Episode 5284
Episode 5284
Production code P694/5284
ITV transmission date 12th June 2002 (Wednesday)
Script editor Kim Crowther
Story editor Nick West
Story associates Mark Bickerton
Josie Burke
Darren Fairhurst
Jane Hudson
Gareth Philips
Writer Daran Little
Designer Julian Perkins
Director Tony Prescott
Executive Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Producer Kieran Roberts
Previous episode 10th June 2002
Next episode 14th June 2002


Audrey finds Bet asleep on the sofa. Bet says she will be staying about two weeks. Audrey is already regretting her hospitality. Kath Harris the rat catcher from the Environmental Health Dept turns up at Les's house. Les tries to deny that there's a problem but Emma overhears and puts her straight. Joe panics when one of their buyers, Ian Richardson, doubles his order, but wants everything done by Monday, the day Mike is due back. Norris hears that there are rats about and wears bicycle clips as a precaution. Sarah invites Aidan round as Gail is out for the evening. Aidan brings a bottle of vodka and they both get drunk. Gail arrives back home just as Aidan is about to pierce Sarah's eyebrow. Gail throws him out and is furious. Rita calls to see Bet to try and iron out their differences, but to no avail. They end up rowing again. Shelley and Geena complain to Fred that they're overworked and under-staffed. Les tells Curly the rats have all gone. Janice suggests to Kirk he could move in with Les.


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