Episode 597
Production code P228/597
ITV transmission date 31st August 1966 (Wednesday)
Stories by Harry Driver
Susan Pleat
Leslie Duxbury
Writer Geoffrey Lancashire
Designer Alan Price
Director Richard Argent
Producer H.V. Kershaw
Previous episode 29th August 1966
Next episode 5th September 1966


Len and Annie are not satisfied with their speeches, both written by Ken. He is annoyed by their attitude and withdraws from chairing the meeting. He is forced to change his mind when this sparks off another row. At the meeting, Len pledges to fence off all the canal and impresses the audience. Cockney Merle Baker is found looking for her fiancé - David Barlow.


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  • TV Times synopsis: In which the contestants climb into the ring and a newcomer delivers a knock-out blow
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 7,450,000 homes (1st place).
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