|ITV transmission date||3rd October 1962 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by||Harry Driver|
|Previous episode||1st October 1962|
|Next episode||8th October 1962|
The Hewitts' party is shattered by the news about Christopher. Ena and Martha take charge of a distraught Annie and Concepta is sedated. The police take over. Concepta disappears and is found searching the streets by Florrie. The police find the pram on wasteland. Det Sergeant Sowman discovers Lucille was jealous of Christopher. The residents enquire around the neighbourhood. Lucille reveals she left Christopher with a girl from school, Brenda Cowan.
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Jack Walker - Arthur Leslie
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Frank Barlow - Frank Pemberton
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Martha Longhurst - Lynne Carol
- Concepta Hewitt - Doreen Keogh
- Harry Hewitt - Ivan Beavis
- Lucille Hewitt - Jennifer Moss
- Valerie Barlow - Anne Reid
- Kenneth Barlow - William Roache
- Florrie Lindley - Betty Alberge
- Leonard Swindley - Arthur Lowe
- Miss Nugent - Eileen Derbyshire
- Doreen Lostock - Angela Crow
- Sheila Birtles - Eileen Mayers
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 7 Coronation Street - Back room and hallway
- Corner Shop
- Rosamund Street exterior
- Gamma Garments
- Unknown street
- The Croft
- A boy who the Constable speaks to on the Croft where the pram is found is uncredited, despite having several lines of dialogue.
- At the time of production of this episode, Anna Cropper, appearing in the guest role of Joan Akers, was married to William Roache.
- TV Times synopsis: The Street unites against the common enemy
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 8,406,000 homes (1st place, and the programme's highest figure to date although this was quickly was superseded by the next episode).
- This episode was included in the Network DVD collection Coronation Street: The Best of 1960-1969, released on 31st July 2006.
|October 1962 episodes|
|Mon 1st • Wed 3rd • Mon 8th • Wed 10th • Mon 15th • Wed 17th
Mon 22nd • Wed 24th • Mon 29th • Wed 31st