- 1 Wed 2 Jan, 1963
Elsie and Harry decide not to tell anyone about Nellie leaving Len but Len himself spreads the word. Ena is annoyed that she didn't know about Len sooner. Harry lays into Len over the way he treated Nellie when Len asks for pity. Linda thinks Nellie has left because Len was having an affair with Elsie and threatens not to return to Canada but Ivan drags her off to the docks. Frank tells Ken he's going to marry Christine causing Ken to explode at the age difference - he was at school with Christine. The residents wave the Cheveskis off.
Air Date: 1963-01-02
- 2 Mon 7 Jan, 1963
Florrie and Val give Christine the cold shoulder. Jed gets behind with the rent because he can't sell stock. Ken refuses to talk to Frank until he finishes with Christine. Minnie can't afford to drink in the Rovers. The profit on the play comes to £17, 15 shillings. Ena and Elsie hatch a plot - spreading it around that Christine has got another boyfriend, thus giving Frank and her a bit of breathing space.
Air Date: 1963-01-07
- 3 Wed 9 Jan, 1963
Ena and Elsie spread their rumour. Jed can't get rid of his stock of Cyprus sherry. When black conductor Johnny Alexander accuses Len of paying his fare, Harry sides with Len and reports Johnny. Jack buys the sherry so that Jed can pay his rent. Elsie and Ena are amazed at the vulnerability of the residents. Frank hears the news and is upset. Elsie and Ena realise they should have told him about the joke.
Air Date: 1963-01-09
- 4 Mon 14 Jan, 1963
Frank doesn't believe Christine when she tells him she doesn't have a boyfriend. Ena and Elsie tell Christine the story and she rows with them. To deceive the residents further, Elsie and Frank parade around together.
Air Date: 1963-01-14
- 5 Wed 16 Jan, 1963
Johnny's case is heard and Harry feels that he shouldn't have reported him. Swindley worries about the fall in sales at Gamma. Sheila agrees to work the market with Jed on Saturdays for £5. Elsie advises Florrie to inform the Birtles. The Mission players decide that the profits should go go towards a summer outing for the over 60's. Len admits that he didn't pay his fare and then discovers that Johnny has been sacked.
Air Date: 1963-01-16
- 6 Mon 21 Jan, 1963
Johnny blames Harry for his lost job. Concepta calls on the Alexanders and discovers Johnny is very bitter. The residents felt that Sheila is doing the wrong thing getting mixed up with Jed. Harry tells his bosses that Len lied and they offer Johnny his job back. Johnny refuses to go back to where he was not trusted and gets another job. Swindley is summoned to HG with the stock sheets. Jed kids Florrie that he's dating Sheila. Harry rows with Concepta for interfering with Johnny.
Air Date: 1963-01-21
- 7 Wed 23 Jan, 1963
Harry tires of the buses and looks around for another job. Concepta thinks it's stupid as all the local mills are closing. Emily thinks that Swindley will have to make Doreen redundant because of the lack of profits. Concepta accuses Len of disrupting Harry's life. Sheila refuses to give up the markets. Ena and Martha are amazed when Minnie becomes Jed's plant at the market in order to sell his sweaters. It doesn't work and he doesn't sell a single one. Swindley tells Emily that it is she who will have to go.
Air Date: 1963-01-23
- 8 Mon 28 Jan, 1963
Emily feels very bitter about losing her job and goes through four hankies. She and Doreen ignore Swindley. Ken finds out how Stanley is doing at his new school for Len. The Birtles arrive to sort out Sheila and Jed. Emily thinks Swindley has sacked her in vengeance over Edwin. Christine has enough of people asking her about her new boyfriend. The Birtles approach Jed as their future son-in-law.
Air Date: 1963-01-28
- 9 Wed 30 Jan, 1963
Sheila is pleased when Jed is scared of her. The Brewery plan to send a rep round on the night of his reunion dinner but Jack refuses to miss it. Doreen hands in her notice so that Emily can stay, but Swindley explains that Emily has to go because she earns the most. Frank tells Ken that he's not going to be on his own for the rest of his life. Albert agrees to go to the reunion with Jack. Frank tells Elsie he wants to ask Christine to marry him. Emily leaves Gamma Garments.
Air Date: 1963-01-30
- 10 Mon 30 Dec, 1963
Mr. Papagopolous is adamant that Emily is too expensive to keep. The Hewitts worry when Lucille does not appear to be doing very well at school. Frank proposes to Christine. She tells him she'll think it over.
Air Date: 1963-12-30
- 11 Wed 6 Feb, 1963
Esther tells Emily she could get her a job at her firm. Swindley threatens to resign unless Emily is reinstated. The Hewitts visit Lucille's school. Her teacher says she is satisfied with her work and accuses the Hewitts of pushing Lucille too much. Frank gets impatient for an answer. Papagopolous agrees to let Emily return for six weeks. If trade has not picked up by then she'll have to go. Esther tells Elsie she saw Christine at the pictures with Joe.
Air Date: 1963-02-06
- 12 Mon 11 Feb, 1963
Val discovers Frank is still seeing Christine. She feels that she regrets staying in the street now. Elsie lets it slip to Ken about Christine and Joe. Annie leads a campaign to drill up more trade for Gamma. Frank disowns Ken for interfering too much in his life. Esther tells Frank about Joe.
