Episode 570
Production code P228/570
ITV transmission date 30th May 1966 (Monday)
Stories by Harry Driver
Susan Pleat
Leslie Duxbury
Writer John Finch
Designer Terry Pritchard
Director Walter Butler
Executive Producer H.V. Kershaw
Producer Peter Eckersley
Previous episode 25th May 1966
Next episode 1st June 1966


Hilda joins Stan on the ice cream run. Jed plans a day out for Minnie. The Bonnetti lads, Frank and Tony, follow Stan whilst Mary stays one street ahead of him. She sells up whilst Stan watches £20 worth of ice cream melt. Jed takes Minnie and Jerry to a posh club. Minnie feels uncomfortable. Mary offers to buy Stan's ice cream. Jerry is shocked when his blind date for the evening turns out to be Sheila Birtles.


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  • First appearance of Sheila Birtles since 18th September 1963.
  • TV Times synopsis: The cold ice cream war hots up and a blind date is arranged
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 4,850,000 homes (17th place). This somewhat low figure in comparison to surrounding episodes is explained by this edition being transmitted on the Whit Monday Bank Holiday.
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