Episode 4292
Episode 4292
Production code P694/4292
ITV transmission date 2nd November 1997 (Sunday)
Story/Script editor Ann McManus
Story associates Di Burrows
Jim O'Hanlon
Mariam Vossough
Matthew Westwood
Writer Peter Whalley
Designer Julian Perkins
Director Kay Patrick
Producer Brian Park
Previous episode 31st October 1997
Next episode 3rd November 1997


Deirdre watches in shock as Liz leaves No.11Alec tells the Duckworths that the time has come to get rid of Betty. Vera is horrified when Alec asks her to break the news to Betty. Chris feels he should tell Kevin about seeing Sally and resign from the garage but Sally wants to keep it all a secret. Fiona is pleased when she hears that Jim and Liz are back together. Angie helps Fiona alter her wedding dress to give her more room. Alan returns unexpectedly and Maxine tries to stop him entering the flat so he doesn't see the dress. Fiona is horrified when he jumps to the conclusion that she's with a man. Vera can't bring herself to sack Betty when she phones in sick. Alec demands that she's told the next day.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Alan’s actions give Fiona cause for concern. Alec wants Vera to do his dirty work.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,810,000 viewers (4th place - combined figure including repeat).
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