Episode 197
Production code P228/197
ITV transmission date 31st October 1962 (Wednesday)
Stories by Harry Driver
Writer Peter Eckersley
Designer Denis Parkin
Director Christopher McMaster
Producer H.V. Kershaw
Previous episode 29th October 1962
Next episode 5th November 1962


The Applebys want Christine to live with them but she refuses. Mr. Spinks gets the boiler working in the Mission. Martha shows Ena's letter about - a love letter from "Jack", not her husband. Annie hears Martha reading it and realises it is one of her letters from Jack, dropped on the night of the gas main evacuation. Swindley's meeting ends abruptly when the boiler explodes.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Len Fairclough (about Martha Longhurst): " She's got a mind like a fire grate."

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