Episode 1952
Episode 1952
Production code P694/952
ITV transmission date 17th December 1979 (Monday)
Stories by Peter Tonkinson
Barry Hill
Writer H.V. Kershaw
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Mary McMurray and Laurence Moody
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 12th December 1979
Next episode 19th December 1979


Norman Mannion does Suzie's washing as a thank-you for putting him up. Hilda has £24.90 towards France. Hilda is horrified to see punk Norman next door. Mike is displeased when Suzie spends her time with Norman. As a wind-up Suzie tells Hilda that Norman is buying No.11. The Tilsleys have a double bed delivered for Brian and Gail. Mavis is depressed when Jack Walsh doesn't get in touch with her. Hilda wants to start up a petition to get Norman out of the Street. Suzie makes Norman wear more make-up to frighten the residents when she takes him into the Rovers but Annie realises he is well educated and gets on well with him. Ivy looks forward to Brian's return. Bert reminds her that he'll be with his wife.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Hilda Ogden (to Norman Mannion): "You're one of them punk rockets, aren’t yer?"


Len Fairclough (about Suzie Birchall): "She moves like a marmalade tabby, dun't she, eh?"


Hilda Ogden (to Rita Fairclough): You'll be laughing the other side of yer faces when yer houses get devoluted."

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