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|ITV transmission date||15th August 1990 (Wednesday)|
|Story editor||Tom Elliott|
|Story associates|| Elizabeth Malpas|
Jayne Hollinson (Credited as "Jane Hollinson")
|Executive Producer||David Liddiment|
|Previous episode||13th August 1990|
|Next episode||17th August 1990|
Vera refuses to let Des park his car outside No.9 and tells him and Steph to stick to their own side of the street. Tina is adamant that she won't receive the award for barmaid of the month - it's her night off. Alma can't concentrate at the cafe for worrying about Mike. Mike is put under Ralph Dobson and has to clean the gutters. Despite the indignity, he works hard in his new position. Bet gets Tina to change her mind but she refuses again when Alec refuses to buy her a dress. Alec can't get hold of Nigel Ridley to the tell him the do is off. Vera and Steph have to be separated when Vera sets up roadblocks outside her house. Nigel arrives and is put off by Alec until Tina arrives at the last moment to collect her champagne from Nigel. Peter Ingram and Mike work late but their conversation quickly descends into an argument. Ingram doesn't trust Mike and thinks he want to succeed Ralph Dobson as his number two. He tells Mike that he's not going to let him rise from the factory floor. Ingram gets angry at Mike and suddenly collapses in his office.
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Des Barnes - Philip Middlemiss
- Stephanie Barnes - Amelia Bullmore
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Tina Fowler - Michelle Holmes
- Alec Gilroy - Roy Barraclough
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Martin Platt - Sean Wilson
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Alma Sedgewick - Amanda Barrie
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Don Brennan - Geoff Hinsliff
- Mark Casey - Stuart Wolfenden
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Phyllis Pearce - Jill Summers
- Mavis Wilton - Thelma Barlow
- Ivy Brennan - Lynne Perrie
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and hallway
- Jim's Cafe
- Ingram's Textiles - Offices and factory floor
- TV Times synopsis: Nigel Ridley is welcomed back to The Rovers for a special occasion. Mike Baldwin has to make a 999 call from Ingram's factory.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,260,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
|August 1990 episodes|
|Wed 1st • Fri 3rd • Mon 6th • Wed 8th • Fri 10th • Mon 13th • Wed 15th • Fri 17th
Mon 20th • Wed 22nd • Fri 24th • Mon 27th • Wed 29th • Fri 31st