Episode 5129
Episode 5129
Production code P694/5129
ITV transmission date 10th October 2001 (Wednesday)
Script editor Kim Moore
Story editor Nick West
Story associates Josie Burke
Darren Fairhurst
Jane Hudson
Gareth Philips
Writer Mariam Vossough
Designer Julian Perkins
Director Tony Prescott
Executive Producer Jane Macnaught
Previous episode 8th October 2001
Next episode 12th October 2001


Ryan forges his expenses for £200 and Janice unwittingly signs them. Ryan then pays Dennis back the money he owes him. Sarah gets Audrey to agree to come and look after them so that Gail can have a holiday with Richard. Gail is touched. Peter has a meeting with his accountant and he says that it has gone well. Eve is really worried about Linda. She is convinced that Mike has done something terrible to her. She reports Linda missing to the Police. Eileen orders a crash helmet for Dennis as a surprise present for taking her to Paris. She arranges to have it delivered to the Battersbys' house. Geena and Dev have both set of parents round for dinner together to tell them of their engagement. Neither mother is pleased and the evening ends in a dreadful slanging match.


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  • This episode was transmitted on ITV1 at 9.45pm due to coverage of Champions League football however it received its first true transmission on ITV2 at the normal time of 7.30pm.
  • TV Times synopsis: Eve takes matters into her own hands. Dev and Geena face up to their parents' disapproval.
  • Viewing Figures: ITV1 UK broadcast - 9,940,000 viewers (11th place - combined figure including repeat). ITV2 UK broadcast - 460,000 viewers (1st place for the channel)
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