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Episode 1793 (22nd March 1978)

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Episode 1793
Episode 1793
Production code P694/793
ITV transmission date 22nd March 1978 (Wednesday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Script editor Leslie Duxbury
Writer Julian Roach
Designer Roy Graham
Director Quentin Lawrence
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 20th March 1978
Next episode 27th March 1978


Renee's stepfather Joe Hibbert congratualtes Alf for marrying Renee for her money. The wedding reception is laid on in the Select of the Rovers. Joe's coarseness gets to Alf. Joe tells Alf that Renee was lucky to get married as she's not very attractive. Alf hits him to the floor. The Roberts' fly off to Capri. Elsie breaks down and tells Gail her birthday present was her divorce from Alan; she never thought it would end this way.


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  • William Tarmey appears as an extra, seemingly playing a temporary barman helping out behind the bar of the Rovers, eighteen months before making his debut as Jack Duckworth.
  • TV Times synopsis: Trouble at the Roberts' wedding reception - and the bridegroom is involved in a fight. A bad start to one marriage and a sad end to another…
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 17,950,000 viewers (4th place).
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