|ITV transmission date||22nd May 1972 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Harry Driver|
|Director||Eric Prytherch (Uncredited)|
|Executive Producer||H.V. Kershaw|
|Previous episode||17th May 1972|
|Next episode||24th May 1972|
Rita refuses to return to Harry Bates but Len refuses to have her at No.9. The band starts up - Ernie on piano, Billy and Ken on trumpet and Alan on guitar. When Elsie refuses, Maggie takes Rita in. Stan discharges himself from hospital. Billy tells Annie about the brewery's offer - she calls him "Judas". Annie goes to the Brewery. Len goes to see Harry at his roadworks site.
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Rita Bates - Barbara Mullaney
- Billy Walker - Kenneth Farrington
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Maggie Clegg - Irene Sutcliffe
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Elsie Howard - Patricia Phoenix
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Alan Howard - Alan Browning
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Ernest Bishop - Stephen Hancock
- Kenneth Barlow - William Roache
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Ray Langton - Neville Buswell
- Jerry Booth - Graham Haberfield
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- Corner Shop
- 15a Coronation Street - Living room/kitchen
- Community Centre
- Builder's Yard - Office
- Roadworks site, Wythenshawe
- Eric Prytherch became producer from this episode onwards while H.V. Kershaw was again credited in his role as executive producer.
- Location filming at the roadworks site was conducted on the southern stretch of the M60 Motorway which opened in 1974. The filming site was near to the present-day Junction 6.
- TV Times synopsis: Rita Bates tries to move in on Len.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 6,200,000 homes (12th place).
- This episode was included in the Network DVD collection Coronation Street: The Best of 1970-1979, released on 25th July 2005.
|May 1972 episodes|
|Mon 1st • Wed 3rd • Mon 8th • Wed 10th • Mon 15th • Wed 17th
Mon 22nd • Wed 24th • Mon 29th • Wed 31st