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|ITV transmission date||26th September 1994 (Monday)|
|Story associates|| Gillian Creswell|
|Executive Producer||Carolyn Reynolds|
|Previous episode||23rd September 1994|
|Next episode||28th September 1994|
Bet tells the Rovers' staff that Charlie is working away in Hamburg. She can't face the public, fearing they'll all have guessed. She tells Raquel how Tanya got back at her by stealing her man. She feels humiliated and Raquel tries to comfort her. Mike offers Kevin work chauffeuring. Band manager Marcus Saunders gives Steve a huge order to make merchandise for a UK tour. Steve bluffs his way through the deal, saying he can handle it. Don tells Gail he'll tell Nicky he's working nights and then he'll have to return home. To bring Bet out of herself, Raquel suggests a tips contest. Jack joins them. Steve works out he needs £20,000 to clinch the deal. Don tells Nicky he'll have to go home as he's working nights. The barstaff rush around trying to please the customers for tips. Roger Crompton has tea with the Wiltons and feels for Mavis, married to insensitive Derek. Raquel and Bet draw equal in the tips contest. After hours they spend the winnings on cocktails. Raquel smokes to practice for modeling and gives Bet tips on walking gracefully. She shows Bet her way of keeping hated people's names in the knife drawer and Bet writes out a whole list to put in the drawer.
- Raquel Wolstenhulme - Sarah Lancashire
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Mavis Wilton - Thelma Barlow
- Derek Wilton - Peter Baldwin
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Don Brennan - Geoff Hinsliff
- Alma Baldwin - Amanda Barrie
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- Des Barnes - Philip Middlemiss
- Denise Osbourne - Denise Black
- Nicky Platt - Warren Jackson
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Fiona Middleton - Angela Griffin
- Andy McDonald - Nicholas Cochrane
- Sean Skinner - Terence Hillyer
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and kitchen
- 4 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 5 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- MVB Print
- TV Times synopsis: Raquel shows Bet what she keeps in the knife drawer. Will it stop the landlady feeling sorry for herself?
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 17,320,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
- This episode was included in the Golden Anniversary DVD Collection, released by ITV Home Entertainment on 11th October 2010.
|September 1994 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