Vera is stunned to learn that Ivy is not planning to return home. Charlie tells Bet that he wants to live with her, work at the Rovers and get to know her but she must trust him. He feels it has to be all or nothing. Rita stops Mavis selling cigarettes to Nicky's pal Gary Ryan. He and Nicky go elsewhere as they are desperate for fags. Vicky apologises to Charlie for causing problems but he thanks her for bringing it all out into the open. Bettabuy store detective Jackie Quinn is alarmed to see Reg spying on the frozen food. She alerts Curly who throws him out of the store. Bet wants a solid relationship with Charlie but is held back by the fear of losing her independence. Rita advises her to hang on to Charlie whilst she's got him. Bet tells Charlie that she wants him to stay.
- Nicky Platt - Warren Jackson
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Rita Sullivan - Barbara Knox
- Mavis Wilton - Thelma Barlow
- Maud Grimes - Elizabeth Bradley
- Maureen Holdsworth - Sherrie Hewson
- Reg Holdsworth - Ken Morley
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Charlie Whelan - John St. Ryan
- Tanya Pooley - Eva Pope
- Vicky Arden - Chloe Newsome
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Andy McDonald - Nicholas Cochrane
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Gary Ryan - Matthew Stirling
- Jackie Quinn - Heather Phoenix
- Mrs Appleton - Mary Wray
- Roger Crompton - Donald Gee
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and hallway
- Corner Shop - Shop and stockroom
- The Kabin - Shop and stockroom
- Jim's Cafe
- Bettabuy - Staff canteen and shop floor
- Des Barnes (Philip Middlemiss), Liz McDonald (Beverley Callard), Deirdre Barlow (Anne Kirkbride) and Sean Skinner (Terence Hillyer) are all credited but don't appear.
- TV Times synopsis: Reg Holdsworth, Secret Agent, takes to the streets. How long will it be before his cover is blown?
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 14,220,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
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