Episode 54
Production code P228/54
ITV transmission date 19th June 1961 (Monday)
Serial editor H.V. Kershaw
Writer Jack Rosenthal
Designer Denis Parkin
Director Howard Baker
Producer Stuart Latham
Previous episode 14th June 1961
Next episode 21st June 1961


Ivan becomes deliriously happy over the birth of his son. A worried Esther opens her heart to Brian Foley, her boss, about Tom. He says he'll have a word with Tom. Jack starts a penny pile at the Rovers for charity. The residents gather to celebrate the new birth with Ivan. Florrie wins the 'weight' bet, collecting £2 10/-. Esther and Christine, fresh from the Billy Graham crusade, have both given their lives to Christ but Christine admits she has backslided. Ivan is horrified to learn he did a striptease whilst drunk at the party. A second division London club offers Weatherfield County FC £1,000 to transfer David. The Barlows celebrate until they realise that David will have to live in London.


Regular castEdit

Guest castEdit


June 1961 episodes
Mon 5thWed 7thMon 12thWed 14thMon 19thWed 21stMon 26thWed 28th

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.