Episode 1014
Production code P694/14
ITV transmission date 7th October 1970 (Wednesday)
Stories by Harry Driver
Esther Rose
John Temple
Writer Geoffrey Lancashire
Designer Tim Farmer
Director Eric Prytherch
Producer June Howson
Previous episode 5th October 1970
Next episode 12th October 1970


Hilda doesn't have any basic foods in the Corner Shop, which turns the customers away. Ken annoys Val when he doesn’t like her attempt at a new look with a maxi skirt. Frank and Judd Johnson work on a stolen mini at the Canal Garage. Bet isn’t pleased to see that Frank is back with Judd. Hilda and Betty bicker over the shop as customers boycott her to go to Cissie Battersby’s. Billy calls at the garage and realises Frank and Judd are ringing the car with false plates, log book and paint job. He throws them out. Ken advises Billy to go to the police but he refuses. Val tells Bet about the incident. Frank sells the car. Bet lies to Frank that the police are onto him and hides him in the flat, telling Judd to scarper. Ken realises that Val has warned Bet. Hilda refuses to back down and let Betty take over the shop. She decides to hold a bargain sale. Billy agrees not to tell the police when Bet tells him she'll keep Frank straight.


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