|ITV transmission date||9th February 1970 (Monday)|
|Stories by|| Harry Driver|
|Executive Producer||H.V. Kershaw|
|Previous episode||4th February 1970|
|Next episode||11th February 1970|
The Victoria Street Mission opens. Ena starts to play the harmonium there. Ernie preaches. Willie Piggott tells Emily his tender is £11,900. Emily and Hilda are frightened by Ernie's sermon on betrayal. Emily can't bear her guilt any longer after the sermon and confesses to Ray and Len who tears a strip off her. Hilda feels afraid as Stan continues to wonder who shopped him. Len, Ray and Piggott toast to the tender although Len and Ray don't let on they know what Piggott is up to.
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Alan Howard - Alan Browning
- Ernest Bishop - Stephen Hancock
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Minnie Caldwell - Margot Bryant
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Cyril Turpin - William Moore
- Emily Nugent - Eileen Derbyshire
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Ray Langton - Neville Buswell
- Bernard Butler - Gorden Kaye
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room and hallway
- Corner Shop - Back room
- Camera Shop Flat
- Victoria Street Mission - Exterior and interior
- Former Coronation Street writer Ray H. Dunbobbin appears in the uncredited and non-speaking role of Willie Piggott's henchman Ted. He reappeared in the programme in Episode 992 (27th July 1970) as another Piggot henchman, Charlie Clarke. The two characters were dressed identically and may have been intended to be one and the same.
- TV Times synopsis: Miss Nugent confesses, but Hilda has second thoughts.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 7,950,000 homes (4th place).
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