Bet tells Sandra Stubbs that Ronnie wants a reconciliation. Sandra is upset that no one believes Ronnie beats her. Vera forces Jack to go on a picnic with her. Fiona Cavanagh helps Ken get the Recorder together. Deirdre is annoyed that Fiona is helping out as she doesn't trust her. Ken needs the paste-ups which are locked in the office so Fiona suggests they break in to get them. Vera is full of romance at the picnic but Jack hates every minute. She forces him to lay with his head in her lap. Sandra decides to talk to Ronnie and put him straight, once and for all. Ken refuses to break into the office, causing Fiona to tell him he's not got any guts to help himself. Vera tells Jack she wants them to be friends as well as husband and wife. She orders him to take her to bingo. Returning home she takes her eyes off the road to kiss him and hits a lamp post with the car.
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Gloria Todd - Sue Jenkins
- Sandra Stubbs - Sally Watts
- Percy Sugden - Bill Waddington
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Rovers Return Inn - Public and back room
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- Corner Shop
- Unknown road
- TV Times synopsis: Bet finds herself referee in a marital dispute and Vera Duckworth talks Jack into 'getting out and about'.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 12,900,000 viewers (4th place).
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