After a night in the cells, Tracy's upset and scared at the thought of prison. Although Ken's angry he comforts her. Charlie has a job on at Gail's house building a cabin bed for Bethany. Deirdre pleads with Mike to get Penny to drop the charges for the sake of the love they once felt for each other. Mike softens and agrees to talk to her. Sean overhears and is amazed to learn that they were once an item. Fred gives Ciaran his job in the Rovers back just to annoy Mike and Penny. Jayesh turns down the offer of being Dev's best man, so Dev asks Mike instead. Shelley finds out that Charlie was only in the Weatherfield Arms briefly and wonders where he was the rest of the night. When Charlie says he's off out with a mate, Shelley becomes even more suspicious. Ashley breaks the news to Doreen that he's marrying Claire. Doreen's upset saying that it's too soon to replace Maxine. Mike persuades Penny to drop the charges against Tracy. Penny decides to drop all the charges. Later she finds out that Mike and Deirdre used to be an item. Pointing out how he's lied to her again, Penny dumps Mike. Fred's delighted. When Shelley tries to phone Charlie and he cuts her off, she's convinced he must be having an affair.
- Penny King - Pauline Fleming
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Charlie Stubbs - Bill Ward
- Deirdre Rachid - Anne Kirkbride
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Blanche Hunt - Maggie Jones
- Tracy Barlow - Kate Ford
- Jason Grimshaw - Ryan Thomas
- Shelley Unwin - Sally Lindsay
- Ciaran McCarthy - Keith Duffy
- Dev Alahan - Jimmi Harkishin
- Fred Elliott - John Savident
- Cilla Brown - Wendi Peters
- Doreen Heavey - Prunella Gee
- Ashley Peacock - Steven Arnold
- Claire Casey - Julia Haworth
- Joshua Peacock - Benjamin Beresford (Uncredited)
- Rovers Return Inn - Public and back room
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and yard
- 4 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- Underworld - Factory floor and office
- Builder's Yard
- First appearance of Doreen Heavey since 31st January 2003.
- TV Times synopsis: Tracy shows genuine remorse after a night behind bars, causing Deirdre to beg Mike to drop the charges; Violet keeps Jason keen by playing it cool; and Ashley dreads telling Maxine's mother about his engagement.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 12,620,000 viewers (2nd place).
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