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|ITV transmission date||5th August 1991 (Monday)|
|Story editor||Trevor Suthers|
|Story associates|| Graham Carlisle|
|Executive Producer||David Liddiment|
|Previous episode||2nd August 1991|
|Next episode||7th August 1991|
Andy and Steve ask Jim to help them start an amateur radio station. He agrees as he thinks that it will keep them out of trouble. Emily worries about Percy in hospital. She visits him and finds him weak and washed out, having had an asthma attack. Emily fears that the stress of the move brought it on. Jim gets the electrical equipment to make a transmitter for the lads. Deirdre decides that she's finished with men. Sally tells her that Alf needs help at the shop if she needs a job. Mavis warns Steph that she's throwing all her happiness away and will regret it. Andy and Steve manage to set the transmitter up and can be picked up by radios. Phyllis is furious Emily hasn't told her that Percy is in hospital. Phyllis accuses Emily of throwing Percy onto the street, Emily rushes from the hospital upset.
- Derek Wilton - Peter Baldwin
- Mavis Wilton - Thelma Barlow
- Steph Barnes - Amelia Bullmore
- Phyllis Pearce - Jill Summers
- Jim McDonald - Charles Lawson
- Andy McDonald - Nicholas Cochrane
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Angie Freeman - Deborah McAndrew
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Alma Sedgewick - Amanda Barrie
- Percy Sugden - Bill Waddington
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Des Barnes - Philip Middlemiss
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 4 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 6 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- Corner Shop
- The Kabin
- Jim's Bike Shop
- Jim's Cafe
- Weatherfield General - Ward
- TV Times synopsis: The McDonald twins set out on a new venture which might be illegal, could be troublesome, but promises a load of fun. And is Emily Bishop the cause of Percy’s hospitalisation?
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,090,000 viewers (3rd place).
Deirdre Barlow (to Sally Webster): "You wouldn't remember Elsie Tanner would yer? She used to live in this street. It was always 'Elsie Tanner this, Elsie Tanner that'... Men. Always men! By 'eck, she kept tongues wagging. I never thought it would be me taking over from her though."
|August 1991 episodes|
|Fri 2nd • Mon 5th • Wed 7th • Fri 9th • Mon 12th • Wed 14th • Fri 16th
Mon 19th • Wed 21st • Fri 23rd • Mon 26th • Wed 28th • Fri 30th