Ad blocker interference detected!
Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers
Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.
|ITV transmission date||1st August 1979 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by|| Esther Rose|
|Previous episode||30th July 1979|
|Next episode||6th August 1979|
Bert tells Ivy that Brian is moving to Stockport to get away from home. Hilda buys a chart to teach herself how to play the piano. Fred is furious that Eddie stole from Betty and threatens him. Eddie tells him about Herbie Cook. Fred warns him he'd better get the clock back. Len isn't pleased that Ken and Deirdre are away together. Bert tells Ivy that her selfishness is ruining their marriage. She breaks down and begs forgiveness. Hilda uses the Rovers' piano to learn Beautiful Dreamer. Gail is surprised when Ivy makes the first move towards a reconciliation. Annie stops Hilda from using the pub piano as she's putting the drinkers off. Mike's alarm at the factory keeps going off. Eddie tells Betty he can't find Herbie and asks her to wait twenty-four hours before contacting the police but she doesn't know if Herbie exists or not. Ivy tells Gail she'd be welcome to live at No.5 after she's married to Brian. Brian feels that he doesn't want to live with Ivy again.
- Bert Tilsley - Peter Dudley
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Gail Potter - Helen Worth
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Suzie Birchall - Cheryl Murray
- Brian Tilsley - Christopher Quinten
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 5 Coronation Street - Living room
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen, hallway and back yard
- 37 Hillside Crescent - Living room
- TV Times synopsis: Will Fred Gee and Eddie Yeats come to blows over Betty Turpin's stolen clock? Ivy Tilsley makes a surprise offer to her son Brian and fiancée Gail.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 12,650,000 viewers (3rd place).
|August 1979 episodes|
|Wed 1st • Mon 6th • Wed 8th|