|ITV transmission date||29th July 1987 (Wednesday)|
|Story associates|| Tom Elliott|
|Executive Producer||Bill Podmore|
|Producer||John G. Temple|
|Previous episode||27th July 1987|
|Next episode||3rd August 1987|
Mike stays out all night. Mavis finds it hard keeping the secret from Rita and she feels Rita thinks she's bothered with Derek. Susan runs the factory in Mike's absence. He returns and tells her that he wants children before he's too old to enjoy them. Curly is granted a place on the Business and Management Studies course, starting in September. Sally is annoyed when Kevin invites Hilda and Tom Hopwood to the party. Susan stops Prescotts' order from leaving the factory as Prescotts haven't settled their last two accounts. Kevin and Sally go shopping for a sofa to brighten the flat up. Kevin is pressurised by Sally and the salesman into buying one. He refuses to let her have the two matching chairs. Alan tells Rita that an old colleague has invited them to his wedding. Mike is furious that Susan has stopped the Prescott order and tells her in front of the workforce that she's sacked.
- Jenny Bradley - Sally Ann Matthews
- Alan Bradley - Mark Eden
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Susan Baldwin - Wendy Jane Walker
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Shirley Armitage - Lisa Lewis
- Ida Clough - Helene Palmer
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Gloria Todd - Sue Jenkins
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Alec Gilroy - Roy Barraclough
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 7 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 15a Coronation Street - Living room
- Baldwin's Casuals - Sewing room and office
- 46b, St. Mary's Place - Living room and kitchen
- Fletchers Furniture store
- Last appearance of Ida Clough until 4th January 1988.
- 16mm location filming for Fletchers Furniture store was conducted at Total Discount Warehouse on Hyde Road in Manchester on Wednesday 8th July 1987.
- TV Times synopsis: Mike and Susan’s troubles reach crisis point, While Kevin’s and Sally’s are just beginning - with a shopping expedition.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 14,100,000 viewers (3rd place).
|July 1987 episodes|
|Wed 1st • Mon 6th • Wed 8th • Mon 13th • Wed 15th • Mon 20th • Wed 22nd • Mon 27th • Wed 29th|