Audrey withdraws all privileges until Alf agrees to give her precedence over Betty and let her meet the Royals. Rita wonders why Roger has been avoiding her. Alf decides to let Audrey attend the function as he can't face her nagging. Vera takes a shine to Tricia, seeing her as a soul mate. Rita invites Roger to lunch. He tells her that after all she's been through subconsciously she keeps men at a distance. He agrees that all they want is companionship. Alf backs out of dropping Betty when she buys a new hat and is excited about the visit. Derek has an exhausting day exercising. Betty is furious when Audrey tells her she's going to the function. Liz worries that Steve is spending too much money and asks Fiona to keep an eye on him. Fiona gets annoyed when she thinks Liz is accusing her of encouraging him. When Tricia locks herself out at night, Jack smashes the door window to let her in. Vera is stunned when Jamie identifies him as the man his Dad thumped. Derek returns from a jog to find an ambulance outside his house. Rita tells him Mavis has collapsed.


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Guest castEdit



  • A customer in the Rovers is uncredited despite having a line of dialogue.
  • TV Times synopsis: An emergency call leads to a dash to hospital for a resident of the street.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 18,980,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).

Notable dialogueEdit

Mavis Wilton (about Tricia Armstrong): "The woman's a younger version of Vera Duckworth. Only not as classy."

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