Episode 2499
Episode 2499
Production code P694/1499
ITV transmission date 13th March 1985 (Wednesday)
Stories by Tom Elliott
Peter Tonkinson
Writer Bob Mason
Designer Ann Dabinett
Director Gareth Morgan
Executive Producer Bill Podmore
Producer John G. Temple
Previous episode 11th March 1985
Next episode 18th March 1985


Bet sets Hilda up, giving Betty a silver locket. Wilf Starkey pretends he's been invited East to Gorton. Hilda is chuffed. Ken talks to Andrea for Harry about her future. He tells her not to take the results as a failure. Bet asks an old friend, Tommy Figg, to pretend to be her Cousin Arthur. Terry is keen for Andrea to leave school. "Cousin Arthur" turns up to see Bet and Hilda is ecstatic until Jack reveals that he's a club comic. When Vera tells Andrea she's making the right decision leaving school, Andrea changes her mind and agrees to stay on. Betty admits to Hilda that they've been having her on over the predictions. Hilda is upset but Bet is shocked when her Uncle Ted arrives. He is a tramp and she fears he wants to see more of her.


Regular castEdit

Guest castEdit



March 1985 episodes
Mon 4thWed 6thMon 11thWed 13thMon 18thWed 20thMon 25thWed 27th

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.