David spends Christmas with his pilot in a posh flat in London and gets involved with the pilot's sister. Meanwhile Sheila throws herself at Colin while drunk and depressed. In the Ashton household, the Porters have come for Christmas, but Mrs Porter finds out about Margaret and Michael and their baby. She wants to tell her son, but her husband is trying to stop her. There is an atmosphere of deadly depression affecting everyone, and Jean Ashton is sinking deeper and deeper into herself. At the end though, Philip comes home on leave and she brightens up.
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3 March 1971 (UK)
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Because of industrial action this is one of eight episodes to have been recorded in black and white. See more
There is a TV set in the London flat. Even if it were one of the handful around before the war, it certainly wouldn't have been of that size. See more
Opening credits prologue: Liverpool December 1942 See more