Episode 1999
Production code P694/999
ITV transmission date 28th May 1980 (Wednesday)
Stories by Peter Tonkinson
Esther Rose
Writer John Stevenson
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Alan Grint
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 26th May 1980
Next episode 2nd June 1980


Arnold advises Emily to invest her money in stocks and shares. Ivy works out a shopping rota for the machinists. Deirdre types up a letter for Arnold to his bank manager, asking for his overdraft to be extended. Emily wonders what his financial position is. Hilda gets bored, stuck in bed with Stan. Emily fears Arnold is after her money. Annie pays a sick visit to the Ogdens, to Hilda's shame. Mike refuses to let the girls have a shopping hour. He tells Pauline he's not running a charity. Pauline is furious and accuses him of destroying her authority with the workers. She tells him he's humiliated her and she's had enough. She quits and walks out.


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