Ken objects to taking the blame for the break-up in the Langtons' marriage. He's worried about his reputation. He tries to persuade Deirdre to divorce Ray, citing Janice. To Mavis' embarrassment the Faircloughs are amused to discover Eddie spent the night in the flat. Len is shocked to discover Ray is divorcing Deirdre because of the letter he wrote to Ray informing him of Ken's involvement. Deirdre realises Len wrote to Ray hoping to reconcile Ray and her. She feels that Ken can have no real feelings for her. Eddie spends another evening with Mavis. He hears the noise too. Deirdre is upset that her relationship with Ken is obviously over. Eddie is scared of the noises.
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Deirdre Langton - Anne Kirkbride
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Renee Roberts - Madge Hindle
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Tracy Langton - Christabel Finch
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley (Uncredited)
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- Corner Shop
- The Kabin
- The Kabin flat
- Annie Walker mentions that it is nineteen years since Florrie Lindley arrived at the Corner Shop which then had a chair for customers which Maggie Clegg disposed of.
- TV Times synopsis: Ray Langton is suing Deirdre for divorce and citing Ken Barlow. Who who tipped them off about their affair? Eddie Yeats continues to investigate the strange noises in Mavis Riley's flat, and gets a fright. Note: This synopsis appeared in the magazine in August, which went to press before the start of the 1979 ITV strike.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 12,850,000 viewers (18th place).
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