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|ITV transmission date||26th April 1989 (Wednesday)|
|Story associates|| Tom Elliott|
|Executive Producer||David Liddiment|
|Previous episode||24th April 1989|
|Next episode||1st May 1989|
Bet is annoyed after Paul Rigby tried it on in the back of a taxi. He apologises and she agrees to go out with him again. Rita advertises for an assistant. Nicky is in trouble at school for bullying. Derek tries to see DP but DP doesn't want to see him. Derek sends DP a memo saying transfer to dispatch is unacceptable and he's having to reconsider his position. Bet tells Betty that she can handle Paul. Betty is worried about her reputation. Mike gets his drivers licence back. Jenny gets offers from Leeds and Bristol University. Christine Carter makes a date with builder's lad John Savage. Alma is annoyed to discover that Gail has been looking after Nicky all afternoon. Ray Griffiths tells Derek that DP was interested in his memo and has accepted his resignation. Bet goes out with Paul. Alec phones the Rovers saying that he's at Manchester Airport and will be back in half an hour.
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Phyllis Pearce - Jill Summers
- Ivy Brennan - Lynne Perrie
- Martin Platt - Sean Wilson
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Mavis Wilton - Thelma Barlow
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Tina Fowler - Michelle Holmes
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Alma Sedgewick - Amanda Barrie
- Don Brennan - Geoff Hinsliff
- Derek Wilton - Peter Baldwin
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Jenny Bradley - Sally Ann Matthews
- Christine Carter - Tara Moran
- Stan Taylor - Johnny Allan
- Ray Griffiths - James Smith
- Paul Rigby - James Tomlinson
- John Savage - Ian Wilkinson
- DP's Secretary - Julia Deakin
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and hallway
- The Kabin
- The Kabin flat - Living room/kitchen
- Jim's Cafe
- Barkers - Offices and underground car park
- TV Times synopsis: Reeling from his recent shock, Derek examines the meaning of stress and decides he's got nothing to worry about - and that he's going to fight back. Bet reassures Betty with firm resolutions regarding her friendship with Paul.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 21,030,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
|April 1989 episodes|
|Mon 3rd • Wed 5th • Mon 10th • Wed 12th • Mon 17th • Wed 19th • Mon 24th • Wed 26th|