Deirdre is concerned about Ken. David pulls a sickie. Gail shows him that she understands. Blanche winds Deirdre up about the character Ken has depicted. Pam and Molly look at wedding dress catalogues. Blanche warns Ken the toll his feverish work is having on Deirdre. Gail invites Joe McIntyre in for a cuppa. Bill has given Ted the opera tickets back and he invites Audrey. Ryan returns home to learn about Michelle and Steve's split. Deirdre tries to surprise Ken with lunch but they end up arguing. Darryl tells David to be more dignified about getting Tina back. Eileen hints to Becky that the house is crowded. She agrees to look elsewhere. Jason notices that things are tense between Steve and Becky. Ken and Deirdre's fury with each other continues and Deirdre storms out.
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Blanche Hunt - Maggie Jones
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- David Platt - Jack P. Shepherd
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- Tyrone Dobbs - Alan Halsall
- Molly Compton - Vicky Binns
- Pam Hobsworth - Kate Anthony
- Tina McIntyre - Michelle Keegan
- Joe McIntyre - Reece Dinsdale
- Ted Page - Michael Byrne
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Natasha - Rachel Leskovac
- Michelle Connor - Kym Marsh
- Ryan Connor - Ben Thompson
- Bill Webster - Peter Armitage
- Darryl Morton - Jonathan Dixon
- Eileen Grimshaw - Sue Cleaver
- Jason Grimshaw - Ryan Thomas
- Becky Granger - Katherine Kelly
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and yard
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 8 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- Rosamund Street
- Victoria Street
- Street Cars
- Jerry's Takeaway
- Last appearance of Natasha Blakeman until 10th December 2008.
- Actress Kym Ryder is credited once again under her maiden name of "Marsh" from this episode onwards.
- TV Times synopsis: Ted invites Audrey to the opera; a sullen Tina rebuffs David; and as a delighted Michelle welcomes Ryan home, Jason turns up at the cab office demanding to speak to Steve about Becky.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 8,650,000 viewers (5th place).
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