Hilda is cross not to be invited to the Rovers' staff party so Annie is forced to invite her. Emily manages to convince Mavis there is nothing between Victor and her. Deirdre wants to see a film at the pictures and is annoyed when Ken refuses to take her as he wants to watch a documentary on TV. Mavis apologises to Victor and is thrilled when he agrees to start afresh with her. Deirdre has a boring time over Christmas and goes to the pictures alone. Victor tries to get Mavis to take him into her flat but she refuses. Fred gives the girls presents and realises Bet has conned him as they haven't anything for him. After the pictures, Deirdre refuses to go straight home and calls on Mike. They drink together.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Hilda Ogden (to Bet Lynch): "You'll have sequins on yer flippin' shroud."

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