Episode 1405
Production code P694/405
ITV transmission date 3rd July 1974 (Wednesday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Writer H.V. Kershaw
Designer Ed Buziak (Uncredited)
Director Ronald Fouracre
Producer Susi Hush
Previous episode 1st July 1974
Next episode 8th July 1974


Martin Downes discovers his mother does work at the pub and is Bet. Gordon Clegg confronts Ron who makes him realise he loves Maggie and is dry. Gordon takes Beverley Marshall out. Martin returns to the Rovers and is horrified to sees Bet being coarse in her revealing dress. He leaves the pub without talking to her.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 6.30pm to allow for World Cup coverage.
  • Lucille Hewitt (Jennifer Moss) is credited but doesn't appear. As she appears extensively in the previous episode, it is possible that the actress's sacking from the programme took place mid-way through the two-day studio session which saw the recording of the two instalments.
  • TV Times synopsis: Bet comes face to face with someone from her past…
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 7,300,000 homes (1st place).
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