Rita is pleased when Sharon asks her to give her away at her wedding. Natalie gets sick of the way Lorraine takes advantage of her because she's her aunt. Tom Ferguson answers Maxine's advertisement. She takes him on for a trial and is impressed with his style and confidence. Ashley is upset when Lorraine tells him that she's not interested in him. Ravi apologises to Rita for Nita upsetting her by selling newspapers. He pleases Rita by saying they should work together and not in competition. They agree to go back to normal. Tom is pleased when Maxine agrees to keep him on until Audrey returns. Alison reports Kevin to the police as a missing person. The police tell her that he's at risk because of losing the children. Betty is embarrassed to see Natalie kissing Ian. Ian has a narrow escape when he calls to spend the night with Natalie and sees Sharon drinking in the pub.
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Nita Desai - Rebecca Sarker
- Rita Sullivan - Barbara Knox
- Betty Williams - Betty Driver
- Fred Elliott - John Savident
- Sharon Gaskell - Tracie Bennett
- Maxine Heavey - Tracy Shaw
- Natalie Barnes - Denise Welch
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Lorraine Brownlow - Holly Newman
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Ashley Peacock - Steven Arnold
- Judy Mallett - Gaynor Faye
- Eunice Gee - Meg Johnson
- Tom Ferguson - Tom Wisdom
- Billy Mallett - Lewis Ablett
- Becky Mallett - Megan Foster
- Alison Wakefield - Naomi Radcliffe
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Rosie Webster - Emma Collinge
- Sophie Webster - Emma Woodward
- Linda Sykes - Jacqueline Pirie
- Les Battersby - Bruce Jones
- Janice Battersby - Vicky Entwistle
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and hallway
- 6 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- Corner Shop - Stockroom
- The Kabin
- Hair by Fiona Middleton
- First appearance of Tom Ferguson.
- This episode was broadcast at 9.45pm to allow for coverage of Champions League football.
- TV Times synopsis: Alison reports Kevin missing to the police, and Ian continues to skate on thin ice.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 14,970,000 viewers (9th place - combined figure including repeat).
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