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|ITV transmission date||25th May 1977 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by|| Esther Rose|
|Script editor||Leslie Duxbury|
|Previous episode||23rd May 1977|
|Next episode||30th May 1977|
Elaine Dennett tells Elsie she works with Alan and they are having an affair. She asks her to give Alan a divorce so she can marry him. Eddie wants Hilda to go into business with him, making curtains. Elsie realises that Alan has been using her as an excuse not to marry Elaine. Eddie buys a load of curtain material off Tiny Stubbs. He and Hilda go into business. Elsie asks Ted's advice on the divorce. She realises Alan is conning Elaine and doesn't want to marry her. Ted advises her to tell Elaine the truth. She does but Elaine doesn't believe her. Elsie tells her she will divorce Alan. Mike catches Hilda making curtains on his machine and discovers she's making them whilst he's paying her to clean. He tells her she can't make any more. Emily plans to play Queen Elizabeth the First on the Street's Silver Jubilee float but Annie tells Ernie she's playing her and has ordered her costume already.
- Renee Bradshaw - Madge Hindle
- Gail Potter - Helen Worth
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Suzie Birchall - Cheryl Murray
- Elsie Howard - Patricia Phoenix
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie (Credited as "Lynn Perrie")
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Ernest Bishop - Stephen Hancock
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- Baldwin's Casuals - Sewing room and office
- Derelict factory site
- TV Times synopsis: Why has Alan Howard's new girlfriend, Elaine Dennett, travelled from Newcastle just to see his wife Elsie.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 5,345,000 homes (chart placing unknown). Of the episodes transmitted in 1977 that were measured in millions of homes viewing as opposed to millions of viewers (the changeover occurred on 1st August), this was the least-watched episode of the year.
|May 1977 episodes|
|Mon 2nd • Wed 4th • Mon 9th • Wed 11th • Mon 16th • Wed 18th • Mon 23rd • Wed 25th • Mon 30th|