Episode 4589
Episode 4589
Production code P694/4589
ITV transmission date 5th April 1999 (Monday)
Script editor Pamela Woods
Story editor David Lane
Story associates Di Burrows
Steve Hughes
Mariam Vossough
Nick West
Writer Maureen Chadwick
Designer Julian Perkins
Director Terry Dyddgen-Jones
Executive Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Producer David Hanson
Previous episode 4th April 1999
Next episode 7th April 1999


Leanne worries about the abortion and Nick struggles not to let her change her mind. Toyah is pleased to be asked to be Hayley's bridesmaid. Emily is delighted to hear that Ken and Deirdre are back together. Gary gets himself a cart and arranges to borrow Steve's ladders. Tyrone begs for money on the streets. Nick and Leanne talk to a doctor about the abortion. Nick asks all the questions whilst Leanne is sick at the thought. When he discovers there's a waiting list, Nick insists Leanne goes private. Roy doesn't want to invite too many people to the wedding but Hayley refuses to marry in secret and wants everyone to know. Nick assures Leanne that he hasn't spoken to anyone about the abortion, especially Miranda. Mike is intrigued when Julia Stone hangs round the Rovers waiting to see him. She tells him that she's going to the annual rag trade ball and hopes to see him there.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Gary’s dream comes closer. Julia makes Mike a tempting offer.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 15,730,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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