|ITV transmission date||7th March 1977 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Esther Rose|
|Script editor||Leslie Duxbury|
|Previous episode||2nd March 1977|
|Next episode||9th March 1977|
Elsie agrees to let Suzie stay another week when she buys her a birthday present. Bet refuses to leave No.5. Suzie buys Elsie a face mask. To please her Suzie decides to clean her soot-filled chimney with a brick. Len receives an invite to Stanley Fairclough's wedding. Rita tells him she'd like to go with him. He tells her how Stanley doesn't really want him to go. Suzie drops the brick down the wrong chimney and covers the Ogdens' parlour, and the Ogdens themselves, in soot.
- Gail Potter - Helen Worth
- Suzie Birchall - Cheryl Murray
- Elsie Howard - Patricia Phoenix
- Rita Littlewood - Barbara Mullaney
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Renee Bradshaw - Madge Hindle
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen, hallway and yard
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen
- The Kabin
- TV Times synopsis: Who ends up covered in soot when Suzie Birchall and Gail Potter try to sweep Elsie Howard's chimney?
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 9,150,000 homes (4th place).
- This episode was included in the Network DVD collection Coronation Street: The Best of 1970-1979, released on 25th July 2005.
|March 1977 episodes|
|Wed 2nd • Mon 7th • Wed 9th • Mon 14th • Wed 16th • Mon 21st • Wed 23rd • Mon 28th • Wed 30th|