Mavis returns from holidaying in the Isle of Man. Mike tells Elsie to move Terri Clayton up to the machine room from packing. She starts her as a learner. Alf and Renee enjoy the fact that people are talking about them. Rita discovers that Len has told Ralph Lancaster she isn't singing anymore. Ralph offers her three nights work. Mavis reveals Derek spent a day with her on holiday. Ivy feels it's suspicious that Terri is a learner as Mike doesn't like training people up. Renee is embarrassed by Alf's attention. Rita tells Len she's considering Ralph's offer.
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Elsie Howard - Patricia Phoenix
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Renee Bradshaw - Madge Hindle
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Ernest Bishop - Stephen Hancock
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- Baldwin's Casuals - Sewing room and office
- The Kabin
- Gatsby Club
- First appearance of Vera Duckworth since 22nd June 1977.
- First appearance of Ivy Tilsley since 22nd June 1977.
- TV Times synopsis: Rita Fairclough is offered a chance to return to showbusiness, but husband Len doesn't approve. Who's the new girl in Mike Baldwin's life?
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 13,887,000 viewers (8th place).
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