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Episode 865 (7th April 1969)

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Episode 865
Production code P228/865
ITV transmission date 7th April 1969 (Monday)
Stories by Harry Driver
Esther Rose
Anthea Ingham
Writer Peter Eckersley
Designer Knowles Bentley
Director Tim Jones
Executive Producer H.V. Kershaw
Previous episode 2nd April 1969
Next episode 9th April 1969


Dave avoids Elsie. The Ogdens go walking in the country but end up waiting on a disused station. The pensioners boycott Albert's Easter Monday coach trip to Bury to visit the Fusiliers' Museum. Gordon thinks of moving away.


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  • TV Times synopsis: The good earth for Stan and Hilda, and Dave Smith goes to ground.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 5,400,000 homes (9th place). This somewhat low figure in comparison to surrounding episodes is explained by this edition being transmitted on Easter Monday - a public holiday.
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