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Episode 586 (25th July 1966)

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Episode 586
Production code P228/586
ITV transmission date 25th July 1966 (Monday)
Stories by Susan Pleat
Leslie Duxbury
Writer Jim Allen
Designer Alan Price
Director Bob Hird
Producer H.V. Kershaw
Previous episode 20th July 1966
Next episode 27th July 1966


The Brewery considers the name change of the Rovers. Jerry tries to get hold of Myra Booth about a divorce. Ruth tells Ena that she has had a proposal from an old boyfriend called Paul. Sheila and Jerry try desperately to get his divorce so that they can marry. Ruth tells Ena that her boyfriend, Paul, wants her to go to Rome to live there and that the Community Centre is being moved from the Mission to Chester Street. The menfolk hold a meeting and decide to stand up against Annie. Annie entertains the president of the Federation of Women's Associations, Mrs Arkinstall. Ruth decides to go to Rome, and will have to tell Len.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Jed in the dumps and Annie in Seventh Heaven
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 4,450,000 homes (17th place - along with Episode 585 (20th July 1966) this was the lowest rated appearance of an episode within the top twenty in 1966. This episode was transmitted opposite a West Germany v Soviet Union match on BBC1).
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