Episode 4066
Production code P694/4066
ITV transmission date 16th September 1996 (Monday)
Story editor Ann McManus
Story associates Gillian Creswell
David Millard
Andrew Wightman
Writer Patrea Smallacombe
Designer Christopher Walker
Director Simon Massey
Producer Sue Pritchard
Previous episode 13th September 1996
Next episode 18th September 1996


Alec thinks that Fiona has a great future ahead of her. Ken is put upon to direct the school play when the drama teacher falls ill. Fiona is amazed when Alec tells her that he wants to book her to play at Shirelle's. She thinks Alec is barmy and tells him that she's not interested. Liz is embarrassed when Jim heckles her in the Street accusing her of bleeding him of money. She is put out when Deirdre and Andy don't want to listen to her moans. Tricia tells the Duckworths that Carl is out on parole soon and she's dreading seeing him. Maxine is annoyed that Alec thinks Fiona is good and she isn't. Bill follows Maureen when she meets Simon in a wine bar. Bill is upset to see them getting on well together. Tricia assures the Duckworths that she's finished with Carl. Jamie overhears her telling them that she's lied to him saying Carl was in a prison miles away when he's really in Strangeways. She promises him that she's never visited Carl.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Alec seeks further bookings for Fiona. Bill agrees to shadow Maureen when she goes off on a blind date.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,600,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
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