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Deirdre is delighted that Emily and Arnold are engaged. Arnold buys Emily an engagement ring and drinks all round. Deirdre persuades Emily to throw a party. Renee starts driving lessons with Jim Lorimer. Alf is jealous. The Robertses put the shop up for sale. Mavis is shattered by the news of Emily's engagement and she gets depressed at the party. The Ogdens are annoyed not to be invited. Betty thinks Flora Swain is frosty. Deirdre remembers that it's her fifth wedding anniversary but she tells Ken that she doesn't feel depressed. With Martin out at a disco, Elsie falls asleep on the sofa with her cigarette still alight.


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  • TV Times synopsis: There's an engagement party in The Street - but who will be going to the knees-up?
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 12,400,000 viewers (4th place).
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