Gail goes to the hospital enquiry. Bet celebrates her birthday but is upset to receive a card from Alec. Audrey spends a fortune getting prepared for the ceremony of installing the Mayor of Weatherfield. Kevin has to work and can't attend Sally's scan so Rita takes her. The Platts watch as Alf is made mayor. Audrey soon befriends her new chauffeur, Brian Bowes. Kevin feels envious of Rita's closeness to Sally. Sally's blood pressure is high and she's told to rest so Rita looks after her. Audrey gets Brian to take a detour down Coronation Street so that she can impress the natives - but they get stuck behind a delivery lorry. Charlie brings Bet expensive perfume back from France and two hundred packs of lager which he wants her to sell. She refuses as it would be illegal. Percy leads a crowd in opposition to Alf, accusing him of driving around in a limo on taxpayers' money whilst people are starving. Bet is upset that Charlie thought she would consider selling the beer illegally.


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  • TV Times synopsis: Bet's birthday brings a few surprises for her - and for one of her barmaids.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,240,000 viewers (6th place - combined figure including repeat).
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