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|ITV transmission date||22nd January 1979 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Esther Rose|
|Previous episode||17th January 1979|
|Next episode||24th January 1979|
Suzie is forced to tell Elsie the truth about London, that she had a lousy time and couldn't get any money. Betty offers to lend Fred the money but he is annoyed that she wouldn't in the first place and refuses the loan. Annie returns from Derby and finds Fred's IOU in the till. Suzie gets a job as a demonstrator from the Ted Thomas Associates agency. Annie is furious to discover Fred has been telling pals that he is the landlord at the Rovers when Alec Young and Frank Bebbington turn up and think she is one of the barmaids. He shows her he's got the £40 to repay the till but she is furious that he took it in the first place. She tells him not to do it again. Deirdre is asking £7,000 for No.5. Emily tells her she can always move in with her. Gail is shocked to discover Brian is Ivy Tilsley's son. Suzie is given the job of cooking German sausage in a supermarket dressed as a chef.
- Suzie Birchall - Cheryl Murray
- Gail Potter - Helen Worth
- Brian Tilsley - Christopher Quinten
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Deirdre Langton - Anne Kirkbride
- Tracy Langton - Christabel Finch
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Ron Mather - Joe Lynch
- Frank Bebbington - George Selway
- Alec Young - Max Smith
- Ted Thomas - David Calder
- Mr Woodhouse - Anthony Wingate
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and hallway
- 5 Coronation Street - Living room
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- Dawson's Cafe
- Unnamed Supermarket on Victoria Street
- TV Times synopsis: Annie Walker and Fred Gee clash when she discovers he has been borrowing from the Rovers' till to pay his gambling debts. Suzie Birchall gets a job from a modelling agency…but she's in for a surprise.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 16,350,000 viewers (6th place).
|January 1979 episodes|
|Mon 1st • Wed 3rd • Mon 8th • Wed 10th • Mon 15th • Wed 17th
Mon 22nd • Wed 24th • Mon 29th • Wed 31st