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|ITV transmission date||9th May 1983 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Peter Tonkinson|
|Executive Producer||Bill Podmore|
|Previous episode||4th May 1983|
|Next episode||11th May 1983|
Maggie Redman has had her baby. Pamela Mitchell asks Ken for his views on the Weatherfield Recorder. He thinks she should stick her neck out more to get the locals to read the paper. She tells him that he has impressed her and wants him to contribute to the Recorder. Terry Goodwin agrees to divorce Suzie. She is annoyed that it's going to be two years before she's free again. Brian retrieves the Rover for Fred and fixes it free of charge. Fred demands a full valeting service done but Brian refuses. Suzie decides to start her life afresh. Ken lays into team captain Dean Matthews for not turning up for a football match before learning his sister was knocked down by a car. Ken is appalled by the number of children run over on Clifton Road. He decides to write a piece for the Recorder. Deirdre warns him to be cautious as he does work for the Council.
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Marion Willis - Veronica Doran
- Suzie Birchall - Cheryl Murray
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Brian Tilsley - Christopher Quinten
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Tracy Langton - Christabel Finch
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- Community Centre - Office
- Tilsley's Garage
- TV Times synopsis: How will Fred Gee get his Rover back from the lakeside? Suzie Birchall is given a pep-talk.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 14,400,000 viewers (2nd place).
|May 1983 episodes|
|Mon 2nd • Wed 4th • Mon 9th • Wed 11th • Mon 16th • Wed 18th • Mon 23rd • Wed 25th • Mon 30th|