Episode 611
Production code P228/611
ITV transmission date 19th October 1966 (Wednesday)
Stories by Harry Driver
Susan Pleat
Leslie Duxbury
Writer Jack Rosenthal
Designer Peter Caldwell
Director David Cunliffe
Producer H.V. Kershaw
Previous episode 17th October 1966
Next episode 24th October 1966


Hilda accuses Elsie of shopping her to the police. Albert advises Minnie to give Jed's stuff to the rag and bone man. A dealer offers Minnie £1 10/- for all Jed's stuff. The residents are disgusted. Jerry tells Sheila that now he's been married three years he can start divorce proceedings. Jack feels that Minnie should auction Jed's stuff and the residents should pay over the odds. Albert helps Minnie organise the auction. David feels he can't cope with talking to women all day any more. Jerry gets a solicitor. Elsie and Hilda make up. Minnie is amazed when the residents bid outrageous prices for Jed's junk. The auction makes £12 10/-. The caller tells Elsie she'll be seeing her tomorrow.


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  • TV Times synopsis: A grand auction at Minnie's and the anonymous caller puts in a new bid
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 8,700,000 homes (1st place).
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