Episode 504
Production code P228/504
ITV transmission date 11th October 1965 (Monday)
Stories by George Reed
Writer John Finch
Designer Denis Parkin
Director Richard Argent
Executive Producer H.V. Kershaw
Producer Howard Baker
Previous episode 6th October 1965
Next episode 13th October 1965


The surveyor refuses to tell the residents what he's measuring for. Dennis worries about his waistline and goes on a diet. Ena calls a Street meeting about the survey. Annie makes her own enquiries through the Licenced Victuallers. Val is tired of Ken treating her as an idiot. David agrees to help Dennis get fit. Ena is elected spokeswoman for the Street. She arranges a meeting with the surveyor. Val is surprised when Ken starts asking her opinion on world matters. The residents laugh at the idea of Dennis keeping fit.


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  • TV Times synopsis: A theodolite casts its shadow
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 5,230,000 homes (chart placing unknown - the BBC scheduled Steptoe and Son directly opposite this episode of Coronation Street resulting in a lower than usual figure).
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