Episode 2557
Episode 2557
Production code P694/1557
ITV transmission date 2nd October 1985 (Wednesday)
Stories by Tom Elliott
Paul Abbott
Writer John Stevenson
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Gareth Morgan
Executive Producer Bill Podmore
Producer John G. Temple
Previous episode 30th September 1985
Next episode 7th October 1985


Percy, Sam and the bowlers set off to Southport. Percy is shocked to find that Phyllis has got a ticket. Bet sees George Newton. She tells him that she is annoyed at his lack of trust in her. Audrey is impressed at the way Alf has renovated the shop and is interested to know he hasn't got a girlfriend. Bet admits she made a mistake to George. He thinks that she can't handle the responsibility and puts her on probation. Bet thanks Betty for running the pub and tells Gloria she's pleased at her progress and takes her on permanently. Percy and Phyllis miss the coach home. Alf is thrilled to see Audrey back. Sam thinks that Percy has taken Phyllis to a Southport hotel to have his way with her.


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  • TV Times synopsis: An appointment for Bet brings out the worst in her, but Percy’s day look bright and promising - or does it?
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 15,550,000 viewers (6th place).
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