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Episode 4706
Episode 4706
Production code P694/4706
ITV transmission date 27th October 1999 (Wednesday)
Script editor Pamela Woods
Story editor Mariam Vossough
Story associates Steve Hughes
Nick West
Writer Stephen Bennett
Designer Julian Perkins
Director Graham Wetherell
Producer Jane Macnaught
Previous episode 25th October 1999
Next episode 29th October 1999


Rita is disgusted with Sharon when she feigns illness to get off work to be with Ian. Ian tells Sharon she'll have to tell Rita about them and not bother what she says. Spider is amazed to discover that Les has been signing on and claiming benefit for years. Tyrone names the greyhound Monica and feeds his lunch to her. Weary Ashley returns home to carry Maxine over the threshold. He is stunned to discover that Doreen is staying with them and Judy is dead. Tom grows tired of Melanie hanging around him. Sharon is overjoyed when Ian tells her that he loves her. Les goes for Spider for setting up home with Toyah and accuses him of taking advantage of her. Tyrone can't shake Monica off and buys her a collar. When Ian proposes marriage, Sharon accepts.


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  • This episode was broadcast at 9.45pm to allow for coverage of Champions League football.
  • TV Times synopsis: A weary traveller arrives on the Street. Ian drops a bombshell on Sharon.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,430,000 viewers (9th place - combined figure including repeat).
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