Episode 1959
Episode 1959
Production code P694/959
ITV transmission date 9th January 1980 (Wednesday)
Stories by Esther Rose
Peter Tonkinson
Writer Barry Hill
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Laurence Moody
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 7th January 1980
Next episode 14th January 1980


Len tells a gullible Hilda that Aspinall's are paying their girls' fares to France. Emily is unhappy when Jim Sedgewick installs a one-armed bandit in the cafe. He tells her that he means to make the place pay. Ivy is livid when Elsie appears in the sewing room to see Mike however he refuses to re-employ her as she walked out on the job. Elsie kids on to the girls that she'll be returning as supervisor. Rita is fed up with No.9 and Len's attitude towards her when he refuses her a new kitchen and structural changes to the house. She tells Len she's had enough. Ivy threatens Mike about Elsie returning - he tells her that she's not but tears a strip off her for her attitude. The jukebox is installed in the cafe, annoying Emily. Hilda tells Vera and Ida about Aspinall's. Vera agrees to confront Mike. Gail tells Elsie that she might have got the job if Ivy hadn't wanted it as well. Rita packs and leaves Len.


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