Episode 772
Production code P228/772
ITV transmission date 8th May 1968 (Wednesday)
Stories by Harry Driver
Susan Pleat
Leslie Duxbury
Writer Adele Rose
Designer Colin Rees
Director Bill Podmore
Executive Producer Richard Everitt
Previous episode 6th May 1968
Next episode 13th May 1968


The residents are shocked to discover someone has broken the shop window. Gordon is furious but covers up for Les having smashed it with an empty bottle. Jenny gets Elsie an interview at Ashworths. Les tells Maggie he can't help himself anymore. She tries to cover up for him but worries how they'll pay for it. Hilda thinks Stan broke the window whilst drunk. Val drinks with Ray in the Rovers rather than cook Ken's dinner. Dennis tells Elsie he borrowed the money from a moneylender, at 48% interest. Thinking the Cleggs are insured, Hilda makes Stan confess. The Cleggs are astounded.


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  • In this episode, the frontage of No. 13 was filmed in its new setting of the outdoor Grape Street set. It was the first house on the terraced side of the street to be seen in this way, closely followed by No. 9 in the next episode.
  • TV Times synopsis: Who smashed the window?
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 7,050,000 homes (6th place).
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