Episode 2573
Episode 2573
Production code P694/1573
ITV transmission date 27th November 1985 (Wednesday)
Story associates Tom Elliott
Paul Abbott
Writer John Stevenson
Designer Eric Deakins
Director Patrick Lau
Executive Producer Bill Podmore
Producer John G. Temple
Previous episode 25th November 1985
Next episode 2nd December 1985


Ivy rows with Vera for not telling her about George and Pauline Walsh. Hilda gives Stan Ogden's special betting system - "Captain Carstairs" to Jack. George Newton arrives to see Bet. Gloria covers for her and sends Terry to the hotel to bring her back. Bet returns with her coat covering her nightie. George tells Bet that she's off probation. Jack can't get out of the house to put on bets because of his leg. Hilda agrees to help.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Gloria has to organise another mercy dash when the Rovers is faced with another dilemma. Meanwhile, Jack Duckworth gets to grips with his new friend, Captain Carstairs.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 16,650,000 viewers (4th place).
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