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Episode 1420 (26th August 1974)

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Episode 1420
Production code P694/420
ITV transmission date 26th August 1974 (Monday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Writer Brian Finch
Designer Unknown
Director Laurence Moody
Producer Leslie Duxbury
Previous episode 21st August 1974
Next episode 28th August 1974


The debate turns into a battle between Ken and Peggy Barton. Deirdre is short with Ray when he tries to cuddle her. The girls vote to strike until they get union representation. When Hilda wants a holiday, Stan organises a biking tour. Ken learns that Peggy is up for a union job. Ray catches Deirdre with Billy.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Will Deirdre and Billy manage to keep their "friendship" a secret?
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 5,287,000 homes (16th place). Of the episodes which appeared within the top twenty, this August Bank Holiday Monday episode had the lowest audience figures of the year.
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