Deirdre worries about her suntan. Mavis amazes everyone with Pedro. The girls all go to the club where he works. Rita dances a flamenco. Blanche is worried about Billy opening the pub after hours. Paul Meggitt and Tony Bolton steal stuff from the warehouse and store it at Billy's garage. Pedro swears undying love to Mavis. Ernie feels awful about lying to Granny but she isn't bothered. Fred Bolton realises the jackets are missing but says nothing to Ken. Mavis realises her fling with Pedro was just a holiday romance. The ladies worry as the return plane sets off without Bet who stays behind to be with Martin Barrett but he tells her to get lost as it was just a holiday fling.


Regular castEdit

Guest castEdit



  • This and the previous episode feature the first foreign location filming to be conducted for the programme. There were two main sites used in Majorca: the hotel scenes were filmed at the Ola Hotel Bermudas, Calle de Pinzones, 20, Palma Nova (the latter place-name being specifically mentioned by Bet Lynch in the previous episode) and the scene with Hilda Ogden and Emily Bishop taking the photograph of the donkey was shot outside the Luxor Supermarket at Passeig Mar, 44, again in Palma Nova. The bar terrace scenes with Bet Lynch and Martin Barrett were filmed further up the coast at the western end of the island around the resort of Camp De Mar. The terrace is located at the Playa Hotel, Avda. de la Playa, 1. The wooden causeway to the small island which can be seen in the footage over which the end credits run still exists.
  • Writer Adele Rose travelled with the crew on location in case last-minute rewrites were necessary. Quentin Lawrence directed these film sequences while back in Manchester Nick Burrell-Davis rehearsed and directed the studio sequences.
  • TV Times synopsis: Will Bet take up the invitation to stay on in Majorca?
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 7,050,000 homes (6th place).
  • This episode was included on the Granada and Windsong Video Coronation Street 1974 released on 5th November 1990.
October 1974 episodes
Wed 2ndMon 7thWed 9thMon 14thWed 16thMon 21stWed 23rdMon 28thWed 30th