Annie, Betty and Val fuss over Stan, competing to make his breakfast. Stan gets a cheque for £95 from his workmates. Dickie feels that he's done something wrong. Audrey tells him she's waiting on Ray who she loves while she's only fond of him. Ray and Len go off to Huddersfield to help build a school, leaving an abrupt message for an upset Audrey. Stan gets £600 in all for his ticket to Australia from well-wishers. He is overwhelmed by people's generosity. An angry Maggie tells Lucille she's to blame for anything that happens to the Flemings. Val is astonished at the £600 and thinks that Albert did the right thing in talking to the Gazette. Ena tries to make Audrey see Ray is too flighty but Audrey is adamant that Dickie is too boring for her. Cyril books Stan a flight. He gets nervous at the thought of the smallpox jab he has to get. Audrey breaks down when she discovers that Ray and Sandra have set the wedding date of 23rd May at St. Mary's Church. Annie and Val pack for Stan. He gets a telegram which he's too scared to open. Val does so for him. It says that Hilda and Irma are coming home. Audrey packs a suitcase and leaves.
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Dickie Fleming - Nigel Humphreys
- Sandra Butler - Patricia Fuller
- Audrey Fleming - Gillian McCann
- Kenneth Barlow - William Roache
- Valerie Barlow - Anne Reid
- Susan Barlow - Wendy Jane Walker
- Peter Barlow - Christopher Dormer
- Stan Ogden - Bernard Youens
- Maggie Clegg - Irene Sutcliffe
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Lucille Hewitt - Jennifer Moss
- Cyril Turpin - William Moore
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Coronation Street
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room and hallway
- 14 Coronation Street - Living room and hallway
- Corner Shop
- Jackson's Chip Shop
- TV Times synopsis: An unusual departure, and unexpected arrival.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 8,100,000 homes (2nd place).
Maggie Clegg (to Lucille Hewitt): "Never trouble trouble until trouble trouble’s you. You’re going to learn the hard way."
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