The van driver at the factory leaves, Mike advertises for a replacement. Brian tells Gail that Glenda Fox is no longer in the country. Jack plans an anniversary party foursome with the Tilsleys. They get drunk together. Gail and Brian make up. John Spencer wants to go to a reggae show with Matt Stapleton. Len refuses to let him. Ivy tells Bert that he could get the van driver's job, Vera thinks Jack should get it. Len and Rita discover that John has slipped out to a pop concert.
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Brian Tilsley - Christopher Quinten
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Bert Tilsley - Peter Dudley
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Nicholas Tilsley - Warren Jackson
- Ida Clough - Helene Palmer (Uncredited)
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 5 Coronation Street - Living room
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- Baldwin's Casuals - Sewing room and office
- 5 Buxton Close - Living room and kitchen
- Ginger (Chris Fairbank) is credited but does not appear.
- TV Times synopsis: It's Vera and Jack Duckworth's wedding anniversary, but celebrations with Bert and Ivy Tilsley turn sour. What will Len and Rita Fairclough's foster son do when they forbid him to go to a late-night show?
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 15,400,000 viewers (1st place).
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