Deirdre begs Ken to give Susan and Mike a chance to blow over. Jenny refuses to stay in the children's home and walks out. Bet gives Jack his cellar job back when she finds that she can't rely on Terry and Curly for help. Don Worthington rows with Jenny and gets her to agree to return to the home temporarily. He hopes that Rita will foster her. Deirdre calls on Mike in secret. She asks him if he's seeing Susan just to hurt Ken. She begs him to drop Susan, for her sake. He tells her that he can't; he loves her.
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Susan Barlow - Wendy Jane Walker
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Gloria Todd - Sue Jenkins
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Terry Duckworth - Nigel Pivaro
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Jenny Bradley - Sally Ann Matthews
- Tracy Langton - Holly Chamarette
- Coronation Street exterior - Ginnel
- Rovers Return Inn - Yard
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- Corner Shop
- The Kabin
- The Kabin flat - Living room/kitchen
- 46b, St. Mary's Place - Living room and kitchen
- Brian Capron makes one of several appearances as Don Worthington, several years before appearing in his better-known role of Richard Hillman.
- Stuart Wolfenden makes a pre-Mark Casey appearance as Craig Russell.
- TV Times synopsis: Ken decides to tell Susan the truth about Mike Baldwin
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 17,950,000 viewers (4th place).
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