Episode 56
Production code P228/56
ITV transmission date 26th June 1961 (Monday)
Serial editor H.V. Kershaw
Writer Barbara Clegg
Designer Denis Parkin
Director Richard Everitt
Producer Stuart Latham
Previous episode 21st June 1961
Next episode 28th June 1961


Swindley organises an Over 60's Club‏‎ at the Mission. Minnie falls for fellow pensioner Michael Courtenay's charms and invites him into the snug, much to Ena's horror. Alf tells Harry he can have his whippets back. Elsie tells Arthur she's had enough of his possessiveness and walks out on him. Emily breaks down and tells Swindley that the lease on her shop is up and the landlord won't renew it. Swindley suggests they amalgamate shops. She is deliriously happy at the suggestion.


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  • TV Times: Every front door hides a story. Behind the front doors in Coronation Street are stories of excitement and joy, pathos and humour (This generic synopsis did not appear in all regional editions)
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 6,013,000 homes (3rd place and the programme's first appearance in the top three).
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