Episode 2045
Production code P694/1045
ITV transmission date 5th November 1980 (Wednesday)
Stories by Peter Tonkinson
Esther Rose
Writer Peter Whalley
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Stephen Butcher
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 3rd November 1980
Next episode 10th November 1980


Annie refuses to let Eddie and Johnny touch her bins. Martin tells Karen that he's going back to Birmingham as he's not allowed to see her anymore. He couldn't stand bumping into her all the time. Mr. Oldfield catches them together and is surprised that Martin loves Karen so much he is leaving the area. Monty Shawcross gets Albert a place on the Remembrance coach but he still refuses to go. He feels no one cares about the old soldiers anymore. Gail asks Ron Sykes to take Brian back, but when he refuses she breaks down and tells him they can't cope. Ron takes pity on her and the baby and agrees to take Brian back. Mr. Oldfield agrees to let Karen see Martin but threatens him with violence if he gets her drunk again. Brian is pleased that he's back in employment but feels that Ron will think he's a coward having women acting on his behalf. Eddie tells Annie that no other crew will touch her bins if he and Johnny aren't allowed to. He tells her that the Rovers has been blacklisted.


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