Episode 5071
Episode 5071
Production code P694/5071
ITV transmission date 9th July 2001 (Monday)
Script editor Nick Malmholt
Story editor Nick West
Story associates Darren Fairhurst
Gareth Philips
Josie Burke
Writer Martin Allen
Designer Julian Perkins
Director Ian Bevitt
Executive Producer Jane Macnaught
Previous episode 8th July 2001
Next episode 11th July 2001


Unbeknown to Karen, her passport has turned up and Steve is hiding it as a joke. Steve lets Eileen in on the joke who in turn tells Karen the truth. Karen calls Steve's bluff and pretends to cancel the holiday. Eventually they both come clean and leave for America. Kevin lands a big job at the garage through a recommendation of Molly's. However if he takes the job on he will have to move the holiday and disappoint the girls. Toyah is still keeping Sam at arm's length. Charlie tells her that Sam won't wait forever and that she needs to start leading a normal life again. Audrey thinks Richard has a crush on her and is hurt and embarrassed when she finds out he hasn't. Jack goes to the Medical Centre and has his ears syringed. He can now hear perfectly well but pretends to Vera that he's profoundly deaf. She thinks that he's ill and pampers him. Sarah tells Candice about her new chatroom boyfriend, Gary. Alex turns up at Roy's Rolls and demands more money for Wayne. He tells Roy and Hayley that if they want to keep Wayne it will cost them a further £100 per week.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Audrey's hopes for romance are crushed, and Matt has suprising news for Jack.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,410,000 viewers (6th place - combined figure including repeat).
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