Fred's back is better but he decides to make the most of the attention he's getting and stays in bed. Ivy and the girls feel sure that Dot Stockwell had the Webster's order cancelled. Mike puts them all back on a three-day week. Vera tells Elsie she's to blame but Elsie tells the girls that she doesn't care what they think. Eddie helps out behind the bar as Bet and Betty can't cope with the cellar. Sharon has a great time with Len pulling out a boiler. Len finds that she's too much for him and can't wait for her to be taken home. Eddie tells Fred that he could claim compensation for falling down the steps. Vera tells Ivy they should send Elsie to Coventry.
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Sharon Gaskell - Tracie Bennett
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Ida Clough - Helene Palmer
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Elsie Tanner - Patricia Phoenix
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug and Fred's bedroom
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- Baldwin's Casuals - Sewing room and office
- Builder's Yard - Office and yard
- TV Times synopsis: There's a flare-up at the factory, and one of the girls is in trouble with the others. How will Len Fairclough take the news from wife Rita about their foster daughter Sharon?
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 16,000,000 viewers (3rd place).
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