Episode 526
Production code P228/526
ITV transmission date 27th December 1965 (Monday)
Stories by George Reed
Susan Pleat
Writer Vince Powell
Designer Denis Parkin
Director Richard Argent
Executive Producer H.V. Kershaw
Producer Howard Baker
Previous episode 22nd December 1965
Next episode 29th December 1965


David has a bitter Christmas and blames Larry Palmer for tackling him. Lionel decides to close the sub-Post Office as it's not making any money. David refuses to believe he can't play again until his leg buckles and he falls. He feels he is finished and that he's let Irma down as they'll have to cancel the new house. He begins to worry about his job at the social club. Val and Ken entertain Albert, Ena, Minnie and Clara. Jerry helps Emily sort out her new camera. Larry apologises to David but David tells him he doesn't want his charity.


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  • TV Times synopsis: In which there is cold turkey for most but cold comfort for David
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 6,250,000 homes (11th place).
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