Eddie and Marion plan to spend the night together at No.11. Mike is upset to hear that Frankie has died of a heart attack. Brian writes to Gail telling her that he's signed up for another two months. Mike goes to London to organise the funeral and Maggie comforts him. Eddie tells Hilda that he's going to Liverpool for the night. Les Charlton pesters Gail for a date. Hilda feels sorry for Elsie as she's ill in bed and calls round. Eddie has to hide in the backyard. Ivy calls on Gail and finds Les visiting her.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 7.00pm due to coverage of the World Cup.
  • TV Times synopsis: Mike Baldwin receives sad news.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 13,400,000 viewers (2nd place).
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