Episode 1946
Episode 1946
Production code P694/946
ITV transmission date 26th November 1979 (Monday)
Stories by Peter Tonkinson
Esther Rose
Writer H.V. Kershaw
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Mary McMurray
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 21st November 1979
Next episode 28th November 1979


Ivy feels that the Rovers isn't good enough for her family. Audrey refuses to let Ivy pay the extra for a reception at the Co-op. Ivy thinks it would be good if Brian bought No.11 but Brian and Gail refuse to buy it; they don't want to live so near Ivy. Audrey decides she's going to be Gail's Matron of Honour. Ivy tells Annie to lay on the most expensive spread she can and she'll pay the extra. Alf has a great time frightening Bet with his amorous attitude towards her. Gail is annoyed that Audrey has upset Ivy by being Matron of Honour. When Audrey tells her all she wants is to be of some support as she's never been a good mother, Gail is proud to ask her to be her Matron. Audrey makes her peace with Ivy and tells her she won't be Matron of Honour. Gail and Brian look forward to the wedding.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Gail and Brian's mothers clash over the plans for the wedding reception.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 15,750,000 viewers (9th place).
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