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|ITV transmission date||31st August 1981 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Peter Tonkinson|
|Previous episode||26th August 1981|
|Next episode||2nd September 1981|
The Faircloughs take John to Jodrell Bank. Tracy goes down with chickenpox. Albert worries that he'll catch shingles from her. Eunice house-hunts whilst Fred works. She doesn't get anywhere. Mrs Spencer is coming out of hospital and John prepares to leave No.9. Rita is sad that he's leaving. Albert decides that he can't stay at No.1 whilst Tracy is ill. Emily takes him in as no one else wants him. He starts bossing her around.
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Tracy Langton - Christabel Finch
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Eunice Gee - Meg Johnson
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- Corner Shop
- Jodrell Bank - Visitor Centre
- TV Times synopsis: Why is Albert Tatlock panicking so much that he goes to say with a neighbour - and who's the unlucky neighbour? Meanwhile, there's a special day out for Len and Rita Fairclough and foster son John Spencer.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 11,820,000 viewers (10th place). This somewhat low figure in comparison to surrounding episodes is explained by this edition being transmitted on August Bank Holiday Monday.
|August 1981 episodes|
|Mon 3rd • Wed 5th • Mon 10th • Wed 12th • Mon 17th • Wed 19th • Mon 24th • Wed 26th • Mon 31st|