Episode 1705
Episode 1705
Production code P694/705
ITV transmission date 18th May 1977 (Wednesday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Script editor Leslie Duxbury
Writer Paula Milne
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Stephen Butcher
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 16th May 1977
Next episode 23rd May 1977


Len tells Rita to get Mavis out of the flat. Rita tells Mavis there's a lot wrong with it. Hilda makes denim cleaning mittens from offcuts at the factory. She plans to make curtains on the machines. Emily suggests "Britain through the Ages" for the Silver Jubilee float. Elsie convinces Mavis that there's nothing wrong with the flat. Len tells Mavis the flat rent will be £10 a week, not £6. Tracy gets into the finals of the baby contest. Elsie refuses to enter the Glamorous Grannie contest. Mavis tells Len she wants to stay in the flat and threatens to take him to the rent tribunal. Suzie eats carrots instead of smoking. Len and Mavis settle on £8 a week. Unknown to Elsie, Suzie and Gail enter her picture in the Glamorous Grannie contest. It is printed in the Gazette as a finalist.


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