Episode 879
Production code P228/879
ITV transmission date 26th May 1969 (Monday)
Stories by Harry Driver
Esther Rose
Anthea Ingham
Writer Ron McDonnell
Designer Roy Graham
Director Tony Wharmby
Executive Producer H.V. Kershaw
Previous episode 21st May 1969
Next episode 28th May 1969


Dickie decides to fix the machines for Eddie Goulden. Emily tells Ray that Len is drawing more money than usual on expenses. The Ogdens plan a Bank Holiday bring-a-bottle party. Elsie persuades Dickie to stick firm with the promise of Ray as a heavy. The rain ruins Stan's barbeque. Bill Blakeley gives Dickie the sack because he's an easy touch.


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  • TV Times synopsis: In which Hilda climbs the social ladder and Dickie falls off.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 5,100,000 homes (14th place). This somewhat low figure in comparison to surrounding episodes is explained by this edition being transmitted on Whit Monday Bank Holiday
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