Brian can't come to terms with Bert's death. Ivy tries to believe it's God's will but Brian is upset that he never said goodbye to him. Vera comforts Ivy and gives her a shoulder to cry on. Gail tries to keep hold of her grief but breaks down in the Corner Shop. Mike gets Emily to go over the club's books. Ivy admits that the hospital told her months ago that Bert was dying. Brian is annoyed that she didn't tell him. Fred grows desperate to sell raffle tickets as he's only sold five. Don Watkins tells Mike he paid DJ Tony Hill £70 after Hill told Mike he was paid £40. Mike tells him they'll do a stocktake. Watkins runs off.
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Ida Clough - Helene Palmer
- Shirley Armitage - Lisa Lewis
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Brian Tilsley - Christopher Quinten
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Nicky Tilsley - Warren Jackson
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 5 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- Corner Shop
- Baldwin's Casuals - Sewing room and office
- Graffiti Club
- This episode marks the 1,000th appearance of Betty Driver in the role of Betty Turpin.
- Arthur Whittaker (Trevor Martin) is credited but doesn't appear.
- TV Times synopsis: Mike Baldwin's suspicions that Don Watkins is fiddling Graffiti Club money are confirmed. Fred Gee is baffled as to why the raffle tickets for his Rover aren't selling.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 17,815,000 viewers (1st place).
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