|ITV transmission date||10th September 1980 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by|| Peter Tonkinson|
|Previous episode||8th September 1980|
|Next episode||15th September 1980|
Vera tries to get everyone in the Street to ignore Hilda. She is put out when Bet tells her she's pathetic. Arnold and Emily go to the register office. George Turner and Deirdre act as witnesses as Annie and Betty watch. Karen falls for Martin and shares her barm cake with him. Arnold and Emily are married. Martin arranges to go to a dance with Karen after they establish they are both unattached. Hilda tells Stan she can't stand being snubbed and goes to stay with Trevor in Chesterfield. The Swains hold a small reception at No.3. Emily is touched when Leonard Swindley sends a telegram of congratulation.
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Martin Cheveski - Jonathan Caplan
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Deirdre Langton - Anne Kirkbride
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Arnold Swain - George Waring
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Ida Clough - Helene Palmer
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Tracy Langton - Christabel Finch
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Karen Oldfield - Sally Jane Jackson
- Flora Swain - Ann Wrigg
- George Turner - Bill Waddington
- Lady Registrar - Dorina Brown
- Superintendent Registrar - Bill Croasdale
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and hallway
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- Corner Shop
- Baldwin's Casuals - Sewing room
- Weatherfield Register Office - Marriage room and foyer
- Bill Waddington makes a pre-Percy Sugden appearance as George Turner.
- This episode was transmitted on Friday 12th September at 7.30pm in the Scottish Television region to allow for coverage of a Scotland v Sweden World Cup qualifier match on the Wednesday evening.
- TV Times synopsis: Emily Bishop and Arnold Swain request the pleasure of your company on the occasion of their marriage.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 15,700,000 viewers (3rd place).
- This episode was included in the Network DVD collection Coronation Street: The Best of 1980-1989, released on 31st October 2005.
|September 1980 episodes|
|Mon 1st • Wed 3rd • Mon 8th • Wed 10th • Mon 15th • Wed 17th • Mon 22nd • Wed 24th • Mon 29th|