Episode 7317
Production code P694/7317
ITV transmission date 15th April 2010
Script editor Sarah Mann
Story editor Iain MacLeod
Story associates Mark Bickerton
Lee O'Donnell
Martin Sterling
Catherine Cookson
Daniel Dockery
Rick Laxton
Writer Jayne Hollinson
Designer Alan Davis
Director Ian Bevitt
Executive Producer Kieran Roberts
Producer Kim Crowther
Previous episode 12th April 2010
Next episode 16th April 2010


John waits for Chesney to leave the house and then sets off for his interview. Fiz wishes him luck despite her inner turmoil. Audrey's annoyed to find Rita working in The Kabin. They make bitchy comments to each other and a row ensues. Rita bans Audrey from the shop. Kirk tells Graeme he's met the love of his life on the internet, she's called Izzy but he's panicking because she wants to see a photo of him. John is interviewed for the teaching post. He masquerades as "Colin Fishwick" and gives them his fake identity. Natasha makes moon-eyes at Nick and offers to give him a free haircut. Tyrone and Molly go for a twenty-week scan. Tyrone's thrilled to find out it's a boy. Sophie's gutted when Sian returns her friendship bracelet in the post. Graeme asks Jason to model his hat saying he wants to sell it on eBay. Jason puts the hat on and Graeme takes a couple of photos. Bill asks Kevin how he feels about Molly's baby but Kevin refuses to talk about it. Someone phones asking for "Colin Fishwick". Chesney tells them they've got the wrong number. With Chesney out of the way, John phones them back and is thrilled to discover he's got the job. Fiz hugs him and tries to conceal her dismay.


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  • First appearance of Brian Packham.
  • This episode was shown at the earlier time of 8.00pm to allow for a General Election debate in the programme's usual timeslot.
  • TV Times synopsis: Fiz is swept along by John's excitement at getting a new teaching position; Tyrone is delighted to see the first scan of Molly's baby and to learn he is having a son, but Bill is unconvinced by Kevin's insistence he can remain detached from the whole situation; Sian cuts Sophie out of her life; and Natasha sets her sights on Nick.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 8,700,000 viewers (7th place).
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