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Episode 5247
Episode 5247
Production code P694/5247
ITV transmission date 12th April 2002 (Friday)
Script editor Kim Crowther
Story editor Nick West
Story associates Mark Bickerton
Josie Burke
Darren Fairhurst
Jane Hudson
Gareth Philips
Writer Jayne Hollinson
Designer Julian Perkins
Director John Anderson
Executive Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Producer Kieran Roberts
Previous episode 9th April 2002
Next episode 14th April 2002


Sally is increasingly worried about her financial problems. Kevin offers to lend her some money but she refuses, pretending everything is okay. Charlie is back teaching in school but is drunk and the pupils can tell. Roy decides he wants to stage a Weatherfield Historical Society event in the summer. He settles on a Civil War re-enactment as it's relevant to Manchester. Sally tells Gail that the new owners of the shop have doubled the rent. Fred is getting more and more worried about Ashley's apparent disinterest in the baby. Archie and Blanche leave for Blackpool in Archie's hearse. Ken catches Charlie swigging from a vodka bottle at break-time in a classroom, he tries to talk to her but she won't listen. In desperation Ken reports Charlie to Miss Johnson. Charlie is suspended. Ken feels guilty. Ashley visits the baby. He tells Maxine that he just feels numb. He feels like both she and the baby are strangers. Maxine is very upset.


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