|ITV transmission date||17th February 2002 (Sunday)|
|Script editor||Kim Moore|
|Story editor||Nick West|
|Story associates|| Mark Bickerton|
|Executive Producer||Jane Macnaught|
|Previous episode||15th February 2002|
|Next episode||18th February 2002|
Shelley lightheartedly accuses Peter of being a neatness freak. Peter blames the Navy. They share a laugh. Gail is having a sort out making room for Richard moving in. She accuses David of throwing away her Blue Peter Annual signed by Valerie Singleton. Richard turns up with a new people carrier car and says that Gail can have his old car and some driving lessons. Ken and Deirdre throw a surprise party for Mike's sixtieth birthday in their house. Mike is pleased and flattered and delighted that Ken has brought Adam down from Scotland for the occasion. Blanche introduces her boyfriend, undertaker Archie Shuttleworth, to everyone. Adam confides in Emily that he misses his mum. Emily sings to him a song that her mother used to sing to her.
- David Platt - Jack P. Shepherd
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- Rita Sullivan - Barbara Knox
- Sarah Platt - Tina O'Brien
- Candice Stowe - Nikki Sanderson
- Shelley Unwin - Sally Lindsay
- Peter Barlow - Chris Gascoyne
- Richard Hillman - Brian Capron
- Blanche Hunt - Maggie Jones
- Archie Shuttleworth - Roy Hudd
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Deirdre Rachid - Anne Kirkbride
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Fred Elliott - John Savident
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Dev Alahan - Jimmi Harkishin
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Adam Barlow - Iain De Caestecker
- Coronation Street exterior - Main street view and ginnel
- 1 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 8 Coronation Street - Garage
- 19a Victoria Street - Living room/kitchen
- First appearance of Adam Barlow since 22nd October 2001 and last until 12th May 2003.
- First appearance of Archie Shuttleworth.
- TV Times synopsis: Mike celebrates his 60th birthday in style, and Richard has a big surprise for Gail.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 11,200,000 viewers (8th place).
- This episode was included in the Network DVD collection Coronation Street: The Best of 2000-2009, released on 31st October 2011.
|February 2002 episodes|
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