Tony and Maria kiss passionately, thrilled to be engaged. Luke convinces Rosie that she should transfer all her money to him in return for his shares in Underworld. Rosie's excited at the thought of being the factory boss. Helen cooks a family meal. She's not impressed when Maria insists Tony joins them. Dev blames Darryl for Teresa and Umed's antics and calls him a waste of space. Fed up, Darryl quits his job. He decides to go and live with Jerry in Spain and says goodbye to Teresa. After dinner, Maria and Tony manage to get some time alone. Tony opens a bottle of champagne to celebrate their engagement. Umed admits to Dev that the reason he left Mumbai is because he'd run up huge gambling debts. Umed reckons it's time he returned to sort out the mess. In the Rovers, Leanne eavesdrops on Barry's conversation about Maria and Tony - Leanne's promised Carla she would keep her informed of what Tony's up to. Teresa massages Lloyd's back for him. Lloyd lets her stay the night again. As a loved-up Tony and Maria discuss their future together, the mood is broken when Helen and Barry arrive back. Helen demands to know why they're drinking champagne on the anniversary of her son's death. Maria tells them that she and Tony have just got engaged. Helen and Barry are shocked.
- Lloyd Mullaney - Craig Charles
- Tony Gordon - Gray O'Brien
- Maria Connor - Samia Smith
- Michelle Connor - Kym Marsh
- Rosie Webster - Helen Flanagan
- Luke Strong - Craig Kelly
- Ryan Connor - Ben Thompson
- Teresa Bryant - Karen Henthorn
- Dev Alahan - Jimmi Harkishin
- Umed Alahan - Harish Patel
- Darryl Morton - Jonny Dixon
- Leanne Battersby - Jane Danson
- Janice Battersby - Vicky Entwistle
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Bill Webster - Peter Armitage
- Liam Connor - Imogen Moore and Logan Pearson (Uncredited)
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 7 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- Corner Shop
- Underworld - Office
- Rosamund Street
- Victoria Street
- 15a Victoria Street - Living room
- Prima Doner
- 8 Victoria Court - Living room/kitchen
- Final appearances of Jonny Dixon as Darryl Morton and Harish Patel as Umed Alahan.
- TV Times synopsis: Maria and Tony try to celebrate their news quietly, but are forced to tell all when Helen and Barry catch them; Luke convinces Rosie to transfer all her money to his bank account; and Umed makes a confession to Dev about his life in India.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 9,040,000 viewers (7th place).
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