Episode 3872
Production code P694/2872
ITV transmission date 21st June 1995 (Wednesday)
Story associates Gillian Creswell
Marina O'Loughlin
Pippa McCarthy
David Millard
Writer Tom Elliott
Designer Christopher Walker
Director Mervyn Cumming
Executive Producer Carolyn Reynolds
Producer Sue Pritchard
Previous episode 19th June 1995
Next episode 23rd June 1995


Steve spends the night sleeping on the print room floor. Vera breaks down as the Duckworths receive a summons over non-payment of council tax. Betty hears from Raquel that Billy is ill so she calls on him. He apologises to her for upsetting her and they agree to be friends again. She is miffed to find his injury is just a bunion. The local press takes an interest in the missing money and try to interview Alf. Audrey makes plans to buy a conservatory but Alf tells her that they can't have one as people will say it's bought with stolen money. Jack discovers Vera hasn't paid the mortgage for two months. Percy visits Tracy and amuses her with his funny stories. Vera goes to St. Luke's Church and prays for money.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Betty hears some news about Billy and Vera reaches the end of her tether.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,750,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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