Episode 4487
Episode 4487
Production code P694/4487
ITV transmission date 9th October 1998 (Friday)
Script editor Pamela Woods
Story associates Di Burrows
Mariam Vossough
Nick West
Writer Peter Mills
Designer Julian Perkins
Director Michael Kerrigan
Producer Brian Park
Previous episode 7th October 1998
Next episode 11th October 1998


Alma tries to retrieve the security tape before it's wiped. Anne catches her and realises what's been going on. Maxine works hard to prove her worth to Audrey. Fred admires Audrey's business practices as she makes Maxine feel uneasy about her job prospects. Gary decorates the house as a surprise for Judy and buys a couple of identical cots with his drum money. Anne sacks Alma, infuriating Spider who decides to have it out with her. Michael tells Liz she should admit her feelings to Jim so he's under no pretence. He tells her how his wife left him and took his children to live with another man; he wishes someone would have helped him. She tells him that she needs to feel desired and held, and Jim can't do that. Toyah dreams about settling down with Dobber but he's just interested in sex and cash. Spider tries to see Anne but the security guard refuses to let him into the store. Anne sprays antifreeze in the lock-up freezer, planning to get Spider arrested for criminal damage. She is horrified when Trevor the security guard closes the freezer door, unaware that she's inside. Liz is surprised when Michael kisses her and tells her he desires her. She responds by kissing him back. Anne calls for help but no one hears her.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Anne finds herself locked in an icy tomb. With Jim out for the night, Liz and Michael share a kiss.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,290,000 viewers (5th place - combined figure including repeat).
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