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{{Infobox Episode|
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|image =[[Image:Episode 4738.jpg|200px]]
 
|number=4738
 
|number=4738
 
|date=[[22nd December]] [[1999]] (Wednesday)
 
|date=[[22nd December]] [[1999]] (Wednesday)
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|script editor = [[Di Burrows]]
 
|script editor = [[Di Burrows]]
 
|designer = [[Julian Perkins]]
 
|designer = [[Julian Perkins]]
|producer = [[Jane Macnaught]]}}
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|producer = [[Jane Macnaught]]
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==Plot==
 
==Plot==
The [[Underworld|factory]] workers hold a [[Christmas]] party with their partners. [[Mike Baldwin|Mike]] sits through an hour of it before telling [[Linda Baldwin|Linda]] he can't cope with it anymore and is leaving. [[Kevin Webster|Kevin]] has an early Christmas with the girls, sad that he won't see them on the day. [[Jim McDonald|Jim]] is disappointed when [[Gwen Davies|Gwen]] tells him she's going to her sister's for Christmas. He fears she's giving him the brush off and goes home, accusing her of ignoring him all evening. Mike finds [[Alma Halliwell|Alma]] drinking in the [[Rovers Return Inn|Rovers]] and talks her into going for a meal. She feels uncomfortable eating with him but he tells her he just hopes they can be friends. They both agree they don't want to just wipe the past out. [[Mark Redman|Mark]] is amused when the factory girls debag him. [[Ken Barlow|Ken]] gives [[Tyrone Dobbs|Tyrone]] his first reading and writing lesson. Linda takes her friends back to the [[No. 4 Montreal House, Weatherfield Quays|flat]] to party. Mark thinks it's a bad idea but she refuses to listen and helps herself to Mike's drinks. [[Sally Webster|Sally]] tells Kevin she's had a card from [[Alison Webster|Alison]] saying she's working in a cafe in [[Morecambe]]. Mike tells Alma that Linda makes him very happy. [[Fred Elliott|Fred]] overhears [[Ashley Peacock|Ashley]] talking about a new edition and jumps to the conclusion [[Maxine Peacock|Maxine]] is pregnant. Mike is furious to find the factory girls in his flat and throws them all out, humiliating Linda.
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The [[Underworld|factory]] workers hold a [[Christmas]] party with their partners. [[Mike Baldwin|Mike]] sits through an hour of it before telling [[Linda Sykes|Linda]] that he can't cope with it any more and is leaving. [[Kevin Webster|Kevin]] has an early Christmas with the girls, sad that he won't see them on the day. [[Jim McDonald|Jim]] is disappointed when [[Gwen Loveday|Gwen]] tells him that she's going to her [[Pam Davies|sister]]'s for Christmas. He fears she's giving him the brush off and goes [[11 Coronation Street|home]], accusing her of ignoring him all evening. Mike finds [[Alma Baldwin|Alma]] drinking in the [[Rovers Return Inn|Rovers]] and talks her into going for a meal. She feels uncomfortable eating with him but he tells her that he just hopes they can be friends. They both agree they don't want to just wipe the past out. [[Mark Redman|Mark]] is amused when the factory girls debag him. [[Ken Barlow|Ken]] gives [[Tyrone Dobbs|Tyrone]] his first reading and writing lesson. Linda takes her friends back to the [[No. 4 Montreal House, Weatherfield Quays|flat]] to party. Mark thinks it's a bad idea but she refuses to listen and helps herself to Mike's drinks. [[Sally Webster|Sally]] tells Kevin that she's had a card from [[Alison Wakefield|Alison]] saying she's working in a cafe in [[Morecambe]]. Mike tells Alma that Linda makes him very happy. [[Fred Elliott|Fred]] overhears [[Ashley Peacock|Ashley]] talking about a new addition and jumps to the conclusion that [[Maxine Peacock|Maxine]] is pregnant. Mike is furious to find the factory girls in his flat and throws them all out, humiliating Linda.
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==Cast==
 
==Cast==
 
===Regular cast===
 
===Regular cast===
 
*[[Mike Baldwin]] - [[Johnny Briggs]]
 
*[[Mike Baldwin]] - [[Johnny Briggs]]
*[[Linda Baldwin|Linda Sykes]] - [[Jacqueline Pirie]]
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*[[Linda Sykes]] - [[Jacqueline Pirie]]
 
*[[Roy Cropper]] - [[David Neilson]]
 
*[[Roy Cropper]] - [[David Neilson]]
 
*[[Hayley Cropper]] - [[Julie Hesmondhalgh]]
 
*[[Hayley Cropper]] - [[Julie Hesmondhalgh]]
*[[Les Battersby]] - [[Bruce Jones]]
 
*[[Janice Battersby]] - [[Vicky Entwistle]]
 
 
*[[Deirdre Rachid]] - [[Anne Kirkbride]]
 
*[[Deirdre Rachid]] - [[Anne Kirkbride]]
*[[Gwen Davies|Gwen Loveday]] - [[Annie Hulley]]
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*[[Janice Battersby]] - [[Vicky Entwistle]]
*[[Jim McDonald]] - [[Charles Lawson]]
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*[[Les Battersby]] - [[Bruce Jones]]
 
