Carla and Leanne go shopping for a new wedding dress for Carla. Simon's refusing to go to school. Ken manages to talk him round and Peter again feels like a useless father. Steve puts his plan into action and does his best to annoy Michelle. However it doesn't work and Steve realises it's going to be harder than he thought. Rosie starts back at work. She tells Sally how Tony's leaving her in charge whilst he's on his honeymoon. Sally's shocked at the thought of Rosie being her boss. Tony calls in The Kabin. He's taken aback to find Jed there. Jed gives him a hard time and Tony can't wait to escape. Tony's brother Pat turns up for the wedding. Tony's surprised and Pat explains how Carla arranged it on the quiet. Tony pretends he's pleased. Peter meets Leanne for a drink and tells Ken that Ashley's looking after Simon. Norris wins a top-notch mobile phone in a competition. He tells Rita that he was hoping for second prize which was a foot spa. Barry and Helen put pressure on Steve to get engaged to Michelle. Becky's fed up and tells Steve that she's not going to be his bit on the side. Maria chats to Pat and tells him how sorry she was that he had to pull out of being best man. Pat assures her that he never pulled out but before he can go any further, Tony quickly intervenes and changes the subject. Maria's confused.
- Leanne Battersby - Jane Danson
- Tony Gordon - Gray O'Brien
- Carla Connor - Alison King
- Maria Connor - Samia Smith
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Peter Barlow - Chris Gascoyne
- Simon Barlow - Alex Bain
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Rosie Webster - Helen Flanagan
- Jed Stone - Kenneth Cope
- Norris Cole - Malcolm Hebden
- Rita Sullivan - Barbara Knox
- Michelle Connor - Kym Marsh
- Becky Granger - Katherine Kelly
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room, kitchen, hallway and yard
- The Kabin
- Underworld - Factory floor and office
- Rosamund Street
- Barlow's Bookies - Shop and office
- Victoria Street
- There was no episode broadcast in the regular 8.30pm slot. I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! was transmitted in its place.
- TV Times synopsis: Tony's wedding preparations are complicated by the arrival of his brother Pat - and a demand from Jed Stone adds to his list of woes; Michelle puts a damper on Steve's plan to spend time with Becky; and Peter invites Leanne for a drink.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 10,160,000 viewers (4th place).
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