|ITV transmission date||22nd January 1986 (Wednesday)|
|Story associates|| Tom Elliott|
|Executive Producer||Bill Podmore|
|Producer||John G. Temple|
|Previous episode||20th January 1986|
|Next episode||27th January 1986|
Mike assures Susan he loves her for who she is. Don Worthington asks Rita to act as mediator between the Bradleys. Jenny refuses to meet Alan when he travels from Leeds. Susan stays away from the Weatherfield Recorder office. Rita tells Alan he's going to have to win Jenny's confidence. Mike tells Deirdre that Susan is with him and he intends to look after her. Audrey goes around Estate Agents and presents Alf with details of expensive detached houses. She likes one on Bolton Road for £42,000. Alf is mortified. Mike is furious when George gets orders mixed up. Deirdre tells Ken that Susan is with Mike. Ken marches into the factory and hits him to the floor.
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Tracy Langton - Holly Chamarette
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Jenny Bradley - Sally Ann Matthews
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Ida Clough - Helene Palmer
- Shirley Armitage - Lisa Lewis
- Susan Barlow - Wendy Jane Walker
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Percy Sugden - Bill Waddington
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- George Wardle - Ron Davies
- Alan Bradley - Mark Eden
- Coronation Street exterior
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 7 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- Corner Shop
- Baldwin's Casuals - Sewing room and office
- 46b, St. Mary's Place - Living room and kitchen
- Brian Capron makes the last of several appearances as Don Worthington, several years before appearing in his better-known role of Richard Hillman.
- TV Times synopsis: Shock news about Susan Barlow brings out the worst in father Ken. Rita Fairclough's 'family problems' aren't getting any easier.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 17,350,000 viewers (4th place).
- This episode was included in the Network DVD collection Coronation Street: The Best of 1980-1989, released on 31st October 2005.
|January 1986 episodes|
|Wed 1st • Mon 6th • Wed 8th • Mon 13th • Wed 15th • Mon 20th • Wed 22nd • Mon 27th • Wed 29th|