Rita is astounded that Maurice Dodds wants to paint Mavis in the nude. She advises Mavis to steer clear of him. Annie phones Billy and tells him that she's being held hostage in her own home. Mavis is upset when everyone thinks that Maurice is kinky. Annie tells Fred that Billy is returning and his room is being decorated so he'll have to have Fred's room. She tells Fred he must leave before Billy's return. Mike is annoyed to find the girls having a party for Lynn Watts. The girls win him round. Maurice wants to start painting Mavis but she puts him off. Elsie asks Mike for Lynn's job, even though it's on a machine. Eunice accuses Annie of putting them onto the street. She tells Fred that she's sick of the situation and is leaving.
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Ida Clough - Helene Palmer
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Eunice Gee - Meg Johnson
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley (Uncredited)
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and hallway
- Baldwin's Casuals - Sewing room and office
- The Kabin
- The Kabin flat
- TV Times synopsis: Something's got to give at the Rovers - but everybody's surprised when barman Fred Gee's wife, Eunice, is the one to throw a spanner in the works. There's a traditional send-off for one of the factory girls, with everything but the kitchen sink.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 15,100,000 viewers (1st place).
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