Emily goes to Wakefield for a rest, after sending the wedding presents back. Three riggers, Duffer, Dan and Joss, descend on the Street trying to make trouble. When they insult Ena, Len stands up for her. They challenge him and two mates to a fight that evening. Harry can't help Len as he has to arrange for the family to go to Ireland again. Annie removes her miniatures from display, anticipating the fight. Charlie, Ken and Gus back out of helping Len. He refuses not to fight and faces the riggers alone. Annie dials 999.
- Concepta Hewitt - Doreen Keogh
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Valerie Barlow - Anne Reid
- Charlie Moffitt - Gordon Rollings
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Jack Walker - Arthur Leslie
- Kenneth Barlow - William Roache
- Minnie Caldwell - Margot Bryant
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Dennis Tanner - Philip Lowrie
- Lucille Hewitt - Jennifer Moss
- Harry Hewitt - Ivan Beavis
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- According to a report in The Independent on 9th September 2004 this episode ended not with the usual Eric Spear theme music but a rendition of Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darling from High Noon as Len Fairclough faces the riggers.
- TV Times synopsis: Three strangers menace the Street
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 7,060,000 homes (2nd place).
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