Betty worries that Fred will get hurt whilst he looks for a wife. Hilda needs a new brush to clean the factory. Steve agrees to her having one. She puts a bill in for new cleaning equipment. Mike refuses to give any to her, thinking she'll use it all at home. Renee worries that Daisy Hibbert's having trouble at home with Joe. Alf thinks she's fussing over nothing. Fred's date stands him up. Hilda refuses to clean the factory until she gets new cleaning equipment. Len and Ray work overtime on the hotel job to meet the finishing date. Fred takes an interest in Alma Walsh when he discovers she isn't married. Mike accuses Hilda of cutting up her broom. She threatens to strike so he sacks her.
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Ida Clough - Helene Palmer
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Steve Fisher - Lawrence Mullin
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Renee Roberts - Madge Hindle
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- Baldwin's Casuals - Sewing room and office
- The Flying Horse - Public
- TV Times synopsis: Hilda Ogden demands new cleaning gear from employer Mike Baldwin - and gets a shock.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 12,850,000 viewers (4th place).
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