Episode 537
Production code P228/537
ITV transmission date 2nd February 1966 (Wednesday)
Stories by Susan Pleat
Leslie Duxbury
Writer John Finch
Designer Denis Parkin
Director Walter Butler
Executive Producer H.V. Kershaw
Producer Peter Eckersley
Previous episode 31st January 1966
Next episode 7th February 1966


The Barlows close the Post Office. Elsie worries about Jed leading Dennis astray. Fred Nuttall corners Dennis in the Rovers when he realises he's been swindled. Dennis tells him the police are around as the socks were stolen. Ena is repaid her £15 leaving Minnie with £5. Jed wants to put a fruit machine in Gamma Garments. Annie provides a cheeseboard in the bar. Elsie warns Ken to be careful with Jackie. He tells her it's nothing to do with her. Emily's sister, Joan Corrie tells her that their father has had a stroke.


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  • TV Times synopsis: A statue, a flanker, and the biggest floating gambler in the Street
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 9,000,000 homes (1st place).

Notable dialogueEdit

Ena Sharples: "If a workin' man went abroad when I was in me prime, he either went to get shot at, convert the 'eathen or emigrate."

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