Episode 5568
Episode 5568
Production code P694/5568
ITV transmission date 25th August 2003 (Monday - Part 2)
Script editor Gareth Philips
Story editor Colin Steven
Story associates Mark Bickerton
Bryan Kirkwood
David Millard
Lyn Papadopoulos
Jane Pearson
Christine Marshall
Writer John Fay
Designer Julian Perkins
Director Charles Lauder
Executive Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Producer Kieran Roberts
Previous episode 25th August 2003
Next episode 27th August 2003


Roy finishes taking all his pills. Hayley leaves to catch a bus to the airport. She tries to phone Roy to give him her forwarding address but he refuses to pick up the phone. Emily calls to see Tracy. Tracy tells her she's made an appointment for her abortion on Friday. Emily and Tracy have a heart-to-heart. Tracy tells Emily how ashamed of her Ken and Deirdre are and what a lousy mother she would make. Roy sees Hayley through the window. He phones her on the pay phone near the bus stop. Hayley detects that there's something really wrong with him. Roy puts himself to bed and waits to die. Hayley breaks into the cafe and finds Roy still alive. She forces him to drink salt water and make himself sick. He tells her about Tracy's forthcoming abortion. Hayley agrees to stay until Friday and help him to stop Tracy from killing his baby.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 8.45pm.
  • TV Times synopsis: Hayley finds out what Roy has done, and Tracy makes a life-changing decision.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 12,590,000 viewers (1st place).
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