Episode 5038
Episode 5038
Production code P694/5038
ITV transmission date 16th May 2001 (Wednesday)
Script editor Nick Malmholt
Story editor Nick West
Story associates Darren Fairhurst
Gareth Philips
Josie Burke
Writer Peter Mills
Designer Julian Perkins
Director Anne Ross Muir
Executive Producer Jane Macnaught
Previous episode 14th May 2001
Next episode 18th May 2001


Kevin fixes Molly's car. Molly says she will drop a cheque in later. Maxine makes Ashley return the sports car and get a space cruiser instead. Geena takes a call from Dev's mother, Urmila Alahan, and is concerned when she finds that Dev's mum doesn't even know who she is. She wonders how important she is to Dev. Curly finds the election leaflets that he paid David and Simon Green to deliver dumped in the Street and littering the pavement. He confronts David but the young lad is saved when a Photographer alerted by Audrey takes a picture of them, after "cleaning up" the Street, although in reality Curly did all of the work. Karen borrows Bobbi's book about how to control men. Shelley puts Duggie forward for the Northwest Pub Landlord of the Year. Alma sees her solicitor, Lisa Sugden, and alters her will leaving a bit of money to Gail and the family, a bit to Roy and Hayley, and the bulk of everything to Audrey. Alma starts to get bouts of pain.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Curly's campaign suffers a setback, while Geena is concerned about Dev's commitment to their relationship.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 12,300,000 viewers (6th place - combined figure including repeat).
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