Renee and Ena wait by Alf's bedside. Mike worries about the running of the factory. Alf has a fractured skull and needs a brain scan. Emily remembers about Sally Norton and gives the police her description. Steve takes over the running of the factory from Mike's bedside. Mike worries about Deirdre's whereabouts. The police find Sally and Tracy in a park. They return Tracy to Emily who goes for Sally telling her she deserves to die. Len drives Emily around in the van. They find Deirdre on the canal side. She refuses to believe Tracy is safe and threatens to throw herself into the water. Len dashes back for Tracy whilst Emily talks to Deirdre. When she sees Tracy, Deirdre's trance is broken and they are reunited. Deirdre is delighted to see Tracy. Mike is relieved to hear Deirdre and Tracy are safe.
- Deirdre Langton - Anne Kirkbride
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Renee Roberts - Madge Hindle
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Steve Fisher - Lawrence Mullin
- Tracy Langton - Christabel Finch
- Nurse Phillips - Polly Hemingway
- Det. Inspector Brewster - Norman Jones
- Dr. McLaren - Brian Southwood
- Sally Norton - Yvonne Nicholson
- Sergeant Cummings - Michael Melia
- WPC Harris - Kate Lee
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public and back room
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room and hallway
- Weatherfield General - Ward 3b
- Weatherfield Canal
- Unknown streets in Weatherfield
- The canal scene was filmed at the Castle Street bridge looking down on the lock of the Rochdale canal as it meets the Castlefield basin. The same location was used in Episode 533 (19th January 1966).
- TV Times synopsis: Will the police find Deirdre Langton and daughter Tracy in time?
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 18,400,000 viewers (3rd place).
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