Episode 7444
Production code P694/7444
ITV transmission date 11th October 2010
(Monday - Part 2)
Script editor Gareth Lemon
Story editor Iain MacLeod
Story associates Mark Bickerton
Lee O'Donnell
Martin Sterling
Catherine Cookson
Daniel Dockery
Writer Mark Wadlow
Designer Alan Davis
Director Noreen Kershaw
Executive Producer Kieran Roberts
Producer Phil Collinson
Previous episode 11th October 2010
Next episode 14th October 2010


John lies to Brian telling him how he witnessed a murder and in order to protect his identity calls himself "John Stape". Brian promises his secret is safe with him. Molly's furious with Jack and Tyrone for sneaking off to a lap-dancing club. Fiz is horrified to find Brian at No.5 and even more so to discover that John's fed him a pack of lies about witnessing a murder. Katy's thrilled when Chesney gives her a watch as a present. Brian leaves and Fiz turns on John, fed up with his constant lies. Julie drops her shopping bag and Brian helps her pick everything up. There's an instant frisson between them especially when they discover they share a love of Neil Diamond. Graeme confides in David that he thinks Tina's having second thoughts about moving in with him. Owen grabs Chesney by the throat and warns him that he'd better not hurt Katy. Tyrone breaks the news to Molly that Jack's dying of cancer. Molly's devastated. John and Fiz are flabbergasted to see Brian and Julie enjoying a drink together. Molly hugs Jack and Tyrone apologises for breaking his promise. Jack's understanding but insists they mustn't tell anyone else. Worried that he'll end up back in prison if the truth ever comes out, John tells Fiz they have to break up Brian and Julie.


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  • Mark Lisbon was credited as the Stunt Co-Ordinator on this episode.
  • TV Times synopsis: John spins an elaborate lie to keep Brian quiet, and is horrified to discover Julie cosying up to his ex-colleague in the Rovers; and Jack decides the time has come to tell Molly the truth.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 9,410,000 viewers (7th place).
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