Annie tells the staff of the Rovers she's going away for at least a month. Jerry makes a date with Mavis Riley for the evening after waving to her when he sees her going to work at the Warehouse. Relief manager, Glyn Thomas, turns up but doesn't make himself known immediately, preferring to see how the land lies. Rita is worried that the shop won't be profitable. Annie and Elsie make up their differences. Mavis tells Jerry she's tired of working at the Warehouse. When Len refuses to give Rita an assistant, she tells him that he can keep the job.
- Jerry Booth - Graham Haberfield
- Ray Langton - Neville Buswell
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Elsie Howard - Patricia Phoenix
- Alan Howard - Alan Browning
- Rita Littlewood - Barbara Mullaney
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug, hallway and back room
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room and hallway
- First appearance of Mavis Riley since 5th April 1972 and is now a regular character.
- TV Times synopsis: Who is the new manager of the Rovers?
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 6,450,000 homes (6th place).
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