Episode 1764
Episode 1764
Production code P694/764
ITV transmission date 12th December 1977 (Monday)
Stories by Peter Tonkinson
Writer Leslie Duxbury
Designer Geoffrey Bentley
Director Jeremy Summers
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 7th December 1977
Next episode 14th December 1977


Bet bets Hilda £1 that she can't find out the true story of the relationship between Len, Elsie and Rita. Derek tells Mavis that he wants to buy the house because it will be a good investment. Hilda accuses Elsie of breaking up the Faircloughs' marriage. Annie invites Alf for Christmas dinner - he tries to get out of it but can't. The building society valuator gives the house the all-clear and Mavis celebrates. Suzie goes out with Mike. Rita tells Len that she's sick of hearing people going on about him and Elsie. Gail tells Suzie she's riding for a fall.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Hilda gets busy sorting out the truth about the Len-Elsie-Rita eternal triangle. Mavis and Derek get the go-ahead on their house-buying project - but is Derek quite so sure about it now…?
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 16,300,000 viewers (5th place).
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