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|ITV transmission date||30th January 1980 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by|| Peter Tonkinson|
|Previous episode||28th January 1980|
|Next episode||4th February 1980|
Stan tells Hilda the £3 was a bet from Fred and the house is tidy as Lorna Ferguson tidied up. She refuses to believe Lorna exists. Elsie starts work at Jim's Cafe. Ken and Alf looks for somewhere for Ena to stay as her flat is being decorated. Fred tells Hilda that Stan has been renting the house out to couples. She is horrified and threatens Stan with a poker for using the house for lust and immorality. Eddie turns up with Lorna - Hilda is surprised that she's so respectable. Hilda encourages Lorna to go steady with Eddie who gets nervous that marriage is being hinted at. Elsie makes Len realise that Rita left him because he's selfish. Ken cooks Deirdre a meal. Len makes an announcement in the Rovers that Rita has left him. Elsie agrees to take Ena in, mainly to stop people gossiping about her and Len. Ken feels he has to propose to Deirdre when she tells that him she's open to offers.
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Deirdre Langton - Anne Kirkbride
- Tracy Langton - Christabel Finch
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Bert Tilsley - Peter Dudley
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Ida Clough - Helene Palmer
- Jim Sedgewick - Michael O'Hagan
- Lorna Ferguson - Annie Hulley
- Vic - Mark Fletcher
- Fangio - Peter Dean
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- Jim's Cafe
- Annie Hulley makes a pre-Gwen Loveday appearance as Lorna Ferguson.
- TV Times synopsis: The question of marriage is raised by Deirdre Langton and Ken Barlow - what will their decision be? Hilda Ogden finds out what Stan and Eddie Yeats were up to while she was in France - and the sparks fly…
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 18,250,000 viewers (5th place).
|January 1980 episodes|
|Wed 2nd • Mon 7th • Wed 9th • Mon 14th • Wed 16th • Mon 21st • Wed 23rd • Mon 28th • Wed 30th|