Episode 211
Production code P228/211
ITV transmission date 19th December 1962 (Wednesday)
Stories by Harry Driver
Writer Peter Eckersley
Designer Denis Parkin
Director Michael Scott
Producer H.V. Kershaw
Previous episode 17th December 1962
Next episode 24th December 1962


Minnie finds it hard to learn her ten lines. Word spreads that Len has failed an insurance medical. Jed goes to Liverpool to get costumes for the play. Sheila and Doreen drop out of the play to concentrate on boys. Albert threatens to tell Ken about the money situation if Val doesn't. Ken's replacement arrives at Bessie Street School and Albert tells Ken about the money, who decides not to give up teaching. Swindley tries to hold a dress rehearsal with no costumes and with everything falling down around him. Jed turns up with the costumes, which all turn out to be from the wrong period.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Ena Sharples: "All I ever get for Christmas is a frozen lavvy."

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