Episode 1049
Production code P694/49
ITV transmission date 3rd February 1971 (Wednesday)
Stories by Harry Driver
Esther Rose
John Temple
Writer H.V. Kershaw
Designer Eugene Ferguson
Director Carol Wilks
Producer Leslie Duxbury
Previous episode 1st February 1971
Next episode 8th February 1971


Frank Barlow, Beattie Pearson, Dave Robbins and Esther Hayes arrive for the funeral of Val. Irma tries to help Ken but he is not convinced Val died loving him. The Council starts to move out the other maisonette dwellers. Mourners at Val's funeral are Ken, Albert, Beattie, Frank, Esther, Irma, Annie, Lucille, Stan, Hilda, Maggie, Len, Ray, Ena, Minnie, Alan, Handel, Betty, Emily and Dave. Afterwards Ken leaves for Glasgow but Edith Tatlock rings to say that he hasn't arrived there.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Billy Walker: "It’s not a bad day to see the back of."


Annie Walker: "It’s selfish, I know Billy, but somehow when it happens to someone else, it makes your own loss easier to bear."

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