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A property developer wants to flatten the street to make new buildings. Householder George Roper is happy to take the offered money and run but his wife Mildred join with other residents to take a stand and keep things as they are.
Today (1968) was a genuine live Thames Television local news/discussion programme fronted by Bill Grundy; it was on this show, in the Wednesday 1st December 1976 edition, that Sex Pistols had their infamous "Filth and the Fury" encounter with the presenter (for which he was suspended).
Sir Edmund Weir:
Sorry to have kept you waiting. I've been in The House. The Prime Minister has been talking for over an hour.
Chrissy: Oh really? What about?
Sir Edmund Weir: He didn't say
When Mildred is washing her car parked in front of the sign Myddleton Terrace the original and true sign can be seen behind a dustbin.
The scene in which George, wandering around Thames Television's studios, encounters Jack Smethurst and Rudolph Walker discussing chess in the bar is routinely excised due to the outdated racist language used by Roper.