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|ITV transmission date||19th December 1979 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by|| Peter Tonkinson|
|Director||Mary McMurray and Laurence Moody|
|Previous episode||17th December 1979|
|Next episode||24th December 1979|
Bert puts a bolt on Brian's door to give him and Gail some privacy. Mike rows with Suzie for coming to work late. She accuses him of being narked at her shunning him. Suzie gives Mike a week's notice. She uses his office phone to call some friends. Mike catches her and throws her out, telling her she's sacked. She calls him vindictive. Hilda sells her Christmas Club at the shop to Vera for £20 to go to France. Brian and Gail return from honeymoon to No.5. Gail tells him he's got to stick up for her against Ivy. Ron Mather arrives looking for Elsie. Suzie decides to leave the Street and seek her fortune in London.
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Bert Tilsley - Peter Dudley
- Suzie Birchall - Cheryl Murray
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Ida Clough - Helene Palmer
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Brian Tilsley - Christopher Quinten
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 5 Coronation Street - Living room
- Baldwin's Casuals - Sewing room and office
- The Kabin
- Unknown streets in Weatherfield
- Last appearance of Suzie Birchall until 24th January 1983.
- TV Times synopsis: What's behind the sudden appearance of Elsie Tanner's boyfriend, Ron Mather, alone and worried? Suzie Birchall gets a shock from boss Mike Baldwin - and has to work out a new future.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 15,800,000 viewers (6th place).
|December 1979 episodes|
|Mon 3rd • Wed 5th • Mon 10th • Wed 12th • Mon 17th • Wed 19th • Mon 24th • Wed 26th • Mon 31st|