Episode 4389
Episode 4389
Production code P694/4389
ITV transmission date 20th April 1998 (Monday)
Story/Script editor Ann McManus
Story associates Di Burrows
Kevin Fegan
Mariam Vossough
Writer Jan McVerry
Designer Paul Rowan
Director Mike Adams
Producer Brian Park
Previous episode 19th April 1998
Next episode 22nd April 1998


Ken's convinced that Deirdre must be in love with someone and, exasperated by his attitude, she packs and leaves to live with Liz. Alec catches Jack smoking. Liam Shepherd fails to turn up for Shannon's funeral. Shannon's death causes Gail to comfort Leanne. Zoe's shocked afterwards to find a house-full of people apparently enjoying themselves. She accuses everyone of prying but later realises they meant well and when Ashley comforts her she breaks down and cries for the first time.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Zoe has a terrible day. Deirdre upsets Ken with a shock decision.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,720,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).

Notable dialogueEdit

Alec Gilroy (upon catching Jack Duckworth smoking in the Rovers' yard): "You have all the resolve of a nymphomaniac at a rugby club dinner!"

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