Air Date: 1963-02-11
- 13 Wed 13 Feb, 1963
Christine refuses to listen to Esther's apology and threatens Val, when Val tells her to leave Frank alone. Jack and Albert go to their reunion. The Brewery rep Mr Henshaw finds Annie selling the Cyprus sherry over the counter. He tells her he'll have to report her for selling non-brewery goods
Air Date: 1963-02-13
- 14 Mon 18 Feb, 1963
Annie feels that Jack will blame her if she tells him about the sherry so she doesn't. The customers flock to Gamma for Emily's sake. Jack is summoned to the Brewery and Annie has to tell him about the sherry. Frank is shocked when Joe turns up to do some plumbing at No.3. Alf corners Joe under the viaduct to beat him up.
Air Date: 1963-02-18
- 15 Wed 20 Feb, 1963
Len and Jerry stop Alf from hitting Joe. Jed installs a TV at Minnie's. Christine thinks Frank set Alf onto Joe. Jack goes to see the area manager Fred Hamilton who pretends to be going to sack him before telling him it's a joke. Jack is shocked to discover the residents had written supporting the Walkers. Annie thinks Fred has sacked Jack and arrives to sort Fred out. Len and Joe clash when they each arrive at Gamma to alter a water heater.
Air Date: 1963-02-20
- 16 Mon 25 Feb, 1963
Swindley gives the water job to Joe. Len calls him in the shop and Emily stands up for Swindley and lectures Len. The rents go up on Coronation and Mawdsley Streets. Sheila agrees to a date with Jerry if he'll supply a man for Doreen. Lucille does a study on the Street in the 1930s and looks through Harry's old photos. Concepta finds a recent one with Harry and another woman. Minnie's TV breaks down. Doreen donnes a blonde wig and is horrified to find Jed is her date. He and Jerry take them to the Orinocco to see strippers. Harry tells Concepta the woman is a clippie at a party. Joe tells Jerry he could get him a job at Roscoe and Pitts on 15 shillings a week more.
Air Date: 1963-02-25
- 17 Wed 27 Feb, 1963
Elsie warns Joe to do right by Christine. Jerry tells Len that he's been offered another job. Christine tells Elsie she's going to finish with Joe. Len advises Jerry to take the offer if he doesn't want a partnership in a few years. Jerry decides to stay with Len. Christine is relieved when Joe finishes with her. She tells Frank she will marry him.
Air Date: 1963-02-27
- 18 Mon 4 Mar, 1963
Elsie gets depressed on her birthday. She gets cards from Linda, Dennis, Ena and Bill and a letter from the landlord putting the rent up 10 shillings a week. Frank and Christine set the date for 4th May. Elsie receives an anonymous present through the post - a marquasite watch. Ken tells Christine she's making the biggest mistake of her life. Lucille reads an old paper of Ena's about a local girl portraying Lady Godiva. Sheila does a dance on one of the Rovers tables when dared by Jed. Annie threatens to throw her out. Annie is horrified to discover Ena has kept the paper of her exploits as Lady Godiva.
Air Date: 1963-03-04
- 19 Wed 6 Mar, 1963
Annie assures Jack that she did wear a body stocking and wig. She thinks Ena kept the paper in order to blackmail her. Swindley starts a petition against the rent increase. Martha is taken on at the Rovers as cleaner. Elsie discovers that the watch is from Dennis and she has to pay for it. When Annie accuses Ena of blackmail, Ena tells the whole pub that Annie was Lady Godiva.
Air Date: 1963-03-06
- 20 Mon 11 Mar, 1963
Harry thinks of selling the car. Albert wants to set bingo for the Over 60s social. Ena gets a letter from her sister Alice's neighbour, telling her that Alice is on the danger list. Swindley and Emily are summoned to Gamma House. Annie watches over Martha at the Rovers. Emily is allowed to stay at Gamma and Swindley is given a car allowance, but he hasn't a car. The landlord writes to Elsie telling her it is illegal to rent a room to Christine and gives her to the end of the month to get her out. Elsie swears vengeance on whoever informed the landlord.
Air Date: 1963-03-11
- 21 Wed 13 Mar, 1963
Elsie thinks Val reported her to the landlord. She flies at her although Val swears innocence. Ken threatens to take Elsie to court if she slanders Val. Jed agrees to buy Harry's car for £35. Elsie tells Wormold she has no intention of paying the rent increase, or losing Christine. Ena goes off to Sheffield to be with Alice. Jed offers the car to Swindley for £80. Swindley refuses it.
Air Date: 1963-03-13
- 22 Mon 18 Mar, 1963
Esther agrees to Christine moving in with her. Swindley can't find anyone to look after the Mission in Ena's absence. Elsie calls Christine malicious over moving in with Esther. She blames Christine for bringing bother onto herself and rows with Esther. Esther has to stop herself from hitting Elsie. Swindley agrees to let Jed look after the Mission for £4 a week. Frank accuses Christine of running away. Frank Jackson tells Doreen that Len was after the landlord's address.
Air Date: 1963-03-18
- 23 20 Mar 1963
Jed agrees to be caller at the bingo session. Jerry tries to matchmake between Len and Elsie. Christine tells Frank she doesn't want to live in the Street when they are married. Elsie gets it out of Doreen that Len was after the landlord's address. Christine leaves and moves in with Esther. Minnie wins a tray made by Len at bingo. Len explains he wrote to Wormold about repairs. He is hurt that Elsie suspected him and she is angry with herself. The over-sixties social goes very well with the bingo and dancing. After they have left the Mission Hall, Jed, Jerry, Sheila and Doreen move in and twist into the night. The music disturbs Fred at the chip shop and, thinking it's the Over-sixties, he says he's going to complain to the police tomorrow about Swindley.
