Episode 4905
Episode 4905
Production code P694/4905
ITV transmission date 8th October 2000 (Sunday)
Script editor Di Burrows
Story editor Nick West
Story associates Kathleen Beedles
Darren Fairhurst
Writer Julie Gearey
Designer Julian Perkins
Director Jim Loach
Producer Jane Macnaught
Previous episode 6th October 2000
Next episode 9th October 2000


Gail accuses Martin of trying to hurt her as he insists that he's taking David with him. She is appalled when he suggests asking David who he wants to live with. Excited Tyrone takes possession of a car, a Vauxhall Nova. Sarah tries to comfort upset David over the divorce. Liz has an emotional time visiting Jim in prison. He is cold towards her, not understanding why she's come back. He admits that he can't cope in prison and feels so alone. Martin rents the flat over the hardware shop on Victoria Street. Vinny is annoyed when Duggie keeps him out of the picture as he struggles to hang onto his Council contracts. Liz urges Jim not to give up and to fight all that he can to get out of prison. Anthony and Rita go to York to see a play. Afterwards they book into a hotel and she insists they spend the night together. Martin warns Gail that he's going to get a solicitor and fight for his rights. Toyah is shaken when Duggie goes for her, telling her that she's brought down his business and ruined his reputation.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Duggie faces his worst nightmare, and Liz is concerned by Jim's attitude.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 14,950,000 viewers (5th place - combined figure including repeat).
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