Episode 5253
Episode 5253
Production code P694/5253
ITV transmission date 21st April 2002 (Sunday)
Script editor Kim Crowther
Story editor Nick West
Story associates Mark Bickerton
Josie Burke
Darren Fairhurst
Jane Hudson
Gareth Philips
Writer Martin Allen
Designer Julian Perkins
Director David Kester
Executive Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Producer Kieran Roberts
Previous episode 19th April 2002
Next episode 22nd April 2002


Fred questions Eve further, but she continues to lie. Martin is feeling more and more awkward at Gail's house. Ashley agrees to pretend all is well until he gets the test results. Roy and Hayley unwrap each other's anniversary presents. Fred is behaving sarcastically towards Eve during the meal at Ashley's house. Martin moans to Kevin about being at Gail's, Kevin repeats his offer for him to stay at his flat. Molly says nothing but is secretly put out. Fred follows Eve. Eve is told by Ray Sykes that Linda is still alive and living in Dublin, but no one else has to know. Molly is jealous of Kevin's concern over Sally. Roy recreates an authentic but rustic meal from the Civil War period as a surprise for Hayley. She is disappointed, having expected a fancy meal out. Richard is relieved when Martin tells them he is going to Kevin's. Ashley continues to protest that he will not be a father to the baby until he knows for sure. Fred watches Eve and Ray exchange farewells on the doorstep and he jumps to the wrong conclusion.


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