*[[Mark Redman]] - [[Paul Fox]]
 
*[[Mark Redman]] - [[Paul Fox]]
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*[[Gwen Loveday]] - [[Annie Hulley]]
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*[[Jim McDonald]] - [[Charles Lawson]]
 
*[[Kevin Webster]] - [[Michael Le Vell]]
 
*[[Kevin Webster]] - [[Michael Le Vell]]
 
*[[Rosie Webster]] - [[Emma Collinge]]
 
*[[Rosie Webster]] - [[Emma Collinge]]
 
*[[Sophie Webster]] - [[Emma Woodward]]
 
*[[Sophie Webster]] - [[Emma Woodward]]
 
*[[Natalie Barnes]] - [[Denise Welch]]
 
*[[Natalie Barnes]] - [[Denise Welch]]
*[[Betty Williams]] - [[Betty Driver]]
 
 
*[[Leanne Battersby]] - [[Jane Danson]]
 
*[[Leanne Battersby]] - [[Jane Danson]]
*[[Fred Elliott]] - [[John Savident]]
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*[[Betty Williams]] - [[Betty Driver]]
 
*[[Dev Alahan]] - [[Jimmi Harkishin]]
 
*[[Dev Alahan]] - [[Jimmi Harkishin]]
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*[[Fred Elliott]] - [[John Savident]]
 
*[[Ken Barlow]] - [[William Roache]]
 
*[[Ken Barlow]] - [[William Roache]]
 
*[[Tyrone Dobbs]] - [[Alan Halsall]]
 
*[[Tyrone Dobbs]] - [[Alan Halsall]]
*[[Ashley Peacock]] - [[Steven Arnold]]
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*[[Tom Ferguson]] - [[Tom Wisdom]]
 
*[[Maxine Peacock]] - [[Tracy Shaw]]
 
*[[Maxine Peacock]] - [[Tracy Shaw]]
*[[Alma Halliwell|Alma Baldwin]] - [[Amanda Barrie]]
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*[[Ashley Peacock]] - [[Steven Arnold]]
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*[[Alma Baldwin]] - [[Amanda Barrie]]
 
*[[Sally Webster]] - [[Sally Whittaker]]
 
*[[Sally Webster]] - [[Sally Whittaker]]
*[[Tom Ferguson]] - [[Tom Wisdom]]
 
 
===Guest cast===
 
===Guest cast===
*[[Pat Hegherty]] - [[Tony Barton]]
 
 
*[[Waiter (Episode 4738)|Waiter]] - [[Elliot Silvester]]
 
*[[Waiter (Episode 4738)|Waiter]] - [[Elliot Silvester]]
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*[[Pat Hegherty]] - [[Tony Barton]] ''(Credited as "Pat Hegerty")''
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==Places==
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*[[Rovers Return Inn]] - ''Public and hallway''
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*[[1 Coronation Street]] - ''Back room and kitchen''
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*[[4 Coronation Street]] - ''Downstairs rooms''
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*[[Corner Shop]]
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*[[17a Victoria Street]] - ''Living room/kitchen''
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*[[No. 4 Montreal House, Weatherfield Quays]] - ''Living room/kitchen''
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*Unnamed pizzeria
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*Unnamed restaurant
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
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*''[[TV Times]]'' synopsis: [[Mike Baldwin|Mike]] humiliates [[Linda Sykes|Linda]] at the [[Christmas]] party; and [[Kevin Webster|Kevin]] receives news of [[Alison Wakefield|Alison]]'s whereabouts.
 
*[[Viewing Figures]]: UK broadcast - 16,360,000 viewers (5th place - combined figure including repeat).
 
*[[Viewing Figures]]: UK broadcast - 16,360,000 viewers (5th place - combined figure including repeat).
 
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Latest revision as of 14:47, April 19, 2020

PlotEdit

The factory workers hold a Christmas party with their partners. Mike sits through an hour of it before telling Linda that he can't cope with it any more and is leaving. Kevin has an early Christmas with the girls, sad that he won't see them on the day. Jim is disappointed when Gwen tells him that she's going to her sister's for Christmas. He fears she's giving him the brush off and goes home, accusing her of ignoring him all evening. Mike finds Alma drinking in the Rovers and talks her into going for a meal. She feels uncomfortable eating with him but he tells her that he just hopes they can be friends. They both agree they don't want to just wipe the past out. Mark is amused when the factory girls debag him. Ken gives Tyrone his first reading and writing lesson. Linda takes her friends back to the flat to party. Mark thinks it's a bad idea but she refuses to listen and helps herself to Mike's drinks. Sally tells Kevin that she's had a card from Alison saying she's working in a cafe in Morecambe. Mike tells Alma that Linda makes him very happy. Fred overhears Ashley talking about a new addition and jumps to the conclusion that Maxine is pregnant. Mike is furious to find the factory girls in his flat and throws them all out, humiliating Linda.

CastEdit

Regular castEdit

Guest castEdit

PlacesEdit

NotesEdit

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