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Episode number 1963
ITV broadcast date 23rd January 1980 (Wednesday)
Production code P694/963
Writer Barry Hill
Director Alan Bromly
Previous episode 21st January 1980
Next episode 28th January 1980



Elsie cooks for Len. She tells him he should swallow his pride; his marriage is worth fighting for. Eddie goes for his dinner with Lorna Ferguson. Rita gives Mavis her address in Salford. Brian is annoyed that Jim Sedgewick is working Gail too hard. Fred gives Stan £3 to let him entertain a woman at No.13 for the evening. Elsie advises Mavis to give Len Rita's address, telling her she's the only one who can reconcile them. She gives him the address. Eddie tells Stan he wants to entertain Lorna in the house; Fred will have to go somewhere else. Ralph Lancaster shows Rita the flat and offers it to her rent-free. He tells her her future bookings at the Gatsby rely on whether or not she takes the flat. Len arrives and is furious to see Ralph. Ralph tells him Rita's finished with him but Len scares him off. Len promises to do the alterations to No.9 but Rita tells him he's only missing her as a housekeeper. She tells him she's a woman but he's too wrapped up in his grotty world to see that. He hits her across the face. She breaks down and throws him out. Elsie helps Gail out at the cafe. Sedgewick is impressed at the way she handles Clarkie, one of the lorry drivers. He offers her a job but she refuses it. Fred and Eddie clash over using No.13. Eddie throws Fred and his girl out. Len returns to Rita's flat to find she's gone.



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