Episode 2196
Production code P694/1196
ITV transmission date 19th April 1982 (Monday)
Stories by Peter Tonkinson
Esther Rose
Writer Leslie Duxbury
Designer Eric Deakins
Director John Michael Phillips
Producer Bill Podmore
Previous episode 14th April 1982
Next episode 21st April 1982


Alma Sedgewick looks for an assistant in the cafe again. Marion cooks for Eddie and Stan as Hilda is away. Jack is pleased to spend the day with Bet, having her pamper him. Bet tells Jack that she's tired of just seeing him in her flat and wants him to take her out or she wants them to finish. Gail decides to lower her standards and asks Alma for her job back. Alma is delighted but Gail refuses to start work until the terms are favourable. Jack tells Vera that he's going to the Legion with Bert. Vera asks Bet to be her alibi for the night as she's going out with Vic. Eddie tries to tell Marion that he loves her but can't put it into words. Jack takes Bet to a pub in Stockport and tells her that he really fancies her and wants to spend more time with her.


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