Episode 5553
Episode 5553
Production code P694/5553
ITV transmission date 1st August 2003 (Friday)
Script editor Gareth Philips
Story editor Colin Steven
Story associates Mark Bickerton
Bryan Kirkwood
David Millard
Jane Pearson
Nazrin Choudhury
Writer Stephen Russell
Designer Julian Perkins
Director Alan Wareing
Executive Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Producer Kieran Roberts
Previous episode 30th July 2003
Next episode 3rd August 2003


Katy apologises to Tyrone for Tommy's behaviour. Eileen is fed up with looking after Tony and Jason and worried about how she's going to pay the car loan now that Jason isn't earning. Angela is cross with Tommy for using his fists and setting a bad example to Craig. Tracy is stunned when Bev tells her a few home truths and explains why nobody likes her. Sally is sick of covering for Tracy at the bookies as she's always skiving. Sally sacks Tracy in Peter's absence. A friend of Les's called Sean Wakefield pretends to be a surveyor and looks round Curly's house. Kevin tries to smooth things out between Tyrone and Tommy but to no avail. Fiz lends Kirk £100 to pay Les's friend who's organising the scam on Curly's house. Steve pleads with Mike to give Karen her old job back. To Steve's amazement Mike agrees. Steve tells Karen who doesn't seem particularly pleased. Rosie has her first singing and dancing lesson which she says was excellent. Bev tells Tracy that she can't stay at the Rovers any more. Tracy arrives back at the Barlows' house but is shocked when Deirdre throws her out too. Deirdre is upset. Emily consoles her. Tommy tries to apologise to Katy but Katy doesn't want to know. Tracy cries realising that she hasn't a friend in the world.


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