Episode 1227
Production code P694/227
ITV transmission date 18th October 1972 (Wednesday)
Stories by Harry Driver
Esther Rose
Tony Perrin
Writer Brian Finch
Designer Ed Buziak
Director Nick Burrell-Davis
Executive Producer H.V. Kershaw
Producer Eric Prytherch
Previous episode 16th October 1972
Next episode 23rd October 1972


Stan has alcoholic poisoning. Hilda discovers that his mates have bet against him and she fires him up. At the Pub Olympics Stan wins the beer drinking, Betty wins the darts contest, Ena wins dominoes but Jacko loses at crib and Len loses at billiards. Franny Slater tells Sharon Duffy the truth about Ray's penthouse. The Rovers win the Olympics. Annie gets a call from Concepta Hewitt saying she's arriving for a visit. Sharon persuades Ray to give her the key to the flat.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Ray Langton: "You know what they say, Jerry: Behind every good boozer there's a good woman - driving him to it."

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