|ITV transmission date||5th April 1971 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Harry Driver|
|Executive Producer||H.V. Kershaw|
|Previous episode||31st March 1971|
|Next episode||7th April 1971|
Albert tells Elsie a woman nearly ran him over and Alan was in the car. With Annie on her cruise, Lucille, Betty and Bet pamper Billy. Margaret Lacey keeps the twins in their room on their birthday as they were worked up and Peter was throwing food around. Lucille thinks it's barbaric but decides to wait until after the party to tell Ken the truth about Margaret. Alan meets Barbara Bromley again. Margaret, Ken, Albert and Lucille throw a party for the twins. Lucille is about to tell Ken about Margaret but Margaret tells him herself. She admits she bullied at the orphanage sometimes but she wanted to prove herself. Lucille tells her she'll never change. Margaret resigns as doubt has been sown and she feels Ken will never trust her. Elsie thinks Alan has been working overtime but Billy tells her he hasn't.
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Billy Walker - Kenneth Farrington
- Lucille Hewitt - Jennifer Moss
- Elsie Howard - Patricia Phoenix (Credited as "Elsie Tanner")
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Alan Howard - Alan Browning
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Kenneth Barlow - William Roache
- Peter Barlow - Christopher Dormer
- Susan Barlow - Wendy Jane Walker
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug, back room, hallway/stairs
- 3 Coronation Street - Back rooms
- 11 Coronation Street - Back rooms
- Canal Garage
- Barbara Bromley's office
- Last appearance of Peter Barlow until 29th September 1971 and final appearance of Christopher Dormer in the role. The role is taken over by Mark Duncan in his next appearance.
- Last appearance of Susan Barlow until 29th September 1971.
- TV Times synopsis: Double-six at the Barlow's - but it's a cat-and-mouse game.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 7,800,000 homes (3rd place).
|April 1971 episodes|
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