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|ITV transmission date||2nd February 1981 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Peter Tonkinson|
|Previous episode||28th January 1981|
|Next episode||4th February 1981|
Annie complains to Eddie about parking the dustcart in the Street. Ken is short with Deirdre. Bert tells Ivy he wants to work in Holland. Fred is jealous that Eddie could win cup final tickets. Ivy is upset at the idea of Bert working abroad. Deirdre decides she must make the first move if she wants Ken. She asks Albert to tell Ken that she's available for the evening. Eddie fears Fred will try to sabotage the dustcart. Brian and Gail upset Ivy by agreeing with Bert that he should go where the jobs are. Albert doesn't pass on Deirdre's message to Ken. Eddie parks himself in the dustcart for the night.
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Brian Tilsley - Christopher Quinten
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Bert Tilsley - Peter Dudley
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Deirdre Langton - Anne Kirkbride
- Tracy Langton - Christabel Finch
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Nicholas Tilsley - Warren Jackson
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 5 Coronation Street - Living room
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- Corner Shop
- TV Times synopsis: The Tilsley clan argue over Bert's plan to get off the dole queue by leaving Ivy on her own and temporarily emigrating. Eddie Yeats fears that his lorry - all spruced up for a contest - will be sabotaged.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 17,100,000 viewers (3rd place).
|February 1981 episodes|
|Mon 2nd • Wed 4th • Mon 9th • Wed 11th • Mon 16th • Wed 18th • Mon 23rd • Wed 25th|