Episode 1385
Production code P694/385
ITV transmission date 24th April 1974 (Wednesday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Writer Brian Finch
Designer Ed Buziak
Director Quentin Lawrence
Producer Eric Prytherch
Susi Hush
Previous episode 22nd April 1974
Next episode 29th April 1974


Hilda is on the verge of a breakdown. Stan asks Len if they can use the money from the smoking syndicate but Len refuses. Mrs Morris wants her sugar bowl, used as a prop in the play, back during the show. When Mavis refuses to give it to her she calls the police. Stan finds something in an advertisement to help Hilda and gets her to sign an application form. The production goes well, despite Mrs Morris snatching her sugar bowl back on stage. Mavis is shocked when she walks into the men's dressing room to be confronted by a naked Billy.

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