Episode 569
Episode 569
Production code P228/569
ITV transmission date 25th May 1966 (Wednesday)
Stories by Harry Driver
Susan Pleat
Leslie Duxbury
Writer Geoffrey Lancashire
Designer Terry Pritchard
Director Bob Hird
Executive Producer H.V. Kershaw
Producer Peter Eckersley
Previous episode 23rd May 1966
Next episode 30th May 1966


Minnie has been overworking and is told to rest. Bobby goes down with flu and they are both nursed by Jed. Stan starts with his ice cream van. The skeleton staff moves into the factory in readiness for the opening and two of them, Bet Lynch and her friend Cilla, investigate the Rovers. Stan does well in the ice cream van. Irma and Lucille get jobs at the factory as welders. Annie is horrified. Jack reminds her that she started off in the weaving shed. Irma gives Hilda the job of assistant at the shop. David is annoyed. Ice cream baroness Mary Bonnetti catches Stan on her patch and declares war on him.


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Notable dialogueEdit

Annie Walker: "Goodness knows, I have always shunned snobbishness, but there are limits as to how far one can condescend."

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