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|ITV transmission date||20th July 1977 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by|| Esther Rose|
|Script editor||Leslie Duxbury|
|Previous episode||18th July 1977|
|Next episode||25th July 1977|
Annie is horrified as the drinkers leave because of the lack of beer in the Rovers. She is forced to ration the remaining beer. Renee has to go to Lancaster to look after her mother and she asks Betty to look after the shop. Annie is forced to buy all Renee's beer to sell at the Rovers, before discovering the strike is off. Stan and Eddie sell their beer until the Brewery can deliver. Ted Brownlow wants a date with Elsie but she puts him off. Hilda hears that brewing beer is illegal and pulls the plug out of the bath. She is horrified to discover it isn't illegal after all. Elsie is upset to receive a letter from Alan Howard telling her that they could never get back together and he wants a divorce.
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Gail Potter - Helen Worth
- Suzie Birchall - Cheryl Murray
- Elsie Howard - Patricia Phoenix
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Ray Langton - Neville Buswell
- Renee Bradshaw - Madge Hindle
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Ernest Bishop - Stephen Hancock
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Alan Howard - Alan Browning (Voice only - see note below)
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug and hallway
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and bathroom
- Corner Shop
- Alan Howard (Alan Browning) is credited but does not appear in this episode. Instead, the actor is used to deliver voice-over material, which is heard as Elsie reads a letter from her estranged husband.
- TV Times synopsis: It sounds as if Elsie Howard is contemplating a reunion with Alan - and then a letter turns up…
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 6,050,000 homes (13th place).
|July 1977 episodes|
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