Episode 1709
Episode 1709
Production code P694/709
ITV transmission date 1st June 1977 (Wednesday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Writer Leslie Duxbury
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Philip Draycott
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 30th May 1977
Next episode 6th June 1977


The committee bribes Albert into playing Sherpa Tensing on the Silver Jubilee float. Bet agrees to play Britannia to get at Annie. Hilda is a late entry in the Glamorous Grannie Contest. Ken comperes the competitions at the Centre. Elsie drops out of the grannie contest. Dot Baker wins. Vera is annoyed that she isn't placed in the grannie contest. Tracy wins the 'Bonny Jubilee Baby Contest'. She is presented with a Jubilee crown piece, and the Langtons get a free weekend in London.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Hilda Ogden (about Elsie Howard): "Elsie Tanner! Take all them fancy clothes off 'er she'd be like a plucked chicken."

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