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|ITV transmission date||11th March 1991 (Monday)|
|Story editor||Tom Elliott|
|Story associates|| Trevor Suthers|
|Executive Producer||David Liddiment|
|Previous episode||8th March 1991|
|Next episode||13th March 1991|
Alec is frustrated when the Roberts' refuse to have Alf standing for Council. He decides to stand himself. Liz threatens to tell Mrs Jeffers if Jim doesn't sort Andy out. Bet makes Alec realise they could lose money if he was a councillor as he wouldn't be impartial. Phil assures Deirdre that he's not interested in her as a councillor but as a woman. Alec tries to wind Alf up into standing, saying Deirdre is too strong for him to beat. Des looks at Andy's book and tells Jim that he can't loose. Des buys designer sailing wear. When he refuses to share his stew with Steph, she tips it over his lap. Curly coaches Raquel in deportment. The Roberts' tell Alec they can see through his tricks. Reg tells Curly that either he's going to Buxton with Raquel instead of Curly or she's not going at all.
- Des Barnes - Philip Middlemiss
- Stephanie Barnes - Amelia Bullmore
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Andy McDonald - Nicholas Cochrane
- Jim McDonald - Charles Lawson
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Alec Gilroy - Roy Barraclough
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Raquel Wolstenhulme - Sarah Lancashire
- Reg Holdsworth - Ken Morley
- Phil Jennings - Tommy Boyle
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Rovers Return Inn - Public and back room
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 6 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- Corner Shop and yard
- Viaduct Street
- Bettabuy - Shop floor, storeroom and manager's office
- TV Times synopsis: Alec is desperate to find someone to oppose Deirdre in the elections.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,500,000 viewers (4th place).
|March 1991 episodes|
|Fri 1st • Mon 4th • Wed 6th • Fri 8th • Mon 11th • Wed 13th • Fri 15th
Mon 18th • Wed 20th • Fri 22nd • Mon 25th • Wed 27th • Fri 29th