Episode 4677
Episode 4677
Production code P694/4677
ITV transmission date 6th September 1999 (Monday)
Script editor Pamela Woods
Story editor David Lane
Story associates Di Burrows
Steve Hughes
Mariam Vossough
Nick West
Writer David Lane
Designer Julian Perkins
Christopher Walker
Director David Kester
Executive Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Producer David Hanson
Previous episode 5th September 1999
Next episode 8th September 1999


Alison takes the girls off in secret as a surprise for Kevin. Danny tells Sally that he didn't enjoy Blackpool as much as Sharon did. Fred tries to explain Ashley's feelings to Kathleen but she is upset by his rejection. She accuses Fred of upsetting too many people. She is bitter that Ashley was her only child. Vera is furious to discover that Vinny has replaced Jack. She fears the news will kill Jack. Natalie doesn't have to break the news as Jack guesses and doesn't mind. Vera lays into her and threatens her with unfair dismissal until Jack tells her that he's no use anymore. Danny is shaken by the death of a market trader. Kevin is puzzled when Alison is late home with the girls. He tells Sally that he doesn't know where they are.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Kevin frets when Alison disappears with the girls, and Ashley resigns himself to his decision.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,280,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
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