Episode 118
Production code P228/118
ITV transmission date 29th January 1962 (Monday)
Editor John Finch
Writer Vince Powell
Harry Driver
Designer Denis Parkin
Director Howard Baker
Producer Derek Granger
Previous episode 24th January 1962
Next episode 31st January 1962


Concepta is horrified when Harry feeds Lucky Lolita steak and port. Len organises a minibus to see Lucky race. Elsie saves up £5 towards a Spanish holiday. Harry spends the housekeeping on entering Lucky for a race. Ken asks some of the residents about their drinking habits. Lucky wins her first race. The residents start to put their money on her for the next one. Minnie and Martha persuade Ena to let them go to the race. Dennis steals Elsie's holiday money to put on Lucky.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Harry Hewitt embarks on a sporting career and the Rovers plans another outing for Harry's supporters. Dennis, unwilling to miss an opportunity, takes a dangerous chance with a little something which Elsie has put by for a rainy day.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 8,331,000 homes (1st place, and the programme's highest figure to date).
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