Episode 2159
Episode 2159
Production code P694/1159
ITV transmission date 9th December 1981 (Wednesday)
Stories by Peter Tonkinson
Esther Rose
Writer H.V. Kershaw
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Richard Holthouse
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 7th December 1981
Next episode 14th December 1981


Annie is amazed that the Ogdens can afford to buy a new house. Fred feels that Critchley just wants to break up his marriage. Elsie encourages Hilda to use her phone, hoping the Ogdens will quickly move. Bet finds Bobby Simpson boring. She promises Rita that she won't tell Mavis. The Bells view No.13. They like the house and are cash buyers. Bobby calls at The Kabin. Mavis apologises to him for standing him up and they arrange another date. The Ogdens are denied a mortgage as Stan doesn't earn enough. Bet is shocked when Mavis takes Bobby into the Rovers. He is stunned. Bet tells him to forget all about their evening together. Eunice packs and leaves Fred to work for Critchley. She tells him that she hopes he'll follow her.


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