|ITV transmission date||26th June 1972 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Harry Driver|
|Executive Producer||H.V. Kershaw|
|Previous episode||21st June 1972|
|Next episode||28th June 1972|
Len gets tickets from Alec Gilroy for the opening of the New Victoria Street Working Man's Club and invites Elsie and Alan. Minnie wants to start a coach to the Preston Guild. Elsie is well overdressed at the club to her embarrassment. Len is shocked when Rita appears on stage, singing. Stan thinks two men are pinching his customers and goes on the war path. Ray tells Stan the Henshaw brothers, Bert and Fred, have pinched his patch but Stan doesn't believe him. Albert organises a trip to the Preston Guild. The Henshaws call on Stan.
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Elsie Howard - Patricia Phoenix
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Maggie Clegg - Irene Sutcliffe
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Billy Walker - Kenneth Farrington
- Alan Howard - Alan Browning
- Kenneth Barlow - William Roache
- Minnie Caldwell - Margot Bryant
- Norma Ford - Diana Davies
- Ray Langton - Neville Buswell
- Rita Littlewood - Barbara Mullaney
- Alec Gilroy - Roy Barraclough
- Mrs Toft - Beatrice Neild
- Bert Henshaw - Paul Luty
- Fred Henshaw - Brian Glover
- Drunk - Peter Kerrigan
- First appearance of Alec Gilroy.
- Rita is credited as "Rita Littlewood" from this episode onwards.
- TV Times synopsis: Surprise meetings for Len and Stan.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 6,550,000 homes (7th place).
Rita Littlewood: "They named a sherry trifle after me at one Labour Club I played."
|June 1972 episodes|
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