Episode 1318
Production code P694/318
ITV transmission date 3rd September 1973 (Monday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Harry Driver
Writer Julian Roach
Designer Ed Buziak
Director Oliver Horsbrugh
Producer Eric Prytherch
Previous episode 29th August 1973
Next episode 5th September 1973


Deirdre starts as secretary at the Yard. Jerry is annoyed at first as he wasn't told but they come to an understanding. Rita rips up a postcard from Len saying "wish you were here". Norma starts to throw herself at Ken again. He agrees to let her cook dinner for him. The neighbours try to cover up Hilda's gossiping for Elsie's sake. Ken stands Norma up to see Rita. Maggie persuades Elsie to brave the Rovers. When the Ogdens insult her, Alan hits Stan and a fight breaks out.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Ken makes - and breaks - a date. And Alan gives the slandermongers a rough time.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 6,800,000 homes (6th place).
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