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Episode 4449 (3rd August 1998)

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Episode 4449
Episode 4449
Production code P694/4449
ITV transmission date 3rd August 1998 (Monday)
Story/Script editor Ann McManus
Story associates Di Burrows
Matthew Jones
Mariam Vossough
Writer Peter Mills
Designer Paul Rowan
Director Will Brenton
Producer Brian Park
Previous episode 2nd August 1998
Next episode 5th August 1998


Toyah buys a teen magazine to read all about "entrapping your man". Lorraine and Spider enjoy their night together. Kevin celebrates when the solicitors draw up details to end his and Natalie's partnership. Sally doesn't know how to tell him that she's changed her mind. Ken encourages Toyah to write to the editor of Only 16 as she feels that the magazine is rubbish. He gets her to post the letter before she can change her mind. Toyah is sickened to discover Lorraine spent the night with Spider and feels as if he's cheated her. Greg presses Sally to tell Kevin he can't have the money. Taking advice from the magazine, Toyah dresses up and tries to seduce Spider but is thwarted by the ever-present Lorraine. Curly feels he lives in a vortex of nothing happening. He receives a letter from Raquel saying that she wants a divorce to marry her boyfriend, Justin. Rita panics when she can't catch her breath. She tells Alec that she's afraid she's losing her mind.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Rita feels the after-effects of her brush with death. Curly receives a surprise letter.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,010,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
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