Episode 4224
Episode 4224
Production code P694/4224
ITV transmission date 6th July 1997 (Sunday)
Story editor Ann McManus
Story associates Jim O'Hanlon
Gareth Roberts
Writer Sally Wainwright
Designer Christopher Walker
Director Terry Dyddgen-Jones
Producer Brian Park
Previous episode 4th July 1997
Next episode 7th July 1997


The Battersbys settle down in their new home and annoy the neighbours with their loud music. Toyah and Leanne are annoyed when Rita refuses to serve them cigarettes. Bill is upset to learn Sally has left Kevin and tells him that he's a fool. He breaks the news to Rita who is sickened as well. She lays into Kevin for throwing everything away. He throws her out. Ashley reminds Fred that he always said he would inherit the shop. Fred admits he got emotionally carried away when he spoke to Maureen and assures Ashley the shop will be his. Mavis is touched when Des tells her how sorry he is over Derek's death. Emily tries to complain to the Battersbys about the noise but is seen off by Janice. When Percy tries to complain to Toyah about the volume of her music, she shouts at him and thows his book into the Street, frightening him. Kevin asks Bill to visit Sally and tell her how much he wants her back. Bill refuses as he feels Kevin should get himself out of the mess but then changes his mind and agrees to see her.


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  • TV Times synopsis: The Battersbys start to make an impression on the residents of the Street - and it isn't a good one.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 11,740,000 viewers (7th place - combined figure including repeat).
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