Episode 5181
Episode 5181
Production code P694/5181
ITV transmission date 25th December 2001 (Tuesday)
Script editor Kim Moore
Story editor Nick West
Story associates Mark Bickerton
Josie Burke
Darren Fairhurst
Jane Hudson
Gareth Philips
Writer David Lane
Designer Julian Perkins
Director John Anderson
Executive Producer Jane Macnaught
Previous episode 24th December 2001
Next episode 26th December 2001


Les eventually lets Janice go and drives her back to the Street. Les is very depressed, he was hoping they could get back together but Janice makes it clear that she's not interested. Audrey, Sally, Martin and the kids are supposed to be having Christmas dinner together but the gas goes off. Todd turns up and tries to kiss Sarah. Luke Ashton sees this and thinks that Sarah is two-timing him. Roy, Hayley, Norris, Matt and Charlie get the food ready at the cafe to feed the homeless, unfortunately only one man, Wally, turns up. Peter gets drunk and tells Deirdre exactly what he thinks of her. Deirdre storms off and leaves them to sort their own dinner out. Karen apologises for being rude to Eileen and she and Steve make up. The Police turn up looking for Terry in the middle of the Duckworths' Christmas dinner. Geena's mother calls to see Geena. She makes a couple of racist remarks to Dev and he tells her exactly what he thinks of her. Geena is upset with Dev for talking to her mother like that and storms out. Ashley, Maxine, Sally, Martin, Audrey, Fred and Eve all end up eating at Roy's Rolls as there is no gas at home and plenty of spare food at the Cafe. Jack goes to give Terry £4,400 (having paid Tyrone back his £600) but whilst on the allotment he has heart pains. Terry hot-wires a car and drives Jack to the hospital where Terry is spotted and arrested. Deirdre turns up at Dev's flat. They tell each other all about their respective days and then end up in bed together.


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