Episode 1640
Production code P694/640
ITV transmission date 4th October 1976 (Monday)
Stories by Leslie Duxbury
Peter Tonkinson
Script editor Leslie Duxbury
Writer Barry Hill
Designer Chris Wilkinson
Director Oliver Horsbrugh
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 29th September 1976
Next episode 6th October 1976


Ernie looks after the shop whilst Renee goes to court. Stan spends £4 of the compensation on drink. Bet goes to court with Annie whilst Ken goes with Renee. The magistrates hear their case. Ernie gets a job interview and worries that Renee won't be back in time. Renee has 276 signatures on her petition and she feels that the area needs an off-licence. Annie's solicitor, Peter Smith, brings up the fact that Renee has been reported for opening on Sundays. He accuses her of just being after the profits. Ken tells the magistrates that an off-licence would be convenient. Annie tells the court that she believes the Rovers fulfills all the neighbours' needs.


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