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|ITV transmission date||1st January 1992 (Wednesday)|
|Story editor||Trevor Suthers|
|Story associates|| Graham Carlisle|
|Executive Producer||David Liddiment|
|Previous episode||30th December 1991|
|Next episode||3rd January 1992|
The McDonalds worry about Steve's whereabouts. Liz fears that the gang have got him and want the Police brought in. Alma is upset to find Ken has checked out of the hotel. Liz grows hysterical when Jim refuses to contact the Police and suffers stomach pains. Andy calls for an ambulance. Raquel is upset when Curly doesn't seem pleased to see her. Bet guesses that Vicky is at the Ardens' house. She finds Steve and her asleep at the house. They swear they didn't get up to anything. The ambulance takes twenty-five minutes to arrive for Liz. Raquel breaks down and tells Curly that she's finished with modelling and is homeless. Curly comforts her. Vicky tells Bet she knows she's been having an affair with Des Foster. Steve is appalled to discover he's caused Liz to go into premature labour. Bet tells Vicky that she wanted to make Alec jealous with Des but it backfired. She swears she wasn't unfaithful and Vicky believes her. Liz gives birth to a premature baby girl. She names her Katherine and realises she has little chance of survival. Jim is heartbroken. Raquel stays at No.7. Doctor Swann tells the McDonalds their baby's chances are not good.
- Jim McDonald - Charles Lawson
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Andy McDonald - Nicholas Cochrane
- Don Brennan - Geoff Hinsliff
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Alma Sedgewick - Amanda Barrie
- Raquel Wolstenhulme - Sarah Lancashire
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Des Barnes - Philip Middlemiss
- Angie Freeman - Deborah McAndrew
- Victoria Arden - Chloe Newsome
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregory
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Phyllis Pearce - Jill Summers
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, hallway and back room
- 7 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 15a Coronation Street - Living room and kitchen
- Jim's Cafe flat - Living room/kitchen
- Weatherfield General - Maternity Ward
- Fernwood Place, Handforth
- Cotswolds hotel - Dining room and reception
- TV Times synopsis: Raquel is relying on her old friends to help her face up to the future. But will she be disappointed?
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 21,510,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
- This episode was included in the Network DVD collection Coronation Street: The Best of 1990-1999, released on 5th September 2011.
|January 1992 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