Air Date: 1963-03-20
- 24 Mon 25 Mar, 1963
Ena returns and is questioned by the police about the excessive noise reported. She puts the PC onto Swindley. Lucille wants £30 to go to Belgium with the school. Harry demands the £22 Jed owes him for the car. Concepta finds Wormold's address written on the back of a piece of paper from Christine. The police drop their enquiries so long as there are no more complaints. Alice dies and leaves everything to Ena. Jed decides to leave the Street to live with some friends on Brownlow Road in Liverpool but doesn't know how to tell Minnie. Christine admits to Concepta that she wrote the letter to Wormold herself.
Air Date: 1963-03-25
- 25 Wed 27 Mar, 1963
Christine tells Concepta she wrote the letter because she couldn't stay in the Street being talked about any longer and couldn't bring herself to tell Elsie and Frank. Swindley gives Jed a warning about misusing the Mission. Jed can't bring himself to tell Minnie he's moving on. He tells Sheila he's going to do a midnight flit. Ken tells Concepta it would be good for Lucille to go abroad but she tells him it would mean the rest of the family would not get a holiday. Jed drives off to Liverpool with a drunken Len in the back of the car.
Air Date: 1963-03-27
- 26 Mon 1 Apr, 1963
Ena tells Frank and Albert she is ashamed of them paying the rent increase. Gamma starts a credit service. Elsie refuses to pay her arrears of six weeks until Wormold has dropped the extra. She slams the door in the rent man's face. Edwin Mason turns up looking for Christine. When he gets fresh, Elsie refuses to let him wait for her at No.11. Harry agrees to Lucille's trip. Edwin vets Frank to see what his intentions are towards Christine. Christine feels pressurised by everything.
Air Date: 1963-04-01
- 27 3 Apr 1963
Frank gets his outfit ready but Christine tells him that she can't marry him because she doesn't love him. Frank can't believe she's left it so late before telling him. Wormold threatens to bring in the bailiffs if Elsie doesn't pay the rent
Air Date: 1963-04-03
- 28 Mon 8 Apr, 1963
Frank goes to Scarborough to recuperate. School girl Rita Spears tells Lucille she fancies Ken. Lucille promises to get her a photo of him. Val gives her one, thinking she admires Ken herself. Bailiff Riding arrives to sort Elsie out. He tries to break into No.11 but the residents see him off. Swindley discovers that Elsie is covered by the 1957 Rent Act and the bailiffs need a court order before entering the house. In glee, Elsie signs all the bailiffs' forms before discovering that because she went away for a few weeks in 1960 she is not covered by the Act.
Air Date: 1963-04-08
- 29 10 Apr 1963
Elsie barricades herself in No.11 and has the lock changed. Minnie feels the pinch with Jed gone and the rent increase. Concepta discovers the photo of Ken was for Rita Spears. Minnie offers Elsie bits of furniture if hers is taken away. Ken hopes that Rita's passion will die during the Easter holidays. Jed sends Harry the £22 he owes him. On the pretext of returning a book, Rita turns up at No.9 dressed to kill.
Air Date: 1963-04-10
- 30 Mon 15 Apr, 1963
Elsie informs the papers of her stand. Ena tells her she's losing her battle. Dennis arrives from London to find Elsie ready for battle. Sheila teases Jerry, telling him she's got another man to make him jealous. He thinks it's Dennis. Dennis innocently lets the bailiffs in.
Air Date: 1963-04-15
- 31 Wed 17 Apr, 1963
The residents are embarrassed for Elsie as her furniture is put out onto the Street. She blames them for not standing against the increase. When she hears the press are coming she feels that she's made her point and gives them the money. The furniture is replaced and she is forced to pay the bailiffs charges. Dennis tells Elsie he is back to stay. Rita feels put out when Ken avoids her. Dennis advises Jerry to go out with another girl to get Sheila jealous. Dennis reveals Lenny wants to open a club in part of the factory. Sheila gets upset when Jerry goes off with Rita. He shows her off in the Rovers. When Ken identifies her, Jerry marches her outside and lectures her.
Air Date: 1963-04-17
- 32 Mon 22 Apr, 1963
Frank returns from Scarborough and appears chirpy. Dennis asks Len what his intentions are towards Elsie. Frank and Christine run into each other and are friendly. Dennis keeps his exploits in London very quiet. He then receives a mysterious telegram.
Air Date: 1963-04-22
- 33 Wed 24 Apr, 1963
Dennis stops using the Rovers phone when he discovers the Barlows have one. The residents think Frank must have something else on his mind to recover from Christine so easily. In Swindley's absence, Emily and Doreen run Gamma very smoothly. Mavis Fox arrives from London looking for a Coronation Street with detached houses in. Dennis catches up with her and explains that his Grannie lives in the Street whilst he's looking after his father's mill. She is thrilled and he installs her in a hotel. Emily and Doreen fall for the van drivers who transfer some of their stock to another branch. They then discover there was no transfer and the stock has been stolen.
Air Date: 1963-04-24
- 34 29 Apr 1963
Det. Sgt. Shorrocks of the CID interviews Emily and Doreen. They are reluctant to give a description of the good-looking robber. Ken suspects Frank of being up to something. Mavis Fox calls at No.11 to visit Dennis' grandmother. Elsie plays along as the cleaner. Mr Papagopolous is pleased that the stock was stolen as it was old stock that couldn't sell and was insured. Elsie demands that Dennis tells Mavis the truth. Frank tells Ken he plans to leave the GPO and buy a DIY shop. Dennis can't bring himself to tell Mavis.
