SynopsisEditMel Openshaw visits the former corn chandlers in Beckindale and see it is derelict. His sister Beth Openshaw comes from the shop and wonders what Mel's interest in the derelict building is. Mel surveys the building. Martin Gimbel and Rosemary Kendall's friendship is still in muddy waters. Matt Skilbeck finds it hard to convince others that life goes on. Henry agrees to Mel that he will have a look at the old corn chandlers. Mel says that a family with the surname Mason used to live in the village in the 1920s. They had lived in the old corn chandlers.
- Annie Sugden - Sheila Mercier
- Joe Sugden - Frazer Hines
- Sam Pearson - Toke Townley
- Matt Skilbeck - Frederick Pyne
- Amos Brearly - Ronald Magill
- Henry Wilks - Arthur Pentelow
- Rosemary Kendall - Lesley Manville
- Kathy Gimbel - Polly Hemingway
- Martin Gimbel - George Fenton
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First appearance of scenes filmed in Esholt.
First appearance of what was to be the current Woolpack premises, which was still then derelict and a former corn chandlers.