Episode 2056
Episode 2056
Production code P694/1056
ITV transmission date 15th December 1980 (Monday)
Stories by Peter Tonkinson
Esther Rose
George Reed
Writer H.V. Kershaw
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Stephen Butcher
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 10th December 1980
Next episode 17th December 1980


Emily refuses to answer the door to anyone but Deirdre. Deirdre tries to comfort her. Emily doesn't know if she's legally married or not. Bert hunts for a job. Ivy tells him there'll be nothing until New Year. Bet tries to get out of Boxing Day lunch with Annie but fails. Emily puts Ernie's ring back on her finger. Flora asks Emily to take Arnold back, she refuses. She tells Flora that she's getting on with her life. She gathers Arnold's things together and gets Flora to take them away. Hilda employs Mrs Palin as a cleaner as a Christmas treat for herself, at £1.75 an hour. Hilda spots Emily getting rid of all Arnold's things and wonders what's going on.


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