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Episode number 68
ITV broadcast date 7th August 1961 (Monday)
Production code P228/68
Writer Barbara Clegg
Director Richard Everitt
Previous episode 2nd August 1961
Next episode 9th August 1961



Ken goes for a post, teaching history at a public school in Surrey. Albert's niece, Valerie, calls on him to tell him his brother Alfred has got the post of Station Master in Glasgow. She asks him if she can stay with him when her family move there and he is delighted. Ken sees Valerie and falls for her. Nancy has a heart attack and Dr. Graham is sent for. Concepta wins Lucille over by taking her to the Bank Holiday fair. Lucille finds a pill box in the Street and keeps it. Dr. Graham panics when he realises he's lost some sleeping pills.



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  • First appearance of Valerie Tatlock.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 4,524,000 homes (8th place). Of all of the episodes in the year which appeared in the viewing charts, this was the lowest-rating, due in no small part to it being transmitted on August Bank Holiday Monday.
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