Episode 71
Production code P228/71
ITV transmission date 16th August 1961 (Wednesday)
Serial editor H.V. Kershaw
Writer Tony Warren
Designer Denis Parkin
Director Howard Baker
Producer Derek Granger
Previous episode 14th August 1961
Next episode 21st August 1961


Annie gives up her elocution lessons. Walter Fletcher has to back out of the shop venture. Florrie tells Albert she could pay her bills if her customers settled their accounts. He suggests getting in a debt collector. Val agrees to go to a concert with Ken. The Walkers view The Royal Oak. Supervisor Norman Chadwick leaves the GPO and Frank is given his job. He wants Ida to give up work. Ken is put on the short list for the Surrey job. Frank and Ida plan a holiday. Paul has convulsions causing Linda to fetch Elsie. Ken takes Val to a Tchaikovsky concert.


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  • TV Times: The warm, human story of a street full of ordinary people; their hopes and their dreams; their laughter and their tears (This generic synopsis did not appear in all regional editions)
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 5,741,000 homes (2nd place).
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