Coronation Street (1960– )

Episode #1.1068 

As Stan sleeps in the bakery van, mischievous Ray drives him to a remote spot. Emily agrees to look over the shop's books. Ena decrees that Minnie's house needs a spring-clean.


Desmond McCarthy


Tony Warren (based on an idea by), H.V. Kershaw


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Episode cast overview:
Bernard Youens Bernard Youens ... Stan Ogden
Eric Francis Eric Francis ... Tommy Ratcliffe
Sandra Gough Sandra Gough ... Irma Barlow
Eileen Derbyshire ... Emily Nugent
Irene Sutcliffe Irene Sutcliffe ... Maggie Clegg
Neville Buswell Neville Buswell ... Ray Langton
Derek Etchells Derek Etchells ... Policeman
Margot Bryant Margot Bryant ... Minnie Caldwell
Violet Carson Violet Carson ... Ena Sharples
Jean Alexander ... Hilda Ogden


Stan settles down for the night in the yard of Hulmes Bakery in one of their vans with a couple of bottles of beer. Maggie and Irma ask Emily to go through their books for them and see if they can get more profits out of the business. Ray sneaks into the bakery yard. He watches watchman Tommy Ratcliffe listening at the back door of one of the vans. He realises it's the one with Stan in and drives it away. Ena refuses to go out for the bank holiday and insists Minnie spring cleans her house. Ray drives the van on to some waste ground and leaves it behind with Stan still inside it. At 3.30am, the police arrive and find the van abandoned with Stan yelling to be let out. They release him and ask him to take a breath test. The next day Stan is furious with whoever drove him there. He has to go the station to be interviewed about whoever stole the van. Minnie wears a "Kiss me quick" hat and buys ice creams, determined to enjoy her bank holiday. She sets up a picnic in her back yard but Ena ... Written by GusF

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Drama | Romance



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Release Date:

12 April 1971 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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Granada Television See more »
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