Deirdre starts as secretary at the yard. Jerry is annoyed at first as he wasn't told but they come to an understanding. Rita rips up a postcard from Len saying "wish you were here". Norma starts to throw herself at Ken again. He agrees to let her cook dinner for him. The neighbours try to cover up Hilda's gossiping for Elsie's sake. Ken stands Norma up to see Rita. Maggie persuades Elsie to brave the Rovers. When the Ogdens insult her, Alan hits Stan and a fight breaks out.
- Maggie Clegg - Irene Sutcliffe
- Norma Ford - Diana Davies
- Deirdre Hunt - Anne Kirkbride
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Jerry Booth - Graham Haberfield
- Alan Howard - Alan Browning
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Rita Littlewood - Barbara Mullaney
- Ray Langton - Neville Buswell
- Elsie Howard - Patricia Phoenix
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Coronation Street - Main street view and ginnel
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- Corner Shop
- The Kabin flat - Living room/kitchen
- Fairclough and Langton - Office and yard
- The Kabin flat appears for the first time in this episode.
- TV Times synopsis: Ken makes - and breaks - a date. And Alan gives the slandermongers a rough time.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 6,800,000 homes (6th place).
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