Episode 1617
Production code P694/617
ITV transmission date 14th July 1976 (Wednesday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Script editor Leslie Duxbury
Writer Julian Roach
Designer Geoff Bentley
Director Bill Gilmour
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 12th July 1976
Next episode 19th July 1976


The Bishops feel it's unfair that they should have to close the Camera Shop whilst the Ogdens just sail through life. Ena tells Len and Eddie about Frank Holmes. They hide as she talks to Holmes. She realises he is a con-man. Ernie goes to the bank to ask for a loan. Len and Eddie stop Holmes from leaving. Eddie nearly throttles him. Len takes him to the police station. Albert supervises the residents to sort out his allotment. Eddie is embarrassed about making a citizen's arrest. Ena tells Len she twigged Holmes because Hettie Boothroyd has been dead for five months. Hilda shows the "muriel" off. Annie is horrified that the other wallpaper is the same as her bedroom paper. Ray carves "Albert Rules OK" on Albert's prize marrow. Ernie is refused a bank loan and goes into liquidation.


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