Annie Sugden visits Janie Blakey at the forgeRuth Merrick later speaks to Rev Edward Ruskin who persuades her to return
Emmie ep 130 21 jan 1974

The Skilbeck twins are christened.

to TomFrank and Janey Blakey are getting ready to leave Beckindale and move to Essex. The Sugdens get ready for the christening of the twins Samuel and Sally Skilbeck. The christening service takes place at St Mary's.


Guest cast

Writer - Neville Siggs
Director - Michael Snow
Producer - Robert D Cardona

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Final appearance of Ruth Merrick until Episode 593 (8th July 1980), and final appearance of Lynn Dalby in the role. From 1980 onwards she was known as Pat and played by Helen Weir.

Final appearance of Frank Blakey.

Final appearance of Janie Blakey until Episode 1074 (12th August 1986) and final appearance of Diane Grayson in the role. Lesley Duff played Janie in 1986.