Mike withdraws £4,000 from the bank to do a cash deal with client Don Ashton. Vera demands a holiday from Jack and she plans to take Ivy with her. Don has a load of bankrupt denim for Mike. Mike gives him the £4,000 cash to avoid paying tax. Ivy fears trapped into going away with the Duckworths. Don gets drunk in the Rovers. Bet sells him a bottle of scotch and he goes, leaving his briefcase with the cash behind.
- Brian Tilsley - Christopher Quinten
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- George Wardle - Ron Davies
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Nicky Tilsley - Warren Jackson
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public/Snug
- 5 Coronation Street - Living room
- Baldwin's Casuals - Office and loading bay
- Tilsley's Garage
- Unknown Park
- TV Times synopsis: Crafty Mike Baldwin tries a mixture of cash and drink to pull off a business deal. Ivy Tilsley gets an invitation, but has reservations about it.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 14,300,000 viewers (3rd place).
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