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|ITV transmission date||21st May 1975 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by|| Peter Tonkinson|
|Script editor||Leslie Duxbury|
|Previous episode||19th May 1975|
|Next episode||2nd June 1975|
Ray claims off the insurance. Eddie demands £20 compensation. Blanche is astonished that Deirdre spent three hours in a strange man's hotel room. Ray refuses to pay Eddie a penny. Blanche calls Deirdre a tramp. When Deirdre insults her Blanche hits her. Ernie tells Alf the people aren't going to put up with any more waste from the Council. Ray rattles Deirdre into knocking off everything on her desk. The thief leaves a letter at the yard saying he has taken Fury in and only thought to rob the yard because they had a guard dog. The residents discover the Council plan to spend £2,000 on a statue and fountain for the precinct. Ernie promises Alf a fight.
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Ray Langton - Neville Buswell
- Rita Littlewood - Barbara Mullaney
- Blanche Hunt - Maggie Jones
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Deirdre Hunt - Anne Kirkbride
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Ernest Bishop - Stephen Hancock
- Minnie Caldwell - Margot Bryant
- Jerry Booth - Graham Haberfield
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- No episodes were transmitted on 26th or 28th May 1975 due to the 1975 ITV Strike.
- TV Times synopsis: Conflict in the street over the rates question - and conflict between Deirdre and Blanche…
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 6,661,000 homes (18th place).
Blanche Hunt: "I may 'av been wild and I may 'av been stupid, but I never let meself get picked off the streets by any Tom, Dick or 'Arry. I never let meself get taken back to sordid 'otel bedrooms by complete strangers. I never behaved like a dirty, little tramp!"
Deirdre Hunt: "We've only got your word for that, 'aven't we?"
|May 1975 episodes|
|Mon 5th • Wed 7th • Mon 12th • Wed 14th • Mon 19th • Wed 21st|