Air Date: 1963-04-29
- 35 Wed 1 May, 1963
Dennis tells Elsie that Mavis chucked him when he told her about his humble life. She feels sorry for him before discovering he is lying. She threatens to tell Mavis. The police recover all the stolen stock to the girls' dismay. Dennis tells Mavis the truth. She tells him she'll have to return to London to think about their relationship. Martha loses Ena's pension book. Frank refuses to listen to Ken's opposition to the shop. Ken thinks he shouldn't give up the security of the GPO. Mavis returns to London. Elsie is horrified to learn Dennis let Mavis go when she discovers her mother owns a few hotels.
Air Date: 1963-05-01
- 36 Mon 6 May, 1963
The assistants celebrate at Miami when they discover Mrs Dumbarton is leaving. They are told one of them will be promoted. Frank cashes in his policies and signs the shop's lease. Martha reports the missing book and tells Ena it's gone. Christine and Elsie think Dot will get the supervisor's job. Jerry asks Sheila to go steady with him. Ken returns Ena's pension book after a school boy finds it. She discovers that this week's one has been drawn.
Air Date: 1963-05-06
- 37 Wed 8 May, 1963
Ken stands by pupil Michael Butterworth, believing he didn't cash the pension. Dot starts to boss Elsie and Christine. Ena gets the truth out of Michael, that he cashed the pension and spent the money. Christine is offered the supervisor's job. Sheila agrees to go steady with Jerry. Swindley hears that he may be promoted to Gamma House. Ena reports Michael to the police.
Air Date: 1963-05-08
- 38 Mon 13 May, 1963
Swindley reveals he has been promoted to Administration. Jerry tries to get Len to invite Elsie to the Federation Dance. Ken ignores Ena because of Michael. Elsie agrees to go to the Dance on Wednesday. Ena worries what will happen to Michael as the residents turn against her. Dennis books a table at a posh restaurant to treat Elsie on Wednesday.
Air Date: 1963-05-13
- 39 Wed 15 May, 1963
Michael appears at the juvenile court and is put on probation. Elsie is torn between letting Dennis and Len down. In the end she drops Dennis. At the dance she sees Florrie with a handsome man who turns out to be her cousin. Doreen takes Elsie's place as Dennis' dinner partner but is annoyed when he doesn't try anything on. Elsie and Len grow very intimate at the dance.
Air Date: 1963-05-15
- 40 Mon 20 May, 1963
Christine starts as trainee supervisor and tries to cut down on Dot and Elsie's chatter. Concepta tells Annie that she doesn't know how much Harry earns. Annie tells her she's too docile. Swindley is shocked when Emily takes the news of his departure lightly. Dennis discovers Elsie went out with Len and feels unwanted. Elsie refuses to go out with Len again because he is still legally married. Concepta tackles Harry about his earnings. Elsie begins to think that the power has gone to Christine's head.
Air Date: 1963-05-20
- 41 Wed 22 May, 1963
Annie makes enquiries and tells Concepta that Harry earns £14.17/6 a week. Christine reprimands Elsie for getting a dress on discount for Sheila. Emily and Doreen fall for the new manager, Mr Cresswell. Harry tells Concepta he earns £13 a week. Elsie tries to give Christine some advice but she tells Elsie that their friendship stops outside the shop. Swindley tells the girls Cresswell is only a buyer. Annie gets a letter from Arthur Forsythe-Jones saying he'll be coming up whilst Jack is away fishing.
Air Date: 1963-05-22
- 42 Mon 27 May, 1963
Annie packs Jack off to Scotland. Frank starts to clean out the shop. Concepta's father is taken ill and is forced to retire. She feels that Harry could run the garage for him. Annie cleans the Rovers in the hope that Arthur will arrive. Dennis enjoys running Lenny's agency, auditioning strippers and chorus girls.
Air Date: 1963-05-27
- 43 Wed 29 May, 1963
Frank's premises has a reputation of being a bad omen for businesses. Concepta goes to Ireland. Dennis finds it hard to get people interested in his shows. Concepta sends Harry a telegram telling him to hand in his notice.
Air Date: 1963-05-29
- 44 Mon 3 Jun, 1963
Concepta returns unexpectedly. She tells Harry she wants to buy the garage-cum grocers in instalments. Arthur arrives at the Rovers, he enjoys the atmosphere of the pub. Annie agrees to go to a show with him. Harry resigns from the buses, planning a future in Ireland.
Air Date: 1963-06-03
- 45 Wed 5 Jun, 1963
Swindley spends his last day at the shop. Emily and Doreen buy him a pen as a farewell present. Jack wants to return when he discovers Arthur is around but Annie puts him off. Lucille doesn't want to go to Ireland. Annie can't find anyone to look after the bar for the evening and has to cancel her date with Arthur. He begs her to let him work behind the bar instead. Emily, Doreen and Ena toast Swindley and his future. Arthur impresses the customers and answers the phone when Jack telephones. Ken warns Concepta that Lucille could cause trouble. Lucille begs Harry to let her stay, saying she wants her mum.
Air Date: 1963-06-05
- 46 Mon 10 June, 1963
Jack returns to sort out Annie and Arthur. She tells him there is nothing in their relationship but Arthur knows his way around the pub. Dennis discovers that both Elsie and Len are holidaying in Blackpool. Arthur takes Annie to the theatre. Harry tries to stall Concepta over Ireland but she is impatient to leave. Annie returns at 1am.
