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|ITV transmission date||20th December 1982 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Peter Tonkinson|
|Director||John Michael Phillips|
|Producer|| Bill Podmore|
|Previous episode||15th December 1982|
|Next episode||22nd December 1982|
There is conflict between Ken and Deirdre over his refusal to go away for Christmas. Ken tries to recruit cabaret for tomorrow night's Community Centre dance. Eddie and Chalkie try to sell Christmas trees from the back of the bin wagon. The Faircloughs receive a Christmas card from Sharon in Sheffield. Hilda returns home from the Lowthers' house with some clothes that Mrs Lowther had sorted out for the charity shop. The factory workers are shocked at the news of Ivy's sacking by Mike.
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Bert Tilsley - Peter Dudley
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Chalkie Whitely - Teddy Turner (Credited as "Chalkie Whitley")
- Marion Willis - Veronica Doran
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens (Uncredited)
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen, hallway and yard
- Community Centre
- The Kabin
- TV Times synopsis: Conflict between Ken and Deirdre Barlow over his attitude to her mother's yuletide invitation. Eddie Yeats tries to sell stolen Christmas trees.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 13,850,000 viewers (3rd place).
|December 1982 episodes|
|Wed 1st • Mon 6th • Wed 8th • Mon 13th • Wed 15th • Mon 20th • Wed 22nd • Mon 27th • Wed 29th|