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Episode number 2
ITV broadcast date 14th December 1960 (Wednesday)
Production code P228/2
Writer Tony Warren
Director Derek Bennett
Previous episode 9th December 1960
Next episode 16th December 1960



Florrie is caught by the police selling firelighters after seven. Christine Hardman of No.13 is annoyed that Ena is telling everyone that her mother May, who is in hospital after suffering a breakdown, has gone mad. Kids scratch Susan's Dad's car. Ida embarrasses Ken by showing Susan his baby photos and he then introduces her to family friend Esther Hayes at No.5. Susan embarrasses Ken by making him take her into the Rovers. Ivan Cheveski turns up at the Rovers. Linda also goes there for a drink with Elsie and is not pleased when she bumps into Ivan. Ena and her fellow pensioner cronies, Martha Longhurst and Minnie Caldwell, watch with delight from the bar of the snug, expecting a fight.



Regular cast

Guest cast


Commercial releases

This episode was included on the 1960 disc of the Network DVD collection Coronation Street: The 1960s, released in 2006.

Notable dialogue

Susan Cunningham: "Don't let's bother about town. What about that funny Victorian pub on the corner?"


Elsie Tanner: "When you were courting this house was like the League of Nations"

Linda Cheveski: "History, as you might say, is repeating itself, in't it."


Elsie Tanner: (Reminising about a hotel she visited) "Commissionaire looked at me a bit funny but I just stared him out. I thought 'Yes, Tiddles, you wouldn't be looking so superior if this was 1942 and I was sweeping in with one of my Yankee officers'"


Ena Sharples: "...You know sometimes I think I'm just about ready to go off down to that cemetary, but if I had my way, I'd just like to go like me mother did"

Martha Longhurst: "Ee, that were a beautiful ending."

Ena Sharples: "Oh, lovely. She just sat up, broke wind and died. We all having the same again, girls?"

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