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Episode 8238
Episode 8238
Production code P694/8238
ITV transmission date 18th October 2013
(Friday - Part 2)
Script editor Kathryn Pugsley
Story editor Martin Sterling
Story associates Furquan Akhtar
Kate Brooks
Stacey-Lee Eccles
Gareth McLean
Lee O'Donnell
Writer Jan McVerry
Designer Alan Davis
Director John Anderson
Executive Producer Kieran Roberts
Producer Stuart Blackburn
Previous episode 18th October 2013
Next episode 21st October 2013


Hayley apologises for springing this on Roy but she could think of no way of building up to it. Roy wants to know why she would take herself away quicker than time would normally allow. He thinks it’s due to seeing Jane Rayner’s condition but she denies that, telling him that it’s been on her mind for some time. Before they can talk further, they are interrupted by Fiz and Tyrone, wanting to know how Blackpool went. Roy tries to use the diversion as an excuse not to talk further with Hayley but Fiz thinks she is tired and they leave. Hayley asks Anna to remain after her shift is over so that she and Roy can continue to talk. Alone in the flat, she tells Roy she has been thinking about this matter for a long time. Roy is hurt that even when they were enjoying themselves, she was thinking of taking herself away from him. Hayley insists that by taking her own life while she is still herself, Roy will not have to suffer seeing her either in pain or drugged. Furious, he tells her that he treasures every single extra second with her. They again interrupted when Anna has to leave and Roy uses this excuse to attend to the cafe where Gail and Audrey are discussing David, unaware that he spotted them at the table and left hastily. Hayley forces the issue and asks the customers to leave, telling them they are closing early. Their argument continues as Roy accuses her of being a hypocrite – she once prevented him from suicide and now she wants to do the same. Fiz and Tyrone hear of the incident at the cafe. Fiz wants to go round but Tyrone tells her to leave them alone. Roy and Hayley have reached no compromise and he walks out of the café. Fiz and Tyrone see this and go to see Hayley who admits they have had a row but won’t say why. David meets Roy sat by the canal. David tells Roy how his own life is ruined and he has nothing left. Roy listens and returns to the cafe where he tells Hayley that he understands what she wants but she is still wrong. Upset at his lack of support and at breakling point, she walks out and goes to No.9 where she asks to stay for a few days.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Hayley Cropper: "It’s battered and scarred and tired but I fought for this body."
Roy Cropper: "Have I ever done anything but cherish it?"

October 2013 episodes
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Fri 18th (1 2) • Mon 21st (1 2) • Wed 23rd • Fri 25th (1 2) • Mon 28th (1 2) • Wed 30th

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