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Episode 1542 (27th October 1975)

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Episode 1542
Production code P694/542
ITV transmission date 27th October 1975 (Monday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Script editor Leslie Duxbury
Writer H.V. Kershaw
Designer Steve Fineren
Director Richard Stroud
Producer Susi Hush
Previous episode 22nd October 1975
Next episode 29th October 1975


Gordon Clegg returns and stays with Betty. Ena agrees to live in the Community Centre flat rent-free and to do minor work at the centre. Ken writes Annie's speech. Jerry helps Ena move into her flat. The residents plan a night out at the Gatsby Club with Gordon. Gordon gets drunk there and is taken care of by barmaid Sophie Edwards. He takes her home and tells her Betty is his mother.


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Guest castEdit


Notable dialogueEdit

Annie Walker (To Ken Barlow, after overhearing Gail Potter and Tricia Hopkins making fun of her): "They're young, bless them."


Annie Walker: "Not taking away any praise from Kenneth for the speech he wrote me. But as Mrs Braithwaite said - and she's taken lessons in public speaking - "Material gets you to the battlefield, but delivery wins the war.""

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