Episode 8001
Production code P694/8001
ITV transmission date 21st November 2012
Script editor Sarah Mann
Story editor Iain MacLeod
Story associates Mark Bickerton
Lee O'Donnell
Martin Sterling
Jack Ford
Catherine Perrin
Gareth McLean
Kate Brooks
Writer Susan Oudot
Designer Alan Davis
Director Duncan Foster
Executive Producer Kieran Roberts
Producer Phil Collinson
Previous episode 19th November 2012
Next episode 23rd November 2012


Nick's upset and depressed. Gail insists that he's too good for the likes of Leanne. Kylie feels guilty knowing she had a hand in their downfall. Jenna makes Sophie practise walking with crutches and it's clear they enjoy each other's company. Tyrone defies Kirsty and sets off for the kids' party at Super Tykes with Ruby. In the factory, Beth announces it's her birthday. The girls are underwhelmed. Fiz quizzes Kirsty as to why she won't allow Tyrone to attend playgroup any more. Kirsty's fuming and tells her to mind her own business. Katy and Angela are delighted when Tyrone and Ruby show up for Bella's birthday party. Kirsty returns home for lunch and realising Tyrone has defied her, sets off for Super Tykes in a rage. Kirsty humiliates Tyrone and drags him home from the party. Katy senses something's wrong. Eva plays the sympathetic friend, hoping to wheedle her way back in with Nick. He's unsuspecting and thanks Eva for being so supportive. Ken gives Leanne a talking-to, pointing out that Peter's history and she's mad to throw away a future with Nick. Leanne realises that he's right. Kirsty berates Tyrone for going behind her back. When Tyrone tries to defend his actions, Kirsty loses her temper and smashes an ornament against the wall. Sophie returns home from hospital. Ryan's relieved to see her. Fiz's machine is playing up. Julie switches it off at the wall so that Fiz can untangle the cotton. Whilst nobody's looking, Kirsty switches it back on. As the machine leaps back into life, Fiz lacerates her fingers on the needle. There's blood everywhere and the girls are shocked. Kirsty plays the concerned colleague and insists on escorting Fiz to hospital. While they wait in A&E, Kirsty makes it clear that she's responsible for Fiz's injury. Rob buys birthday drinks and the girls present Beth with a half-empty bottle of perfume wrapped in a napkin. Beth's unimpressed. David shocks Kylie by suggesting they have another child. Leanne summons Nick to the Rovers and telling him how much she loves him, asks him to marry her. Nick's thrilled. Stella announces Nick and Leanne's engagement to a packed pub. Eva's gutted. Tyrone calls on Fiz to see how she is. Fiz tells Tyrone that Kirsty caused her injury and he should leave her for both his and Ruby's sakes. Tyrone returns home to find Kirsty all smiles. She tells him how much she loves him and offers to run him a bath. Tyrone's perplexed.


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  • This was an hour-long episode.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast: 8,490,000 viewers (11th place).
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