Jenny blames Rita for driving Alan out of the house. Alan moves in with Carole Burns. Mavis and Derek decide on a Paris honeymoon. Percy is annoyed when Emily is disturbed at night by Don coming home late at night in his taxi. He rows with Don for parking in front of No.3. Alan tells Jenny he tried as hard as he could to make a success of his relationship with Rita but now it's over. She tells him that he's a bastard. Percy paints "no parking" on the pavement outside No.3. Jenny tells Rita she thinks Alan spent the night with a mate and really wants a reconciliation.
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Ivy Brennan - Lynne Perrie
- Don Brennan - Geoff Hinsliff
- Gloria Todd - Sue Jenkins
- Alec Gilroy - Roy Barraclough
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Derek Wilton - Peter Baldwin
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Jenny Bradley - Sally Ann Matthews
- Alan Bradley - Mark Eden
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Percy Sugden - Bill Waddington
- Martin Platt - Sean Wilson
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 7 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- The Kabin
- Bradley's Securities Limited - Office and yard
- 41 Oakwood Road - Kitchen
- Ken Barlow (William Roache) is credited, but doesn't appear.
- TV Times synopsis: Jenny is blaming Rita for the outcome of recent sad events, then decides to beard a lion in his own den. When Percy feels that Emily’s privacy is being invaded, he goes into battle with a paint brush!
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 16,450,000 viewers (5th place).
- The ITV3 repeat of this episode on 2nd May 2018 was edited, omitting the last 6" of the scene in Part Two where Jenny Bradley confronts Alan in the yard office and calls him a "bastard".
- The Granada logo was shown before this episode, some time after this ceased to be a regular occurrence
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