Episode 2529
Episode 2529
Production code P694/1529
ITV transmission date 26th June 1985 (Wednesday)
Stories by Tom Elliott
Paul Abbott
Writer Bob Mason
Designer Ann Dabinett
Director Howard Baker
Executive Producer Bill Podmore
Producer John G. Temple
Previous episode 24th June 1985
Next episode 1st July 1985


Ivy assures Vera that she and George will have separate rooms on their holiday. Ken loses 9lbs in weight. Bet gives him £5 for "Save the Children" as a reward. Alf plans to close the shop for a day and meet up with Rita in Blackpool. The girls give Emily a leaving present. She is embarrassed and tells them that she's staying on an extra week. The girls accuse her of conning them. Bet is horrified to read Mavis' list of things that she wants to do on holiday. Emily accuses Mike of trying to embarrass her into staying. She looks for a replacement for herself. Rita tells Alf she doesn't want him to follow her to Blackpool. He is upset that she doesn't want him. Bet, Rita and Mavis toast the holiday but none of them are looking forward to it.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Sparks fly when snide Vera thinks that Kevin will think twice before bringing his 'posh' girlfriend round to Hilda’s for tea. Could Vera be right for once?
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 16,200,000 viewers (1st place).
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