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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 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.
 
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.
 
==Cast==
 
==Cast==
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===Regular cast===
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*[[Mike Baldwin]] - [[Johnny Briggs]]
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*[[Linda Baldwin|Linda Sykes]] - [[Jacqueline Pirie]]
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*[[Roy Cropper]] - [[David Neilson]]
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*[[Hayley Cropper]] - [[Julie Hesmondhalgh]]
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*[[Les Battersby]] - [[Bruce Jones]]
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*[[Janice Battersby]] - [[Vicky Entwistle]]
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*[[Deirdre Rachid]] - [[Anne Kirkbride]]
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*[[Gwen Davies|Gwen Loveday]] - [[Annie Hulley]]
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*[[Jim McDonald]] - [[Charles Lawson]]
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*[[Mark Redman]] - [[Paul Fox]]
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*[[Kevin Webster]] - [[Michael Le Vell]]
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*[[Rosie Webster]] - [[Emma Collinge]]
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*[[Sophie Webster]] - [[Emma Woodward]]
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*[[Natalie Barnes]] - [[Denise Welch]]
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*[[Betty Williams]] - [[Betty Driver]]
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*[[Leanne Battersby]] - [[Jane Danson]]
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*[[Fred Elliott]] - [[John Savident]]
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*[[Dev Alahan]] - [[Jimmi Harkishin]]
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*[[Ken Barlow]] - [[William Roache]]
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*[[Tyrone Dobbs]] - [[Alan Halsall]]
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*[[Ashley Peacock]] - [[Steven Arnold]]
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*[[Maxine Peacock]] - [[Tracy Shaw]]
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*[[Alma Halliwell|Alma Baldwin]] - [[Amanda Barrie]]
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*[[Sally Webster]] - [[Sally Whittaker]]
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*[[Tom Ferguson]] - [[Tom Wisdom]]
 
===Guest cast===
 
===Guest cast===
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*[[Pat Hegarty]] - [[Tony Barton]]
 
*[[Waiter (Episode 4738)|Waiter]] - [[Elliot Silvester]]
 
*[[Waiter (Episode 4738)|Waiter]] - [[Elliot Silvester]]
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==

Revision as of 15:50, August 28, 2010


Plot

The factory workers hold a Christmas party with their partners. Mike sits through an hour of it before telling Linda he can't cope with it anymore 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 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 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 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 edition and jumps to the conclusion Maxine is pregnant. Mike is furious to find the factory girls in his flat and throws them all out, humiliating Linda.

Cast

Regular cast

Guest cast

Notes

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