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|ITV transmission date||12th June 1972 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Harry Driver|
|Executive Producer||H.V. Kershaw|
|Previous episode||7th June 1972|
|Next episode||14th June 1972|
Alan tells Elsie to spend the money how she wants. She calls Len and Jerry in. The residents wonder what she's having done. Hilda thinks she's doing up her front room to keep up with the Ogdens. Ray entertains Sue at the Rovers to everyone's surprise as they consider her too posh for him. Sue likes Ray but asks him not to constantly shoot lines at her. Elsie has a pink bathroom suite installed to Alan's amazement. Norma tells Maggie that her father is in a miners' home in North Wales. Maggie is surprised he can afford it. Norma says he was well insured. After realising the work at No.11 is taking place upstairs, Hilda tells Stan to snoop while window cleaning. Stan refuses. Len thinks Ray is just a joke to Sue and pays up on the bet in front of her to give Ray an escape. He's astonished when Ray manages to play it smooth and Sue doesn't mind the bet.
- Jerry Booth - Graham Haberfield
- Norma Ford - Diana Davies
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Elsie Howard - Patricia Phoenix
- Alan Howard - Alan Browning
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Maggie Clegg - Irene Sutcliffe
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Ray Langton - Neville Buswell
- Lucille Hewitt - Jennifer Moss
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 11 Coronation Street - Back rooms, bathroom, hall
- Corner Shop - Shop, accommodation
- Tommy Silcock (Ivor Roberts) is credited, but doesn't appear.
- This episode carries no director credit, either on-screen or in TV Times.
- TV Times synopsis: Ray courts money - and Elsie spends it.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 6,450,000 homes (7th place).
Hilda Ogden: “What's a bucket of hot water?”
Betty Turpin: “It's not as if you ever use any, is it? You've got to do a lot of cleaning to use that water.”
Norma Ford: “You've upset him, Mr Tatlock.” Albert Tatlock: “Passes an hour or two.”
|June 1972 episodes|
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