Episode 3496
Episode 3496
Production code P694/2496
ITV transmission date 29th January 1993 (Friday)
Story associates Graham Carlisle
Jan McVerry
Julie Rutterford
Writer Peter Whalley
Designer Paul Rowan
Director Spencer Campbell
Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Previous episode 27th January 1993
Next episode 1st February 1993


Mike is determined to tell Alma everything about his dealings with Mark so she doesn't feel left out. She is upset to discover that everyone is gossiping about Mike having a son. Despite having misgivings, Doug goes with Tracy to her building society and pays in his cheque. Mike tries to show Maggie that he means her no harm, he just wants to know his son. Alf avoids Sally, not wanting to get involved with her traffic fight. She tracks him down and tells him that she's sick of being ignored by the Council. Maggie understands that Mark needs a father but asks him not to forget Harry Redman. Curly cooks Angie a meal and hopes to spend the evening with her but Neil arrives with wine. Curly calls on Des and ends up babysitting. Audrey is fascinated to hear that Mike has a son, she is disappointed to discover Alma already knows. Maggie decides she must talk to Mike and arrange for him to see Mark on a regular basis. Ken tells her that she'll live to regret it if she does as Mike will take over.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Maggie reaches a decision but Ken is appalled.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 18,980,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
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