Kevin returns to the garage to work his notice. He angrily refuses when Mark asks him to work on Sunday as they're behind on the work. Alec has an ear infection and the doctor tells him that he can't fly - the holiday is off. Mark tries to be friendly to Kevin, who remains standoffish with him and works through his tea break. Mark is unhappy with the way things have turned out and tells Sally he wishes he'd never been given the garage. Deirdre agrees to a date with Phil Jennings to discuss his donation to the school. Sally makes Kevin realise that Mark is missing their friendship. Alec tells Bet he didn't take out insurance when he booked the holiday. He's hurt when she decides to go to Madeira without him. Jenny starts work with Steph. She agrees to a Sunday in Bakewell with the Barneses and Mark. Kevin makes it up with Mark and agrees to work on Sunday. Phil takes Deirdre to a high-class restaurant. She makes it clear that she can't be bought but enjoys herself. Bet agrees to stay behind with Alec; they'll sell the tickets. Mark tells Jenny he can't go out with her on Sunday because of work. She tells him to get Kevin to do the work causing Sally to row with her. Sally accuses Jenny of being a gold digger.
- Jenny Bradley - Sally Ann Matthews
- Angie Freeman - Deborah McAndrew
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Mark Casey - Stuart Wolfenden
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Alec Gilroy - Roy Barraclough
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Des Barnes - Philip Middlemiss (Credited as "Phillip Middlemiss")
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Phil Jennings - Tommy Boyle
- Steph Barnes - Amelia Bullmore
- Rovers Return Inn - Public and back room
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 7 Coronation Street - Living room
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- Corner Shop
- Albert Street
- Casey's Garage
- Unnamed Italian restaurant
- Ashcroft Department Store, Manchester - Perfume counter
- This episode was transmitted at 7.20pm to allow for coverage of a UEFA football match.
- TV Times synopsis: Phil has a plan to appease Deirdre, but why is he going to so much trouble? Jenny oversteps the mark and regrets crossing an old friend.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,330,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
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