|ITV transmission date||20th November 1972 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Harry Driver|
|Executive Producer||H.V. Kershaw|
|Previous episode||15th November 1972|
|Next episode||22nd November 1972|
Hilda suggests Benny names the club "The Capricorn" and puts herself forward as the cleaner. Alan goes for a business lunch with Jimmy Frazer at The Vine and cancels an appointment with Elsie to do so. She follows him there and catches him, Jimmy and two floozies - Deirdre Hunt and her friend Annie drinking there together. Rita decides to take the job of hostess at the Club, keeping on the Betting Shop as well. Ken starts looking for Sharon Duffy. Mayor Harold Chapman tells Len he's in for a chance of being the next Mayor of Weatherfield and tells him to look out for a suitable Mayoress.
- Alan Howard - Alan Browning
- Elsie Howard - Patricia Phoenix
- Rita Littlewood - Barbara Mullaney
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Norma Ford - Diana Davies
- Maggie Clegg - Irene Sutcliffe
- Kenneth Barlow - William Roache
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Billy Walker - Kenneth Farrington
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Deirdre Hunt - Anne Kirkbride (Credited as "Ann Kirkbride")
- Benny Lewis - Jeremy Young
- James Frazer - John Barrie
- Brenda - Danni Marks
- Alderman Chapman - Frank Crompton
- First appearance of Deirdre Hunt and last appearance until 26th March 1973.
- TV Times synopsis: Frazer, an out-of-town businessman with a finger in many pies, tries to get Alan interested in a business deal about which Elsie is none too happy.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 7,000,000 homes (6th place).
|November 1972 episodes|
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