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Episode 96 (13th November 1961)

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Episode 96
Production code P228/96
ITV transmission date 13th November 1961 (Monday)
Stories by Vince Powell
Harry Driver
Editor John Finch
Writer Jack Rosenthal
Designer Denis Parkin
Director Roger Jenkins
Producer Derek Granger
Previous episode 8th November 1961
Next episode 15th November 1961


The Walkers worry about the takeover bid for the brewery. Lenny Phillips asks Dennis to put someone called Rupert up for the night. Elsie gets a letter from Arnold apologising for the anonymous letter which was in fact sent by Norah Dawson. Ivan contemplates living in Canada. Newton & Ridley are taken over by Oates and Co. Elsie apologises to Ena. The Cheveskis feel Paul would be better off in Canada. Dennis brings Rupert home - it is a performing monkey. Elsie returns home early and finds the monkey in her kitchen sink.


Regular castEdit

Guest CastEdit


  • TV Times synopsis: Elsie apologises, a mystery is solved and peace is declared in the Street. Linda and Ivan talk about the future, and Dennis has a friend from show business to stay the night.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 7,258,000 homes (1st place).

Notable dialogueEdit

Ena Sharples (in response to Elsie Tanner's apology): "That letter you got - it didn't say nowt that wasn't true, did it?"

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