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|ITV transmission date||7th May 1980 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by|| Peter Tonkinson|
|Director||John Michael Phillips|
|Previous episode||5th May 1980|
|Next episode||12th May 1980|
Deirdre makes Emily excited about her date with Arnold. Rita offers Louise an extra £1 a week to return. When she refuses Rita gives her her cards. Deirdre makes Emily up and she goes for a French meal with Arnold. Bert and Ivy look forward to their holiday in Benidorm with the Duckworths. Brian sells his record player to help with the deposit. Louise's father, Jack Clayton, accuses Rita of sacking his daughter and argues with her. She sees him off. Annie tells Elsie she's worried that Bet is heading for a fall with Dan Johnson. Ivy gives Brian and Gail the £300 they need to make their deposit up.
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Brian Tilsley - Christopher Quinten
- Deirdre Langton - Anne Kirkbride
- Tracy Langton - Christabel Finch
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Bert Tilsley - Peter Dudley
- Arnold Swain - George Waring
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room, hallway and kitchen
- 5 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- The Kabin
- Jim's Cafe
- TV Times synopsis: Will Deirdre succeed in making Emily keep her date with Arnold Swain, instead of chickening out? Who will come to the rescue of Gail and Brian, as they face the fact that they look like losing the home they've set their hearts on?
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 14,366,000 viewers (3rd place).
|May 1980 episodes|
|Mon 5th • Wed 7th • Mon 12th • Wed 14th • Mon 19th • Wed 21st • Mon 26th • Wed 28th|