Coronation Street (1960– )

Episode #1.1532 

Firefighters tackle the blaze at the Warehouse. Emily and Ernest offer tea and sandwiches at the nearby school, but the residents prefer to seek sanctuary at the New Old Inn. Once the fire is out, two bodies are discovered in the building.


Peter Tonkinson (stories), Tony Warren (creator)


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Julie Goodyear Julie Goodyear ... Bet Lynch
Betty Driver ... Betty Turpin
Violet Carson Violet Carson ... Ena Sharples
Stephen Hancock Stephen Hancock ... Ernest Bishop
Eileen Derbyshire ... Emily Bishop
Rosemary Martin Rosemary Martin ... Ginny Spencer
Noreen Kershaw Noreen Kershaw ... Tracey Spencer
Barbara Waddington Barbara Waddington ... Kim Spencer
Margot Bryant Margot Bryant ... Minnie Caldwell
William Roache ... Ken Barlow
Helen Worth ... Gail Potter
Kathy Jones Kathy Jones ... Tricia Hopkins
Jean Alexander ... Hilda Ogden
Bernard Youens Bernard Youens ... Stan Ogden
Peter Adamson Peter Adamson ... Len Fairclough


The residents seek refuge at Bessie Street School. As Annie is still shopping, Bet and Betty save her valuables. The Bishops lay on food and tea at the school. Emily reminisces about her auntie Mary. Minnie and Bobby find themselves at the New Old Inn run by Ginny Spencer and her daughters Tracey and Kim. She is joined by more residents. As word spreads that the pub is open, the refugees leave the distress centre in favour of the New Old Inn. The firemen find two bodies in the warehouse. Len finds out that one of them is Edna Gee. Ivy and Gail break down when they hear the news and Ivy tries to comfort Fred Gee, Edna's husband. The police refuse to let the residents return to their homes. The Langtons invite Len and Ken to stay at Blanche's. Deirdre is furious when the others follow. Written by GusF

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Drama | Romance



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Release Date:

6 October 1975 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

Company Credits

Production Co:

Granada Television See more »
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Coronation Street Theme
Written by Eric Spear
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