Air Date: 1963-06-10
- 47 Wed 12 Jun, 1963
Annie tells Jack she only went out with Arthur to make him jealous. Val finds it hard to look after Ken whilst working and he takes suffrage. Harry decides that they're staying in Coronation Street. Lucille's worry about her schooling tips the scales. Arthur gives Annie a plant and leaves. When Concepta throws out Lucille's toys, Lucille tells her that they're not going to Ireland. Concepta walks out.
Air Date: 1963-06-12
- 48 Mon 17 Jun, 1963
Elsie and Len return from holiday. Elsie is hurt by Dennis' coolness. Harry finds Concepta in a playground and tells her that he can't leave Weatherfield as it's his home. Frank has hassle with his tenant, Ethel Tyson, who is two months in arrears. Concepta threatens to go to Ireland on her own. Elsie tells Len to tread easy with Dennis, they were only together for one afternoon.
Air Date: 1963-06-17
- 49 Wed 19 Jun, 1963
Frank advertises his grand opening. Concepta blames Lucille for Harry's change of mind. Elsie tries to make up with Dennis but he refuses to listen to her. Concepta tells Harry he's selfish and always has been. He accuses her of being after her father's money. She tells him to go and live with Len and to take Lucille with him. Lucille hears and starts to pack, begging Concepta to let her leave. Concepta stops rowing and tries to comfort her. She brings the two of them together and Concepta resigns herself to her fate at No.7.
Air Date: 1963-06-19
- 50 Mon 24 Jun, 1963
Frank worries that no one will come to his grand opening. Florrie sorts out the refreshments for him and Len is his first customer. Elsie takes time off work to go to the opening, leaving Christine on her own at work. There's a raffle at the opening and Minnie wins an electric drill. Harry goes for a job as a salesman but doesn't get it. David turns up at Frank's shop.
Air Date: 1963-06-24
- 51 Wed 26 Jun, 1963
David can't understand why Ken is still staying in the Street. Christine discovers Elsie took the day off and decides to report her. David realises the residents resent his affluence. Minnie feels that she can't be trusted with the drill and returns it. Christine gives Elise a ticking off in front of a customer. As David returns to London, Frank realises he's outgrown the Street. Elsie is annoyed when Christine continues to rule over her in front of customers and goes to personnel.
Air Date: 1963-06-26
- 52 Mon 1 Jul, 1963
Florrie offers the Hewitts credit if they're finding it hard. Harry thinks of going back to driving buses but Concepta refuses to let him. Christine is summoned to personnel where Miss Read tells her she has received other complaints about Elsie. Marion Lund, now married, arranges a foursome with the Barlows. Elsie tells Miss Read that she can no longer work with Christine. Miss Read promises changes.
Air Date: 1963-07-01
- 53 Wed 3 Jul, 1963
Elsie thinks she's going to be sacked. Harry grows depressed on the dole. Val has to back out of seeing Marion as she has an appointment. Miss Read tells Elsie she can stay in the department. Ellistons has to close for two weeks as they have no orders. Christine is transferred and put in charge of children's wear, she makes up with Elsie before she leaves. Marion's husband is ill and to Val's horror, Ken decides to see Marion on his own. Harry refuses to let Concepta go back to work at the Rovers. She tells him she has saved £46 in her post office book. Ken goes out with Marion.
Air Date: 1963-07-03
- 54 Mon 8 Jul, 1963
Emily enjoys being in charge at Gamma. Dennis advertises for new acts to contact him. Val thinks that Ken wants to get together with Marion again. Elsie is horrified as lots of would-be performers turn up at No.11.
Air Date: 1963-07-08
- 55 Wed 10 Jul, 1963
Gamma's takings have gone up 17% since Swindley left. Doreen thinks Emily should be made manageress. Val is reconciled to Ken when he tells her he loves her. Dennis receives three bundles of letters in the post. Emily is summoned to Gamma House. Dave Smith offers Harry a job as a bookie's clerk, Harry refuses it. Emily is upset when she discovers that Mr Crossley from the Gaunt Street branch is to be the new manager.
Air Date: 1963-07-10
- 56 Mon 15 Jul, 1963
Doreen and Emily are nervous of Crossley's arrival. Dennis Tanner Enterprises holds its auditions. Neil Crossley turns out to be a real charmer. Dennis becomes ecstatic over the discovery of singing window cleaner, Walter Potts.
Air Date: 1963-07-15
- 57 Wed 17 Jul, 1963
Neil doesn't seem to care about the shop. Dennis signs Walter up, taking 40% of his earnings. He gives him a new name - Brett Falcon. Neil takes a fancy to Doreen, Val and Sheila. He shows his true nature when he gets into trouble with Papagopolous and blames Emily.
Air Date: 1963-07-17
- 58 Mon 22 Jul, 1963
Harry can't bring himself to tell Lucille she can't go to Belgium. Neil and Sheila date in secret. Martha tells Doreen she often sees Neil in the betting shop. Dennis spends his time rehearsing Walter. Emily finds the petty cash is down. Lucille surprises the Hewitts by not minding about not going to Belgium. Neil is tracked down by Pat Lynch who refuses to leave Gamma until she's seen him.
Air Date: 1963-07-22
- 59 Wed 24 Jul, 1963
Pat demands £15 that Neil owes her. She refuses to go out with him again. Sheila falls behind with the rent. Walter is thrown out of his lodgings because of his rehearsing, he dumps himself on Dennis. Neil explains to Emily that he borrowed the petty cash. Jerry tells Len he's thinking of marrying Sheila. Neil borrows money off Sheila as they continue to meet in secret.
