Episode 4017
Episode 4017
Production code P694/4017
ITV transmission date 24th May 1996 (Friday)
Story editor Paul Marquess
Story associates Gillian Creswell
Ann McManus
David Millard
Writer Peter Whalley
Designer Christopher Walker
Director Mervyn Cumming
Producer Sue Pritchard
Previous episode 22nd May 1996
Next episode 27th May 1996


The McDonalds prepare to go to court. Jamie is sceptical when Tricia explains she may have a job by the time he returns from school. Rita explains to Kelly that she had no luck with Fred in getting Ashley's job back. Malcolm Fox gives evidence against Steve, and Vicky admits it was Steve's idea to give Fox the money. Mike interviews Tricia in the cafe and finally offers her a job so she can pay him his rent. Steve gives evidence declaring he had no knowledge of Vicky seeing Fox. Claire turns up unexpectedly to see Des and Fred reinstates Ashley. Judge Parrish passes sentence on Malcolm Fox, Steve and Vicky. Fox gets an extra twelve months on his sentence, Vicky a twelve month suspended sentence and Steve is sent to jail for two years.


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