Episode 1618
Episode 1618
Production code P694/618
ITV transmission date 19th July 1976 (Monday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Script editor Leslie Duxbury
Writer H.V. Kershaw
Designer Geoff Bentley
Director Richard Stroud
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 14th July 1976
Next episode 21st July 1976


Albert mourns his vandalised marrow. The Gazette refuses to take Ernie on the staff as he's not in the National Union of Journalists. Hilda spreads the news round that Ernie has gone bust. Albert accuses Ray of vandalising his marrow. Ernie goes to the job centre. Ray apologises to Albert and gives him £2 compensation. Ernie doesn't qualify to go on the Executive Register and has to claim supplementary benefit. Edna Gee's friend, Vera Duckworth, calls on Fred. Albert goes to bingo and meets Bertha Lumley. They go halves and win the £100 jackpot.


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