Air Date: 1963-07-24
- 60 Mon 29 Jul, 1963
Dennis hides Walter at No.11 behind Elsie's back. Sheila tells Florrie she's lent her rent money to Neil. Elsie warns Neil off Sheila. With Ken at work, Neil tries to seduce Val but Concepta saves her. Elsie tells Sheila to drop Neil for Jerry's sake. Sheila accuses her of being jealous, old and past it.
Air Date: 1963-07-29
- 61 Wed 31 Jul, 1963
Doreen is annoyed that Sheila will not tell her what is going on. Harry takes up driving for Marshalls. Sheila borrows £5 off Jerry, telling him she needs a new dress for a dance. She pays Florrie the rent. Jerry sees Sheila and Neil together.
Air Date: 1963-07-31
- 62 Mon 5 Aug, 1963
Christopher Hewitt's first birthday. A stray dog roams the Street. Jerry breaks his arm in a road accident, his bike is written off. Ena takes the dog in and Walter tells her he is staying at No.11.
Air Date: 1963-08-05
- 63 Wed 7 Aug, 1963
The dog is claimed. Ena bets Dennis that Elsie will soon find out about Walter. Sheila tells Jerry that she was talking to Neil about getting the dress wholesale. Elsie catches Walter sneaking about in his pyjamas. She tells him he can stay for 30 shillings a week. Jerry hears that Harry saw Sheila with Neil three weeks ago. Harry gets an interview as chauffeur at Amalgamated Steel. Jerry catches Sheila and Neil together in the Street.
Air Date: 1963-08-07
- 64 Mon 12 Aug, 1963
Neil tells Jerry that Sheila's for sharing and they start fighting. The residents try to stop them but when Neil insults Sheila, Jerry knocks him unconscious. Neil comes to in fifteen minutes and swears vengeance. Sheila rejects Jerry. Len tells Elsie he is divorced from Nellie and it will be absolute in three months. He asks her to marry him on November 5th.
Air Date: 1963-08-12
- 65 Wed 14 Aug, 1963
Len tells Elsie he's serious about marrying her. She feels that they're both failures at marriage and asks for time to think it over. Frank sides with Neil against the residents and cashes cheques for him. Elsie persuades Florrie to tear up a letter she has written to Mrs Birtles; she feels the affair will soon end. Harry discovers he'll be driving the darts team outing to New Brighton. Sheila breaks down when Neil stands her up and she waits for him for three hours.
Air Date: 1963-08-14
- 66 Mon 19 Aug, 1963
Neil promises Sheila another night out. Emily refuses to be loyal to Neil when bookie Jud Bates keeps ringing up for him. Elsie doesn't know what to do about Len. She worries that Dennis won't survive on his own. Sheila catches Neil trying to sneak off to avoid taking her out. When she tells him he's not man enough to finish with her he slaps her. Emily phones Papagopolous demanding Neil's removal.
Air Date: 1963-08-19
- 67 Wed 21 Aug, 1963
Elsie continues to stall Len. Frank cashes Neil a cheque for £25. Papagopolous makes Emily manageress and tells her to fire Neil. Harry gets the job at Amalgamated Steel. Neil refuses to believe he's been sacked until Head Office tells him. He leaves, still owing the petty cash. Ena tells Elsie how lonely it can be, being old and manless. Dennis advises Elsie to marry Len.
Air Date: 1963-08-21
- 68 26 Aug 1963
Harry drives the darts picnic - Dennis, Walter, Frank, Jack, Alf, Jerry, Ken, Albert and Len to New Brighton. Concepta is not happy when she learns that Harry will have to work some nights. The coach keeps breaking down and the men get drunk. When a policeman tries to get the men to quieten down at 2.00am, Albert knocks his helmet off and Alf tries to hit him. He calls for a prison van.
Air Date: 1963-08-26
- 69 Wed 28 Aug, 1963
Harry fears the incident with the police will damage his reference for the new job. Elsie tells Len she can't marry him - she gets on too well with him. Dennis gets Walter his first gig at Weatherfield Trades and Labour Club. When Walter sings in the Rovers, a PC calls following a complaint.
Air Date: 1963-08-28
- 70 Mon 2 Sep, 1963
Doreen tries to bring Sheila out of herself. In court, Alf is fined £10, Albert £5 and Walter £2. Sheila refuses to go to see Walter perform. Doreen feels that she'll never get her and Jerry back together again. Neil's cheque bounces and Ken decides to track him down to get Frank's money back.
Air Date: 1963-09-02
- 71 Wed 4 Sep, 1963
Jerry, Doreen and Lucille go to see Walter's debut. The concert secretary's daughter, Myra Dickenson, falls for Jerry. When the top billers don't turn up Walter is given four more spots. The regulars have a kitty to raise Albert's £5 fine. The concerters miss their bus and have to walk home. Ena lashes out at Emily when she criticises the state of the Mission. She later has a dizzy spell in the Rovers. Frank and Ken track Neil down to Walkden and get some money out of him. Lucille gets the address off Ken and rushes to tell Sheila.
Air Date: 1963-09-04
- 72 Mon 9 Sep, 1963
Sheila is not bothered about Neil's whereabouts. Len finds dry rot in the Mission. Swindley tells him he's finding the work hard at Head Office. Sheila refuses to return to work but when Doreen threatens to write to her mother she goes in. Swindley misses the shop. Sheila is sacked for taking too much time off. Emily feels guilty running the shop when Swindley is so unhappy.
