Brian works through Easter as they need the overtime. Elsie forces herself to go into work. When Hilda insults her about throwing herself at Wally Randle, Elsie tells her to drop dead. Elsie hits the gin in her depression. Gail goes to see Elsie and is offered a part-time job at the cafe but Brian refuses to let her return to work. She doesn't feel they can cope as they owe so much money. Brian tells Gail that only a slut would return to work with a baby. Ivy advises Gail and Brian to sell up and return to living with her and Bert at No.5. Eunice shows off her engagement ring.


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  • This Easter Monday episode was broadcast at 7.00pm.
  • TV Times synopsis: Rita Fairclough suspects that all is not well in Elsie Tanner's private life and asks a few searching questions. Gail Tilsley has a solution to her financial problems - she thinks.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 9,345,000 viewers (This was the lowest rated episode of the year and failed to make the top twenty in the viewing charts).
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