|ITV transmission date||20th November 1996 (Wednesday)|
|Story editor||Paul Marquess|
|Previous episode||18th November 1996|
|Next episode||22nd November 1996|
Curly slips out of Anne's house in the early hours. He struggles to stop himself looking back all the time. He asks Judy to tell all the neighbours so he doesn't have to. Fiona arranges to sing with a band at The Hour Glass but Alec tells her that he's already booked her into Victoria's and arranged for a London agent to see her. Liz visits Steve and tells him that she's strapped for cash. He walks out of the visit when she breaks the news that she's going out with Sean. Fiona decides to play Victoria's and then go on to The Hour Glass. She agrees to putting her relationship with Alec on a legal footing. In prison, Steve is impressed when Mr Big, Fraser Henderson tells him that Liz is gorgeous. He tells Fraser about Liz needing £1,000. Deirdre and Ken enjoy an evening together looking at the wedding photographs. Judy tells the regulars in the pub about Curly and Raquel splitting up. Ken tells Deirdre he was a fool to throw their marriage away. She feels uncomfortable with the conversation. Jack is upset that Raquel is gone and he might never see her again. Curly phones his mother to tell her about Raquel leaving. He goes to bed and cries his eyes out.
- Anne Malone - Eve Steele
- Andy McDonald - Nicholas Cochrane
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Judy Mallett - Gaynor Faye
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Maxine Heavey - Tracy Shaw
- Alec Gilroy - Roy Barraclough
- Fiona Middleton - Angela Griffin
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Betty Williams - Betty Driver
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Deirdre Rachid - Anne Kirkbride
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Maud Grimes - Elizabeth Bradley
- Rita Sullivan - Barbara Knox
- Daniel Osbourne - Lewis Harney
- Gary Mallett - Ian Mercer
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public and back room
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 7 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms, bedroom, and yard
- Hair by Fiona Middleton
- 16 Orchard Close - Living room and kitchen
- Strangeways Jail - Exterior, visiting room and corridor
- First appearance of Steve McDonald since 19th August 1996.
- This episode was transmitted at 9.30pm to allow for coverage of Champions League football.
- TV Times synopsis: Liz has some bad news for Steve. Ken and Deirdre become closer.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 14,280,000 viewers (7th place - combined figure including repeat).
|November 1996 episodes|
|Fri 1st • Mon 4th • Wed 6th • Fri 8th • Mon 11th • Wed 13th • Fri 15th
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