Air Date: 1963-09-09
- 73 Wed 11 Sep, 1963
Emily puts in her resignation. Doreen can't understand why as the shop is doing much better under her. Sheila gets dressed up and goes to see Neil. She hopes he'll ask her to live with him. Swindley returns to the shop as manager and gets rid of all Emily's displays. Concepta stops working at the Rovers as Harry is established. Neil tells Sheila he doesn't want her anymore. After Doreen tells her she's had enough as well, Sheila swallows a bottle full of pills. After being sick she gasses herself.
Air Date: 1963-09-11
- 74 16 Sep 1963
Dennis realises something is wrong when he finds the flat door locked. The Street is aroused and Dennis smashes a window to get in as Len and Harry try to break the door down. Dr. Aston arrives and Sheila is rescued. Dennis cuts his arm and is covered in blood. Len offers Elsie a no-strings relationship but she refuses. Sheila is taken to hospital in an ambulance. Frank puts shop flat tenant Ethel Tyson's rent up - she refuses to pay it.
Air Date: 1963-09-16
- 75 Wed 18 Sep, 1963
Ken thinks Frank is being too heavy handed with Ethel. Sheila packs. Jerry tries to win her over but she rejects him. he refuses to take the £5 back. She thanks Dennis for saving her. Ethel refuses to pay the increase or the arrears. Sheila leaves for Rawtenstall and Jerry goes out with Myra.
Air Date: 1963-09-18
- 76 Mon 23 Sep, 1963
Doreen wants to do more with her life, she starts looking for a new flat mate. Ethel starts putting customers off Frank's shop. He decides to serve her a notice to quit. Len realise's he's going to have to pay Jerry more as his apprenticeship ends. Doreen asks Myra if she'd like to share the flat but she's happy at home. Ethel's brother George Pickup and his son Jim arrive to sort Frank out.
Air Date: 1963-09-23
- 77 Wed 25 Sep, 1963
Frank gives Ethel a month's notice. She tears it up. When she starts slandering him outside the shop Martha rows with her. George offers to pay the arrears and the increase and threatens Frank with violence. Len and Jerry do up No.13 for Wormold who wants to sell it. Doreen thinks of emigrating or joining the army. Len's amused by the way Myra dominates Jerry. Doreen tells Emily she's leaving to join the Women's Royal Army Corps, transport section. Myra tells Jerry they could live in No.13 when they are married. He is shocked to discover she considers them engaged.
Air Date: 1963-09-25
- 78 Mon 30 Sep, 1963
Concepta is annoyed when Harry has to be away for their wedding anniversary. Doreen plans a farewell party. Minnie is overcome when she receives a birthday present from Jed. Jerry is amazed at the speed in which Myra plans their lives. Ethel pays her rent so as not to give Frank an excuse to throw her out. Minnie lets Jerry and Myra court in her house. They lay on a surprise birthday tea for her, and fix the date - 19th October.
Air Date: 1963-09-30
- 79 Wed 2 Oct, 1963
Florrie refuses to let Walter take the shop on. Swindley organises a children's party at the Mission. Lucille gets Frank to babysit so that she can go to Doreen's party. The residents get tired of Jim hanging around the street. Walter entertains the guests at the party and Doreen says goodbye to the Street.
Air Date: 1963-10-02
- 80 Mon 7 Oct, 1963
Ethel pushes George to put pressure on Frank. Wormold accepts Jerry's offer of £525 for No.13. Lucille sneaks off to the Luxy with Jim after he starts a fire in Franks' shop. Frank and Ken extinguish the fire. Frank accuses George of starting the fire but he has an alibi in the Rovers. Jim tells him he's been with Lucille all evening.
Air Date: 1963-10-07
- 81 Wed 9 Oct, 1963
Ethel realises that she could have died in the fire. She accuses Frank of starting the fire himself for the insurance. Lucille tells Ken that she saw Jim going into the shop. Frank threatens to call in the police unless Ethel vacates the flat in a week. They all agree. Ena refuses to have the children's party in the Mission.
Air Date: 1963-10-09
- 82 Mon 14 Oct, 1963
Myra asks Dennis to be best man. He is delighted. The committee blame Swindley for Ena's stand and the party is moved to the Friday Street Mission. Jerry tells Myra that he has asked a friend, Vincent to be his best man but she meets Vincent and talks him out of it. Vera worries for Ena's health but she refuses to see a doctor. As the news spreads that the party is off because of Ena, the residents give her the cold shoulder.
Air Date: 1963-10-14
- 83 Wed 16 Oct, 1963
Minnie hates not talking to Ena. Elsie discovers Dennis has got a suit on Hire Purchase on her instalments. He tells her it's so that he wouldn't show her up. Martha snubs Ena in the Rovers. Minnie grows concerned about Ena's health. She tells her daughter Vera that she thinks Ena's going senile.
Air Date: 1963-10-16
- 84 Mon 21 Oct, 1963
Jerry gets harassed with the wedding arrangements. The number of children invited to the party is cut as the Friday Street Mission is smaller. Ena lays into Minnie for interfering with Vera. She tells her to keep away causing Minnie to break down. Jerry's stag night becomes very rowdy. Lucille hates her wedding hat and refuses to wear it. Jerry falls into a drunken stupper in the Select.
