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|ITV transmission date||24th February 1969 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Harry Driver|
|Executive Producer||H.V. Kershaw|
|Previous episode||19th February 1969|
|Next episode||26th February 1969|
Ena searches for Minnie. She informs the police of her disappearance. She breaks down, blaming herself. The residents rally round, contacting the hospitals, newspaper and hostels. Elsie accompanies Ena in her search for Minnie to North Cross Cemetery. Dave agrees to use his grapevine to try to find Minnie. Len goes to Liverpool to find Jed and see if Minnie is with him. Emily rows with Dave. Len can't find Jed in Liverpool but PC Conway tells him they've already investigated that lead and Jed is now in Birmingham but without Minnie. Ena tries to find comfort from Reverend James but is afraid that Minnie's dead. In a hospital a nurse finds Minnie's name on one of the patients.
- Dickie Fleming - Nigel Humphreys
- Audrey Fleming - Gillian McCann
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson (See note below)
- Miss Nugent - Eileen Derbyshire
- Maggie Clegg - Irene Sutcliffe
- Mrs Spicer - Anne Dyson
- Ray Langton - Neville Buswell
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Gordon Clegg - Bill Kenwright
- Lucille Hewitt - Jennifer Moss
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Policeman - Colin Edwynn
- Dave Smith - Reginald Marsh
- Reverend James - Eric Dodson
- Nurse - Heather Emmanuel
- Male Orderly - Stanley Dawson
- Old Man - Arthur Barclay
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room and hallway
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room
- Corner Shop
- Builder's Yard and office
- St. Mary's Vicarage
- North Cross Cemetery
- Hospital - Corridor
- An error in the cast credits shows Violet Carson being played by Ena Sharples instead of the other way round.
- Careful camera angles in the final scene of a patient on a trolley conceal the fact that Margot Bryant, playing Minnie Caldwell, does not appear in this episode.
- TV Times synopsis: Lost.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 7,950,000 homes (2nd place).
- This episode was included in the Network DVD collection Coronation Street: The Best of 1960-1969, released on 31st July 2006.
|February 1969 episodes|
|Mon 3rd • Wed 5th • Mon 10th • Wed 12th • Mon 17th • Wed 19th • Mon 24th • Wed 26th|