Episode 2161
Episode 2161
Production code P694/1161
ITV transmission date 16th December 1981 (Wednesday)
Stories by Peter Tonkinson
Esther Rose
Writer Tony Perrin
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Gareth Morgan
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 14th December 1981
Next episode 21st December 1981


Stan and Hilda are tempted by the £8,000 but realise they need a house. They decide to try for a council house. Fred is forced to tell Ken that Eunice has left him. Mavis waits for Bobby Simpson to contact her. Stan offers Alf money to secure a council house for them. Alf throws him out. Stan goes to the Town Hall and is allocated a three bedroomed house on Lime Kiln Road for £10 a week. Elsie tells Hilda that the road is in a rough area and she returns the Bells' cheque, deciding not to sell. Betty urges Fred to fight for his marriage.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Elsie Tanner (to Hilda Ogden): "Lime Kiln Road! Have you seen it lately? They've pulled down decent houses and built a slum. Even the muggers go in twos. If you get bit by a budgie you have to go to the vet to be injected for rabies."

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