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Episode 50
Episode 50
Production code P228/50
ITV transmission date 5th June 1961 (Monday)
Serial editor H.V. Kershaw
Writer Charles Vites
Designer Denis Parkin
Director Richard Everitt
Producer Stuart Latham
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PlotEdit

Dennis impatiently waits for a piece of post to arrive but won't tell Elsie what it is. Ivan takes his pram back and cancels the hire purchase. Billy thinks he can do a better job of running a garage than Phil Marsden and has ambitions to have his own. Jack tells him not to run before he can walk. The Brewery writes to the Walkers, stalling on their holiday dates until a relief can be found. Annie wants to go to Torquay while Jack fancies fishing in Scotland. She gets her way, much to Billy's amusement. Ena visits Dr. Graham and demands a prescription for her bronchitis. He gives in but insults her about her "slipped tongue". Albert also visits him, concerned about his supposed blood pressure but is talked out of worrying about it. Concepta tells Annie that she's concerned about Harry's religious beliefs and that her father doesn't approve of the marriage at all. Sheila reluctantly goes to the pictures with new boyfriend Cyril. Tom goes into the fruit machine game business and tries to get Doreen to persuade Sylvia Snape to have one at Snape's Cafe. Elsie returns from the cinema with Arthur Dewhurst. He's caught the Rovers burglar after he did a warehouse job and confessed to other offences. Martha sees that Concepta looks worried. She and Ena don't think the marriage will be successful. The next morning, Dennis is delighted that his parcel has arrived. It's an electric guitar addressed to his new stage persona - "Ricky Dennis".

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Notable dialogueEdit

Elsie Tanner (about Ena Sharples): "That woman's tongue. If it was a bit longer she could shave with it."

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