David has a broken ankle. Frank tells Ida about Marian - she is distraught. Harry and Concepta hold the fort at the Rovers when the Walkers go off to a ball. Ida thinks Marian wants Ken because she can't get another man. Concepta agrees to go on the picnic with Harry. The Walkers return to the Rovers to discover there's been a break-in.


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  • This episode carries no director credit, either on-screen or in TV Times.
  • Although Westward Television was launched on Saturday 29th April, 1961, the station initially opted out of transmitting Coronation Street only joining the programme with Episode 48 on 29th May. The show was therefore not fully networked for the interim four-week period.
  • TV Times: No synopsis appeared in the magazine for this episode.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 6,000,000 homes (joint 7th place with Episode 45).
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