Coronation Street (1960– )

Episode #1.939 

Annie makes an embarrassing discovery about the missing necklace. The regulars regale one another with their performances at the Christmas concert. Elsie is startled by Alan's attentions.


Eric Prytherch


Leslie Duxbury, Harry Driver (stories) | 2 more credits »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Doris Speed Doris Speed ... Annie Walker
Arthur Leslie Arthur Leslie ... Jack Walker
Jean Alexander ... Hilda Ogden
Betty Driver ... Betty Turpin
Margot Bryant Margot Bryant ... Minnie Caldwell
Anne Reid ... Valerie Barlow
Patricia Phoenix Patricia Phoenix ... Elsie Tanner
Alan Browning Alan Browning ... Alan Howard
Jack Howarth Jack Howarth ... Albert Tatlock
Eileen Derbyshire ... Emily Nugent
Stephen Hancock Stephen Hancock ... Ernest Bishop
Neville Buswell Neville Buswell ... Ray Langton
Patricia Fuller Patricia Fuller ... Sandra Butler
Violet Carson Violet Carson ... Ena Sharples
Betty England Betty England ... Mrs. Hepplewhite


Annie and Jack bicker over a large turkey he's bought from a farmer friend of Albert's as she's also purchased one. Hilda and Betty resolve to repeat their threat of a notice in the Corner Shop window if Annie doesn't back down, realising that their other options are limited. Minnie treats herself to a hairdo at the Salon. Albert asks Val to trim his false Santa beard that he's glued on for a nursery school appearance. Elsie and Val start to clash for superiority at the salon. Annie refuses to back down in the face of Betty and Hilda's threats. Ernie and Emily plan to eat at a Chinese restaurant on Christmas Day. The final preparations are made to the Rovers select for the concert. Mrs Hepplewhite arrives to see Annie, wearing the necklace. She reveals that Emily gave it back to her whilst Annie was away. Annie is relieved but Jack points out that she has egg on her face now. Emily starts to panic as the concert approaches. Annie can't think what to say to Hilda and Betty. Alan takes ... Written by GusF

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Drama | Romance



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Release Date:

24 December 1969 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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Granada Television See more »
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Molly Malone
Sung by Violet Carson and Eileen Derbyshire
Piano: Stephen Hancock
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