Episode 1621
Production code P694/621
ITV transmission date 28th July 1976 (Wednesday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Script editor Leslie Duxbury
Writer Brian Finch
Designer Geoff Bentley
Director Laurence Moody
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 26th July 1976
Next episode 2nd August 1976


Len asks Rita if she wants a break in the Lake District with him. She turns him down as she's singing. Elsie makes Gail stay in the shop for her lunch so Roy Thornley joins her. The Inland Revenue demand £300 from Ernie but he hasn't got it. Nat Lumley catches up with Albert but asks him to keep taking Bertha Lumley to bingo for his sake as she's happy when she keeps winning. Gail is nervous as Roy comes on strong. Ernie decides to sell his cameras. Emily is horrified. Albert agrees to take Bertha to bingo twice a week if Nat covers all his expenses. Elsie discovers Gail and Roy have closed the shop for lunch and that Gail is drunk. Albert and Bertha win £20 at bingo. She refuses to share it with him. Emily sells her engagement ring.


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