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|ITV transmission date||14th June 1989 (Wednesday)|
|Story associates|| Tom Elliott|
|Executive Producer||David Liddiment|
|Previous episode||12th June 1989|
|Next episode||19th June 1989|
Jack discovers the Gilroys are going on holiday at short notice. He realises that he'll be in charge and plans to show the brewery how well he can run a pub. Bet buys new clothes for the holiday. Phyllis is shocked when Gail tells her that she can't return to the cafe; they can't afford her. She breaks down, feeling useless. The Gilroys leave for Spain. Jack is shocked to discover Betty has returned to take charge. Alma discovers that the Roberts' are Mike's friends and befriends them. When Deirdre makes a comment to Ken that she never knows what hat he is wearing with her - husband or reporter - he jokingly buys a trilby in order to question her about Council business. He knows about the closure of a day nursery. She tells him that he can't print anything about the nursery as she's involved on the committee.
- Alec Gilroy - Roy Barraclough
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Tracy Barlow - Dawn Acton
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Alma Sedgewick - Amanda Barrie
- Percy Sugden - Bill Waddington
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Tina Fowler - Michelle Holmes
- Phyllis Pearce - Jill Summers
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and hallway
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- Rosamund Street
- Jim's Cafe
- Weatherfield Town Hall - Stairway and corridor
- Bessie Street
- Inkerman Street
- TV Times synopsis: Jack is to suffer a crisis of confidence when Alec makes his holiday arrangements. And Ken’s latest Recorder scoop could have Deirdre feeling the backlash from her council colleagues.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,490,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
|June 1989 episodes|
|Mon 5th • Wed 7th • Mon 12th • Wed 14th • Mon 19th • Wed 21st • Mon 26th • Wed 28th|