Episode 1988
Episode 1988a
Production code P694/988
ITV transmission date 21st April 1980 (Monday)
Stories by Peter Tonkinson
Esther Rose
Writer Adele Rose
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Roger Jenkins
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 16th April 1980
Next episode 23rd April 1980


Renee is furious when Dan Johnson spends another night with Bet. The Coronation Street Secretarial Bureau opens. Deirdre deals with typing whilst Emily book-keeps. Bet is besotted with Dan. Emily takes a call from a Mr Bateman who wants to use the Bureau's services. She thinks she recognises his voice . When he calls round it is Fangio who has set up his own haulage service and gives Deirdre typing to do - she is attracted to him but Emily is not pleased. Alf and Renee tell Bet that if she doesn't stop letting Dan stay the night she'll have to leave the flat. She is furious but refuses to give Dan up. She packs and leaves the flat. Hilda sees "money" in Stan's teacup and after hearing from Ivy and Vera that the jackpot at the bingo has reached £1,000, she tells him that they're going there tomorrow night. Betty takes Bet in for the night. Bet tells her that she feels sure Dan will take care of her.


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