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Episode 2218 (5th July 1982)

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Episode 2218
Episode 2218
Production code P694/1218
ITV transmission date 5th July 1982 (Monday)
Stories by Peter Tonkinson
Esther Rose
Writer Barry Hill
Designer Geoffrey Bentley
Director Gareth Morgan
Producer Bill Podmore
Pauline Shaw
Previous episode 30th June 1982
Next episode 7th July 1982


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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