Episode 1964
Episode 1964
Production code P694/964
ITV transmission date 28th January 1980 (Monday)
Stories by Peter Tonkinson
Esther Rose
Writer Adele Rose
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Richard Holthouse
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 23rd January 1980
Next episode 30th January 1980


Deirdre throws a party for Tracy's third birthday. Lorna Ferguson helps Stan tidy No.13 as Hilda is returning. Len tells Elsie he's angry with himself for letting Rita slip through his fingers. Hilda, Vera and Ivy return from France. Hilda is suspicious as the house is so tidy. She gives Stan a model of the Eiffel tower as a present. Len offers Rita's job at The Kabin to Elsie. She turns it down for Rita's sake. Fred tells Hilda he wants £3 from Stan. Mrs Bolton walks out of the cafe, leaving Gail on her own. Elsie agrees to join the staff.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Eddie Yeats: "What's Hilda got to be upset about?"
Stan Ogden: "Nowt. But she'll find summat. She always does."


Elsie Tanner (to Len Fairclough): "We're like a flamin' see-saw, us two. One up, one down."

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