Episode 4969
Episode 4969
Production code P694/4969
ITV transmission date 17th January 2001 (Wednesday)
Script editor Nick Malmholt
Story editor Nick West
Story associates Kathleen Beedles
Darren Fairhurst
Daran Little
Writer Mariam Vossough
Designer Julian Perkins
Director David Kester
Executive Producer Jane Macnaught
Previous episode 15th January 2001
Next episode 19th January 2001


Sam buys a cheap tin of Greaso from his Uncle Pat and keeps the rest of Kevin's money that he was given to buy it for himself. Les passes his driving test, much to the annoyance of Vik. Vik and Steve lie and tell Les they can't afford to employ him. Maxine demands that Ashley takes time off work to come home and have sex when she demands it in the hope of conceiving. Ken asks Dev if Deirdre can have some time off work so they can both go and visit Tracy in London. Deirdre is annoyed with him for this because it makes her look bad in front of Dev. Gail and Martin go together to the school for parents' evening. Charlie warns them that Sarah's work is slipping and she will have to work very hard to pull her marks back. Both Gail and Martin are concerned by this. Eileen mentions to Janice that Street Cars are desperate for drivers. This infuriates Janice because Les was turned down. At the school Charlie and Eileen have a short row. Les and Steve row in the Rovers and keen to avoid a scene, Steve agrees to give Les a week's trial.


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