|ITV transmission date||11th December 1972 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Harry Driver|
|Executive Producer||H.V. Kershaw|
|Previous episode||6th December 1972|
|Next episode||13th December 1972|
Rita worries that Alan is drinking too much. When Albert mislays the Community Centre Christmas decorations, Ernie orders him to find them. Albert threatens to resign. Stan thinks of retiring and letting Hilda do all the work. Elsie becomes suspicious of Alan's involvement with Rita. Bet, Norma and Elsie go to The Capricorn club along with Ken, to Alan's surprise. Ernie and Emily organise a 40's night at the Rovers. Ernie gets Albert to take back his resignation. Lucille tells Hilda that Stan is thinking of retiring.
- Alan Howard - Alan Browning
- Rita Littlewood - Barbara Mullaney
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Ernest Bishop - Stephen Hancock
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Billy Walker - Kenneth Farrington
- Elsie Howard - Patricia Phoenix
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Norma Ford - Diana Davies
- Ray Langton - Neville Buswell
- Jerry Booth - Graham Haberfield
- Lucille Hewitt - Jennifer Moss
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Derek Hilton accompanies Rita Littlewood in her rehearsing but is uncredited.
- TV Times synopsis: Ladies night at the Capricorn.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 7,161,000 homes (4th place).
|December 1972 episodes|
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