|ITV transmission date||22nd August 1973 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by|| Esther Rose|
|Previous episode||20th August 1973|
|Next episode||27th August 1973|
Len tells Rita only wives are allowed on the council trip to France. Alf tells Len what he thinks of him and the residents shun him. The residents plan a bowls competition for the Bank Holiday. Hilda discovers Elsie is returning from London and is warned by everyone about her gossiping. Len gives in to Ray and Jerry and says they can have a secretary at the Yard.
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Ray Langton - Neville Buswell
- Rita Littlewood - Barbara Mullaney
- Jerry Booth - Graham Haberfield
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Minnie Caldwell - Margot Bryant
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Maggie Clegg - Irene Sutcliffe
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- TV Times synopsis: Stan has a plan…and Ray has a brainwave.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 7,100,000 homes (1st place).
|August 1973 episodes|
|Wed 1st • Mon 6th • Wed 8th • Mon 13th • Wed 15th • Mon 20th • Wed 22nd • Mon 27th • Wed 29th|