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Episode 1699 (27th April 1977)

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Episode 1699
Episode 1699
Production code P694/699
ITV transmission date 27th April 1977 (Wednesday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Script editor Leslie Duxbury
Writer Brian Finch
Designer Eric Deakins
Director June Wyndham Davies
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 25th April 1977
Next episode 2nd May 1977


Alf, Fred, Mavis and Renee set off on their fishing trip. Deirdre refuses to listen to Ray over the christening. A hungry Suzie arranges a date between Ted Brownlow and Elsie hoping he'll bring food with him. Renee falls in the river. Mavis tries to rescue her and is pulled into the water, the boat overturns and Fred falls in. Ted arrives and takes Elsie alone out for Sunday lunch. Suzie is stunned. Reverend Copley, the vicar of St Luke's, tells Deirdre he won't baptise Tracy because the Langtons don't go to church.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Four go on a disastrous fishing trip…
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 8,841,000 homes (2nd place).
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