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|ITV transmission date||22nd July 1981 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by|| Peter Tonkinson|
|Director||John Michael Phillips|
|Previous episode||20th July 1981|
|Next episode||27th July 1981|
Fred stays with Eunice at Sid's house. Susan considers getting a hotel holiday job. Blanche organises a hen party for Deirdre. Fred works at the Rovers under sufferance. Betty advises him to be gracious and let Annie feel obligated to him. Mavis worries about posing for Maurice Dodds. Fred gives the Rover a special polish to please Annie. The effect is spoilt when Annie sees him talking to Eunice in the car. She takes the car keys off Fred causing him to tell her that he's finished. She warns him that if he doesn't serve notice she will black him at the brewery. Eunice tells Fred to pamper to Annie in order to get a good reference from her. Ken has his stag night at the Rovers. Eddie entertains on his accordion. Maurice guesses that Mavis doesn't want to pose. She feels that she's letting him down and is upset when he says goodbye to her. Hilda does her Carmen Miranda impersonation at Deirdre's hen night. Mike and Ken get drunk together on the stag night. Annie writes to Frank Pritchard asking him to start work in a week.
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Tracy Langton - Christabel Finch
- Deirdre Langton - Anne Kirkbride
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Blanche Hunt - Maggie Jones
- Eunice Gee - Meg Johnson
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- The Kabin
- Sid Clarke's house - Eunice's bedroom
- TV Times synopsis: It's Deirdre's hen party and Ken's stag night - but what are Carmen Miranda and Maggie May doing there? Will Mavis Riley really pose in the nude for the new man in her life, Maurice Dodds?
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 15,250,000 viewers (1st place).
|July 1981 episodes|
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