Gail and Brian see Father Harris about the wedding. She tells him she's willing to have their children brought up as Catholics. Deirdre falls over one of Tracy's toys and has fifteen stitches to her face. Elsie gives Mike a week's notice. She is furious when, in front of the machinists, he tells her she can leave straight away. Renee visits her mother leaving Alf to fend for himself. Gail is upset that she has no one to give her away. Brian surprises his parents by wanting a formal wedding. Rita matchmakes between Mavis and Jack Walsh. Mavis is annoyed as she's been to the dentist and her jaw is frozen. Gail asks Ron Mather to give her away. He tells her he'd be honoured. Rita invites Mavis and Jack for a meal. Elsie stuns Suzie by telling her she's put the house in the hands of an estate agent.


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  • TV Times synopsis: More laughter, tears, love and strife with the regulars at the Rovers. Note: This generic synopsis appeared in the magazine at a time when it began republishing after the 1979 ITV strike and was catching up with the schedules during a period of confusion.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 14,750,000 viewers (15th place).
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