Episode 2500
Episode 2500
Production code P694/1500
ITV transmission date 18th March 1985 (Monday)
Stories by Tom Elliott
Peter Tonkinson
Writer Barry Hill
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Bill Gilmour
Executive Producer Bill Podmore
Producer John G. Temple
Previous episode 13th March 1985
Next episode 20th March 1985


Stella Rigby, Landlady of the White Swan, contacts Bet and invites her to join her circle of Lady Victuallers. Nicky is ill and has to be brought home from playgroup. Hilda hears about Bet's Uncle Ted. Vera volunteers Ivy to wash and iron the rugby team's kit for George Wardle. Hilda gets her own back on Bet by telling her that Ted will be around for a while. Nicky has chickenpox. Brian is surprised that Gail is returning to work. He tells her that she'll have to look after Nicky; he's got to be at the garage. Bet puts on airs when Stella calls. Gail returns to the cafe telling Brian that he'll have to look after Nicky. Stella invites Bet for a landladies' night out. An important customer, Mr Crompton, is annoyed when his van isn't repaired as Brian is at home.


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