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|ITV transmission date||24th December 1980 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by|| Peter Tonkinson|
|Previous episode||22nd December 1980|
|Next episode||29th December 1980|
Karen wants to apologise to Martin but he has gone to Birmingham. She decides to give his Jam record to one of her friends, Paul Sidall. Emily realises she has to contact the police but doesn't want to get Arnold in trouble. Hilda dons a new wig and dress for the party. Emily goes to the police and finds herself being interrogated by Det Sgt Simms. She has to force them to believe she is not stupid. Karen goes out with Paul. Eddie's binmen friends turn up for the party. Hilda is annoyed when no-one wants her food. Martin returns from Birmingham in order to spend Christmas with Karen. He finds her with Paul and shoves him across a table at the Rovers. Karen tells Martin he doesn't own her. Binman Barney Holt chats Hilda up - she is upset when Stan doesn't see him off. Fred makes a big play for Audrey at the Ogdens' house, but she escapes from his clutches. Barney pesters Audrey so she says that Fred is taking her home. Barney and Fred fight, ruining Hilda's party.
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Brian Tilsley - Christopher Quinten
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Martin Cheveski - Jonathan Caplan
- Audrey Potter - Sue Nicholls
- Deirdre Langton - Anne Kirkbride
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Johnny Webb - Jack Smethurst
- Karen Oldfield - Sally Jane Jackson
- Alec Dewhurst - Ken Burgess
- Barney Holt - Johnny Allan
- Paul Sidall - Steve Dixon
- Det Sgt Simms - David Bradley
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 5 Buxton Close - Living room
- Weatherfield Police Station - Interview room
- TV Times synopsis: A Christmas Eve party at the Ogdens. Everyone's invited - but who will come?
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 15,700,000 viewers (8th place).
|December 1980 episodes|
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