Episode 1458
Production code P694/458
ITV transmission date 8th January 1975 (Wednesday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Script editor Leslie Duxbury
Writer Brian Finch
Designer Unknown
Director Brian Mills
Producer Susi Hush
Previous episode 6th January 1975
Next episode 13th January 1975


Albert adopts a pigeon. He calls it Gilbert. Ray tells Jerry that Mavis is getting married. Betty and Maggie realise they're going to have to tell Gordon. Battered wife Lynn Johnson asks Len for help but refuses to go to the police. He tells her that he's willing to talk to her husband but, afraid, she rejects the offer. Having heard from Alf that racing pigeons can be worth up to one thousand pounds, Stan tries to get Albert interested in racing Gilbert and goes in 50-50 with him. Maggie tells Gordon that Betty is his mother.


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