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|ITV transmission date||1st September 1965 (Wednesday)|
|Stories by||George Reed|
|Executive Producer||H.V. Kershaw|
|Previous episode||30th August 1965|
|Next episode||6th September 1965|
The residents fear the rest of the Street will fall down. The Barlows seek refuge for Peter and Susan in the Rovers as everyone moves out of their homes. The police are called and rope No.7 off. Mr. Wormold arrives to inspect the damage. Val is annoyed when Lionel becomes officious saying that she and the twins stay with him but Annie comes to the rescue saying that arrangements have been made already for them to lodge in the Rovers. Annie worries when Lucille doesn't return after a night out with friends. The menfolk start to shift the rubble in case Lucille is under it. She arrives home safe. The following day the Surveyor detects no subsidence. Instead he concludes that the collapse was caused by a slight fault with the foundations but in the main a faulty beam over the bay window. Len is given the contract by the council to secure the house with Wormold paying the bill. Ted decides to go back to the OAP home and leaves, worried that he's leaning on Albert. Lucille cries over No.7. Wormold feels it isn't worth the repair cost of almost £300 and tells Len to pull the house down.
- Lucille Hewitt - Jennifer Moss
- Lionel Petty - Edward Evans
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- David Barlow - Alan Rothwell
- Jack Walker - Arthur Leslie
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Jerry Booth - Graham Haberfield
- Kenneth Barlow - William Roache
- Valerie Barlow - Anne Reid
- Irma Ogden - Sandra Gough
- Ted Bates - William Wymar
- Mr Wormold - Robert Dorning
- Police Constable - Joby Blanshard
- Surveyor - Arnold Yarrow
- Police Sergeant - James Beck
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public and hallway
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room and hallway
- Mawdsley Street
- Fairclough and Booth - Yard and office
- A studio camera comes into shot in the scene where Albert Tatlock and Ted Bates are playing chess in the back room of 1 Coronation Street.
- TV Times: No synopsis appeared in the magazine between Episode 470 (14th June 1965) and Episode 499 (22nd September 1965).
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 8,570,000 homes (1st place).
- This episode was included in the Network DVD collection Coronation Street: The Best of 1960-1969, released on 31st July 2006.
|September 1965 episodes|
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