Episode 1879
Episode 1879
Production code P694/879
ITV transmission date 22nd January 1979 (Monday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Writer Leslie Duxbury
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Jeremy Summers
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 17th January 1979
Next episode 24th January 1979


Suzie is forced to tell Elsie the truth about London, that she had a lousy time and couldn't get any money. Betty offers to lend Fred the money but he is annoyed that she wouldn't in the first place and refuses the loan. Annie returns from Derby and finds Fred's IOU in the till. Suzie gets a job as a demonstrator from the Ted Thomas Associates agency. Annie is furious to discover Fred has been telling pals that he is the landlord at the Rovers when Alec Young and Frank Bebbington turn up and think she is one of the barmaids. He shows her he's got the £40 to repay the till but she is furious that he took it in the first place. She tells him not to do it again. Deirdre is asking £7,000 for No.5. Emily tells her she can always move in with her. Gail is shocked to discover Brian is Ivy Tilsley's son. Suzie is given the job of cooking German sausage in a supermarket dressed as a chef.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Hilda Ogden (about Elsie Tanner): "She's come unstuck more times than a flippin' chain letter."

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