if he's coming with her. Gail doesn't believe it as Carmel tells her that she loves Martin and he loves her. Carmel tells Gail she's too old for Martin. Gail throws her out of the house and breaks down. Martin tries to comfort her. Nicky is shocked at all the rowing. Des and Lisa find themselves drawn to each other, he tells her that he doesn't want to leave her and is going to get divorced as soon as he can. He tells her that he loves her and wants her to be with him all the time.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Liz takes a sentimental, emotional journey.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 18,580,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
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