Episode 1870
Episode 1870
Production code P694/870
ITV transmission date 18th December 1978 (Monday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Script editor Leslie Duxbury
Writer Adele Rose
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Richard Stroud
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 13th December 1978
Next episode 20th December 1978


Deirdre feels lonely with only Tracy to talk to. The factory girls look forward to their Christmas Club money payout. Karen Barnes confirms to Ken that her husband Dave is in Risley. Albert accuses her of taking Ken for a ride. She wants to learn to write so she can send letters to Dave. Deirdre is upset when Ray rings to speak to Tracy. Club treasurer Eileen Tibson doesn't return from getting the £300 out of the bank. Ida, Ivy and Vera worry. Deirdre asks Len for more time to decide whether or not to return to work. Ivy calls on Eileen's house and finds she's disappeared with her kids and the Club money. The girls can't believe it.


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