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{{Infobox Episode|
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|image =[[Image:Episode155.jpg|200px]]
|year=1962
 
 
|number=155
 
|number=155
 
|date=[[6th June]] [[1962]] (Wednesday)
 
|date=[[6th June]] [[1962]] (Wednesday)
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|next=[[Episode 156 (11th June 1962)|11th June 1962]]
 
|next=[[Episode 156 (11th June 1962)|11th June 1962]]
 
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==Plot==
 
==Plot==
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[[Christine Hardman|Christine]] feels the clock ticking for her to leave the [[Coronation Street, Weatherfield|Street]]. She envies [[Kenneth Barlow|Ken]] for being educated. The publishers reject Ken's novel. [[Elsie Tanner|Elsie]] encourages Christine to get out of the [[13 Coronation Street|house]] and enjoy her life. [[Frank Barlow|Frank]] asks Ken if he'd be open to him marrying again. He's surprised when Ken tells him he knows all about him and [[Florrie Lindley|Florrie]] and gives them his blessing. [[Doreen Lostock|Doreen]] reveals to Christine that [[Leonard Swindley|Swindley]] has been taken over and she's agreed to go back to work for him. Christine doesn't think Doreen's life of chopping and changing jobs is any better than hers as they all amount to the same thing. She throws a plate on the floor in frustration when [[Sheila Birtles|Sheila]] comes in and hurries her along to work. Frank and Florrie arrange a date at the theatre. They play it cool when Elsie enters the [[Corner Shop|shop]] but she sees through the act. She promises not to blab. Sheila struggles to remain friendly to Christine when she goes on about how empty their lives are. [[Annie Walker|Annie]] plans a [[Rovers]] outing on the continent. [[Jack Walker|Jack]] doesn't think the customers would like it and is proved right when Annie asks [[Albert Tatlock|Albert]]. Jack gets through to the next round of the bowls tournament. [[Ena Sharples|Ena]] sends [[Minnie Caldwell|Minnie]] a postcard saying she's enjoying the convalescent home. Minnie sends one back with pictures of [[Manchester]]. Christine doesn't make any effort at the [[Elliston's Raincoat Factory|factory]] and shows signs that she's heading for a breakdown.
The publishers reject [[Ken Barlow|Ken]]'s novel. [[Frank Barlow|Frank]] tells Ken about [[Florrie Lindley|Florrie]] and receives his blessing. [[Doreen Lostock|Doreen]] reveals that [[Leonard Swindley|Swindley]] has been taken over and she agrees to go back to work for him. [[Christine Hardman|Christine]] can't understand why the workers remain in the [[Elliston's Raincoat Factory|factory]]. She refuses to sink, she wants to swim, not be a machine.
 
 
==Cast==
 
==Cast==
 
===Regular cast===
 
===Regular cast===
*[[Jack Walker]] - [[Arthur Leslie]]
 
*[[Harry Hewitt]] - [[Ivan Beavis]]
 
*[[Concepta Hewitt]] - [[Doreen Keogh]]
 
*[[Harry Hewitt]] - [[Ivan Beavis]]
 
*[[Lucille Hewitt]] - [[Jennifer Moss]]
 
 
*[[Christine Hardman]] - [[Christine Hargreaves]]
 
*[[Christine Hardman]] - [[Christine Hargreaves]]
*[[Doreen Lostock]] - [[Angela Crow]]
 
*[[Sheila Birtles]] - [[Eileen Mayers]]
 
 
*[[Kenneth Barlow]] - [[William Roache]]
 
*[[Kenneth Barlow]] - [[William Roache]]
 
*[[Albert Tatlock]] - [[Jack Howarth]]
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*[[Elsie Tanner]] - [[Patricia Phoenix]]
 
*[[Frank Barlow]] - [[Frank Pemberton]]
 
*[[Frank Barlow]] - [[Frank Pemberton]]
 
*[[Lucille Hewitt]] - [[Jennifer Moss]]
 
*[[Concepta Hewitt]] - [[Doreen Keogh]]
 
*[[Doreen Lostock]] - [[Angela Crow]]
 
*[[Sheila Birtles]] - [[Eileen Mayers]]
 
*[[Florrie Lindley]] - [[Betty Alberge]]
 
*[[Florrie Lindley]] - [[Betty Alberge]]
 
*[[Jack Walker]] - [[Arthur Leslie]]
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*[[Annie Walker]] - [[Doris Speed]]
 
*[[Minnie Caldwell]] - [[Margot Bryant]]
 
*[[Minnie Caldwell]] - [[Margot Bryant]]
 
*[[Martha Longhurst]] - [[Lynne Carol]]
 
*[[Martha Longhurst]] - [[Lynne Carol]]
*[[Albert Tatlock]] - [[Jack Howarth]]
 
 
 
===Guest cast===
 
===Guest cast===
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*[[Amy (Episode 155)|Amy]] - [[Marie Hopps]]
''None''
 
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==Places==
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*[[Coronation Street, Weatherfield|Coronation Street]]
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*[[Rovers Return Inn]] - ''Public/Snug''
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*[[3 Coronation Street]] - ''Back room''
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*[[13 Coronation Street]] - ''Kitchen''
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*[[Corner Shop]]
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*[[Elliston's Raincoat Factory]] - ''Sewing room''
   
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==

Latest revision as of 12:41, 17 October 2018

Plot

Christine feels the clock ticking for her to leave the Street. She envies Ken for being educated. The publishers reject Ken's novel. Elsie encourages Christine to get out of the house and enjoy her life. Frank asks Ken if he'd be open to him marrying again. He's surprised when Ken tells him he knows all about him and Florrie and gives them his blessing. Doreen reveals to Christine that Swindley has been taken over and she's agreed to go back to work for him. Christine doesn't think Doreen's life of chopping and changing jobs is any better than hers as they all amount to the same thing. She throws a plate on the floor in frustration when Sheila comes in and hurries her along to work. Frank and Florrie arrange a date at the theatre. They play it cool when Elsie enters the shop but she sees through the act. She promises not to blab. Sheila struggles to remain friendly to Christine when she goes on about how empty their lives are. Annie plans a Rovers outing on the continent. Jack doesn't think the customers would like it and is proved right when Annie asks Albert. Jack gets through to the next round of the bowls tournament. Ena sends Minnie a postcard saying she's enjoying the convalescent home. Minnie sends one back with pictures of Manchester. Christine doesn't make any effort at the factory and shows signs that she's heading for a breakdown.

Cast

Regular cast

Guest cast

Places

Notes

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