Episode 4178
Episode 4178
Production code P694/4178
ITV transmission date 16th April 1997 (Wednesday)
Story editor Paul Marquess
Story associates Ann McManus
Jim O'Hanlon
Gareth Roberts
Writer Ken Blakeson
Designer Christopher Walker
Director Brian Mills
Producer Brian Park
Previous episode 14th April 1997
Next episode 18th April 1997


Mavis clears out Derek's things and bins the gnomes. Tricia tells Jamie that she loves Ray and wants them to move in with him, but Jamie doesn't want to leave the Rovers. Mike considers starting up again in the old print shop. He is annoyed that Don has frightened Alma and warns him to stay away from her. Don is furious to hear Mike is going to be opening up again. Kevin is uncomfortable when Natalie tells him that she wants to go through the books and presses him to spend time with her whilst Sally's away. Don gets drunk at home and dismisses Jack's concerns for his safety. Tricia tells Jack that she intends to move in with Ray. He urges her to tell Vera quickly. Jamie is fed up that he always has to go along with Tricia's plans. Jack tells him that he'll miss him but is sure Ray will look after him. Alma plans a night in the Rovers with Gail but Gail has to visit Mavis with Audrey. Chris cooks a meal for Angie and dodges her questions about Africa. Vera is devastated to learn Tricia is leaving. Mike takes Frances Stillman out to celebrate their success. Don overhears Alma ordering a cab and takes the job for himself, picking her up in a borrowed taxi.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Don’s reached breaking point. Vera’s shocked when Tricia announces her news.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,670,000 viewers (6th place - combined figure including repeat).
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