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Episode 1590 (12th April 1976)

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Episode 1590
Production code P694/590
ITV transmission date 12th April 1976 (Monday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Script editor Leslie Duxbury
Writer Adele Rose
Designer Geoff Bentley
Director Baz Taylor
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 7th April 1976
Next episode 14th April 1976


Elsie searches for a job. Ena sees that Elsie is back and tells her she's showing her age. Ena advises Elsie to move out of No.9; she's still a married woman. Wendy Nightingale's friend Sheila Flynn warns Roger that she is seeing someone else. Ken phones Roger not knowing he suspects him. Elsie tells Ken she wants No.11 back. Ken refuses to leave. Betty offers Elsie the living accommodation at the Corner Shop. Wendy feels torn between Ken and Roger. She feels that she can't give Ken up. Rita is pleased Elsie is moving into No.15. She shows her a job advert; she's worried that Len will give Elsie The Kabin. Ken tells Wendy to leave Roger and move in with him. Roger arrives, punches Ken to the floor and forcibly takes Wendy out of the house. Ken is left behind unconscious.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Ena Sharples (to Elsie Howard): "You'll be as tough as old boots and you will be 'til they shut the lid on you."


Ena Sharples: "Some things have to stay the same in this shifting world."
Elsie Howard: "Well, apart from you and the rock of Gibraltar, I can't think of much else."

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