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|ITV transmission date||14th August 1978 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Esther Rose|
|Script editor||Leslie Duxbury|
|Previous episode||9th August 1978|
|Next episode||16th August 1978|
The police tell Elsie it is now a crime to hit a child, but let her off with a warning. The Kabin cafe is closed and Rita starts a record selection. Dawson's Cafe opens with Emily running it. Janice Stubbs is taken on as waitress. Joe Dawson is furious when trade is slow. Wendy Williams calls on Fred and tells him her husband is up to his old tricks. Wendy feels that she could be happy with Fred. He feels uncomfortable as she stares at him all the time. He allows her to stay the night at the Rovers, but gets Betty to act as chaperone. Mavis is upset by rockers at The Kabin.
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Ray Langton - Neville Buswell
- Tracy Langton - Christabel Finch
- Deirdre Langton - Anne Kirkbride
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Steve Fisher - Lawrence Mullin
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Suzie Birchall - Cheryl Murray
- PC Handley - John Pickles
- Janice Stubbs - Angela Bruce
- Joe Dawson - Peter Schofield
- Wendy Williams - Mary Wray
- Boy - Philip Pollitt
- Coronation Street exterior - Ginnel
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, hallway and back room
- 5 Coronation Street - Living room
- 9 Coronation Street - Back yard
- 11 Coronation Street - Back yard
- The Kabin
- Dawson's Cafe
- TV Times synopsis: An old girlfriend of Fred Gee turns up to cause him trouble. Meanwhile, it's Len and Rita Fairclough's first day in the pop record business.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 12,700,000 viewers (2nd place).
|August 1978 episodes|
|Wed 2nd • Mon 7th • Wed 9th • Mon 14th • Wed 16th • Mon 21st • Wed 23rd • Mon 28th • Wed 30th|