Air Date: 1963-10-21
- 85 23 Oct 1963
None of the wedding guests want to share a car with Ena so she arrives at the church on her own. Myra arrives before Jerry who is taken to a pub by Dennis and Walter. After the wedding, Dennis reads telegrams from Doreen, the Walkers and Sheila. The Booths go off on honeymoon in Torquay. Ena returns to the Vestry to find it wrecked, the harmonium shattered and the furniture slashed.
Air Date: 1963-10-23
- 86 Mon 28 Oct, 1963
The police interview Ena. The neighbours feel guilty when they hear Ena has lost everything. They are shocked when she breaks down. The doctor diagnosis arteriosclerosis. He tells her she must rest. The police discover that Len had a key to the Vestry for repair work. Ena agrees to move in with Minnie. The police want to interview Len.
Air Date: 1963-10-28
- 87 Wed 30 Oct, 1963
Len was too drunk to remember what happened after the wedding reception. The police refuse to believe he is innocent and bring up the fact that he was bound over. They find a hammer belonging to Jerry was used to smash the Vestry up and take Len to the station to take his finger prints.
Air Date: 1963-10-30
- 88 Mon 4 Nov, 1963
Len's key to the Mission is missing and he doesn't know where it is. Swindley finds a new harmonium for Ena. He tells her she can have all the new furniture she wants. Ena can't be bothered with the Mission. Ken and Elsie do their best to try and clear Len. Elsie admits she knows where Len was after the reception.
Air Date: 1963-11-04
- 89 Wed 6 Nov, 1963
Elsie tells the police that Len spent the night with her. Len is shocked and realises Elsie has made it up to clear him. He makes her go to the police and they tear up her statement. Ken and Ena realise they both know who wrecked the Vestry. Walter gets depressed that no one wants to employ him.
Air Date: 1963-11-06
- 90 Mon 11 Nov, 1963
The Booths return from honeymoon and lodge with his parents. Len gets annoyed when the Mission contract goes to Roscoe & Pitts. Jerry remembers a boy looking round the Yard and identifies Michael Butterworth. The key is found on him. Frank considers opening another shop and installing Alf as manager. Lenny tells Dennis he's sending his partner Laurie Frazer to sort things out in the Northern Office. Walter gets photographs printed for Lucille's fan club.
Air Date: 1963-11-11
- 91 Wed 13 Nov, 1963
Dennis worries about Laurie. Walter goes to London to make a record with his friends' group, the Brainwashers. Ena returns to the Mission. Myra finds it hard to handle the housekeeping. Elsie falls for Laurie. Alf plans to pack his job in to become Frank's manager.
Air Date: 1963-11-13
- 92 Mon 18 Nov, 1963
Laurie gets Dennis to chase up unpaid commissions. Dennis is forced to put Walter on the firm's books. Albert tells Alf that Frank was only boasting about another shop. Laurie turns up at No.11 with his car and Elsie agrees to go out with him.
Air Date: 1963-11-18
- 93 Wed 20 Nov, 1963
Laurie is interested in Walter's exploits in London and his record "Not Too Little, Not Too Much". Laurie investigates his talent.
Air Date: 1963-11-20
- 94 Mon 25 Nov, 1963
The Booths move into No.13. Dennis gets excited as Laurie promotes Walter. The Booth's new furniture arrives - all on Hire Purchase. Jerry carried Myra over the threshold. Laurie discovers Walter has signed a three year contract with London manager Billy Reno. He is horrified that Dennis did not get him signed up, only on a gentleman's agreement.
Air Date: 1963-11-25
- 95 Wed 27 Nov, 1963
Dennis plans to leave the area rather than be sacked but Elsie tells him she'll sort Laurie out. Ken takes over the school production of 'Julius Ceasar'. Laurie tells Elsie he's not sacking Dennis, just scaring him. Val realises what Ken has to put up with when he brings the cast back for costume fittings.
Air Date: 1963-11-27
- 96 Mon 2 Dec, 1963
Walter asks Lucille if she'll do a Personal Appearance with him in London but she has exams. Annie plans a big night out at the Victualers Ball but discovers Jack's dinner suit is moth-eaten. He tells her they're going, he'll get a new suit.
Air Date: 1963-12-02
- 97 Wed 4 Dec, 1963
Jack hires a suit for the ball. Ken and colleague Dave Robbins take over No.9 for their rehearsals. Lucille sneaks out of No. 7 in the middle of the night to go to London on a lorry.
Air Date: 1963-12-04
- 98 Mon 9 Dec, 1963
Harry wants to call in the police when he discovers that Marjorie Thornley is missing as well. Ken realises they've gone to London. Mr Thornley accuses Harry of not being firm enough with Lucille. Walter is contacted and Lucille is ordered back home. Emily goes to bingo with Florrie. Florrie wins £40 but they are followed by a man.
Air Date: 1963-12-09
- 99 Wed 11 Dec, 1963
The man snatches Florrie's handbag in the Street but Jerry manages to get it back. Lucille returns at 5am. Harry tells her he's going to write to her school to tell them where she's been.
Air Date: 1963-12-11
- 103 25 Dec 1963
It is Christmas Day and news spreads around the Street that the surprise is a "This Is Your Life" but no one knows whose life it is. Elsie warns Dennis that it had better not be hers. As the residents gather in the Mission Hall, Dennis announces it is Annie's life. Annie is surprised when the show includes a recorded message from Arthur Forsythe-Jones and visits from Joan, Billy, Ena, Minnie, Martha, Esther, opera producer Edgar Nuttall and George Stubbins, the man who led the horse on which she portrayed Lady Godiva. Esther announces that she's moving to Glasgow.
Air Date: 1963-12-25