Coronation Street (1960– )

Episode #1.1053 

The residents learn of the plans to build a warehouse on the street. Annie resents Nellie getting one over on her. Ernest dreads facing the mission committee.


Hugh Munro


Tony Warren (based on an idea by), Ron McDonnell


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Irene Sutcliffe Irene Sutcliffe ... Maggie Clegg
Patricia Phoenix Patricia Phoenix ... Elsie Howard
Sandra Gough Sandra Gough ... Irma Barlow
Jean Alexander ... Hilda Ogden
Doris Speed Doris Speed ... Annie Walker
Julie Goodyear Julie Goodyear ... Bet Lynch
Mollie Sugden ... Nellie Harvey (as Molly Sugden)
Alan Browning Alan Browning ... Alan Howard
Kenneth Farrington Kenneth Farrington ... Billy Walker
Bernard Youens Bernard Youens ... Stan Ogden
Eileen Derbyshire ... Emily Nugent
Stephen Hancock Stephen Hancock ... Ernest Bishop
Peter Adamson Peter Adamson ... Len Fairclough
Neville Buswell Neville Buswell ... Ray Langton
Bryan Mosley Bryan Mosley ... Alf Roberts


Hilda goes to the Town Hall to put her name down for one of the new flats but comes up against a brick wall from the officials in the housing department who state they know nothing about the flats. Annie and Nellie Harvey tell each other they can't get a volunteer to open the new Brookside Motel and try to outwit each other to be the one to do the task themselves. Billy and Alan service the Rolls. The women are upset at the lack of Valentine's cards. Ernie is nervous before the Mission committee meeting. Ray asks Alf and Len for the contract of the maintenance work on the new flats. Len worries about leaks about the mail order warehouse. In the Rovers, Hilda asks workman Fred Chapman when the flats will be finished and he tells the shocked regulars about the warehouse. They are horrified and decide on a protest. Nellie tells Annie that Herbert wants her to be the one to open the motel. Annie makes a hurried phone call to the brewery's publicity office. Emily, the Ogdens, Minnie and ... Written by GusF

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Drama | Romance



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Release Date:

17 February 1971 (UK) See more »

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England, UK

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Granada Television See more »
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