Lucille waits nervously for the postman and her exam results. Annie tries to calm her nerves. Jerry tries to think of ways to improve the business. Len at first is not interested but then remembers that they are in a partnership now. Ken asks Len for help in looking over a car he's interested in buying. Ted's daughter writes to Albert asking him not to interfere but he is unmoved by the plea. Mr Charlesworth calls on Albert and warns him that Ted will be a drain on his finances. Lucille gets five 'O' Levels. The Walkers give her a present to congratulate her and a letter from Harry. There is also a phone call booked to Ireland that evening so that she can tell him and Concepta the good news. Ted is hurt by his daughter's indifference to him. Len tells Ken not to buy the car. The residents are shocked and shaken when No.7 suddenly collapses.
- Lucille Hewitt - Jennifer Moss
- Lionel Petty - Edward Evans
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- David Barlow - Alan Rothwell
- Jack Walker - Arthur Leslie
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Jerry Booth - Graham Haberfield
- Kenneth Barlow - William Roache
- Valerie Barlow - Anne Reid
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public and hallway
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room and hallway
- 7 Coronation Street - Front room and hallway
- Corner Shop
- Mawdsley Street
- Fairclough and Booth - Yard and office
- Following the collapse of No.7, the street's terraced row comprised just six houses until Len Fairclough rebuilt the property which was first seen on-screen in Episode 2210 (7th June 1982).
- Howard Baker returned as producer after a five-week gap however H.V. Kershaw continued to be credited as executive producer.
- TV Times: No synopsis appeared in the magazine between Episode 470 (14th June 1965) and Episode 499 (22nd September 1965).
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 6,000,000 homes (6th place). This somewhat low figure in comparison to surrounding episodes is explained by this edition being transmitted on August Bank Holiday Monday.
- This episode was included in the Network DVD collection Coronation Street: The Best of 1960-1969, released on 31st July 2006.
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