Episode 6280
Production code P694/6280
ITV transmission date 28th April 2006
Script editor Anita Turner
Sarah Hunter
Story editor Bryan Kirkwood
Story associates Martin Sterling
Gavin Blyth
Kim Millar
Hamish Wright
Kathryn Pugsley
Writer Mark Burt
Designer Julian Perkins
Director Tom Poole
Executive Producer Kieran Roberts
Producer Steve Frost
Previous episode 26th April 2006
Next episode 30th April 2006


Frankie tells Danny that she has received her divorce papers through the post. Les and Chesney are waiting for a letter to come through from the adoption agency. Kelly and Lloyd continue to discuss the watch that Becky bought her for her birthday - Kelly is still not happy about the situation. Audrey tries to cheer up Gail but fails as Gail just snaps at her. Rita tells Emily and Norris about her date with Archie - Norris is clearly put out now that Archie is on the scene. Danny continues to wind up Adam about Mike's will. Les tells Cilla he's invited the social worker around to help his chances of adopting Chesney. Becky tells Sean she has been evicted. Gail's been prescribed some sleeping tablets. Audrey is clearly very worried about her daughter. Cilla gives a genuine and heart-warming speech to Genna the social worker about why Les is such a good dad to Chesney.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Social worker Genna pays the Battersby-Browns a visit, giving Cilla the chance to deliver a rare and impassioned speech in defence of her family. Meanwhile, Frankie puts Danny in a bad mood by reminding him their divorce settlement needs ironing out; and Gail considers using tranquillisers to help her sleep.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 9,310,000 viewers (6th place).
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