Liz tells Steve that Jim is safe, but blames Karen for telling the police where he is. Sally tells Kevin to tell Tommy to sort things out with Angela. Steve accuses Laurie Dyson of shopping Jim into the police. Liz tells Steve that Jim is hiding at the marina so he can take him some food. Philip gives Cecil Newton the pictures taken by the Private Detective of Jim and Bet kissing. Fred has arranged a day out in Eric Roscoe's motorboat for Ashley and Claire. Bev tells Deirdre that she picked up a man called Jon last night. His description is the same as Jon Lindsay and he also claims to be a pilot. Fred persuades Cecil to go and ask Bet about the photos. Sunita admits to Ciaran that she does want the big wedding but the problem isn't money it's her family. Cecil finds out the man is Jim when Liz comes clean about everything. Bet and Cecil miss their time for their wedding and have to reschedule for tomorrow. Steve tells Karen that Jim is planning to escape to Ireland.
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Karen McDonald - Suranne Jones
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Tommy Harris - Thomas Craig
- Angela Harris - Kathryn Hunt
- Craig Harris - Richard Fleeshman
- Ciaran McCarthy - Keith Duffy
- Sunita Parekh - Shobna Gulati
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Fred Elliott - John Savident
- Claire Casey - Julia Haworth
- Ashley Peacock - Steven Arnold
- Shelley Unwin - Sally Lindsay
- Bev Unwin - Susie Blake
- Deirdre Rachid - Anne Kirkbride
- Jim McDonald - Charles Lawson
- Laurie Dyson - Andrew Dunn
- Philip Newton - Malcolm Scates
- Cecil Newton - George Baker
- Lady - Sheila Vaughan
- Arthur Fallowes - Michael Wardle
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 6 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- Corner Shop
- Coronation Street Garage
- Blackpool - Central Pier, Gregory's Guest House, Regent Caravan Park and unnamed church
- The Black Dog - Public and living quarters
- Cecil Newton's house - Dining area and bedroom
- Andrew Dunn makes a pre-Roger Stiles appearance as Laurie Dyson.
- Kay Patrick directed the Blackpool segments while Haldane Duncan was responsible for the remaining sequences.
- TV Times synopsis: Cecil is devastated to receive shocking evidence from his scheming son; and Karen is furious to discover the lengths Steve is prepared to go in order to save Jim.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,150,000 viewers (7th place).
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