Sally's told that her lumpectomy will take place next Friday. Dev hands the twins back to Sunita in a boisterous mood after a day at the zoo. He assures Sunita that he will continue to be a proper father to them, and reveals that he has split with Bernie. Matt's not too happy at this news. Joe asks Bill for work but Bill is still waiting to hear if Peter's bar is going ahead. Becky and Claire go to the cinema. Steve calls to see Ashley with a crate of booze and proceeds to get roaring drunk while pouring out his troubles. Rick spots Tina and follows her into the Rovers. He eavesdrops on her conversation and expresses interest in buying No.12. Tina takes him to view the flat. Kevin cooks a meal for Sally. They discuss their concerns about next Friday but agree not to worry until necessary. Joe learns that Tina is alone with Rick in the flat. He races round to check on her but finds Tina blissfully unaware. Liz summons Becky home from the cinema to sort out Amy. Steve arrives home late in a drunken stupor. Furious Becky tells him to find somewhere else to sleep. Joe drowns his sorrows. Rick collars him outside No.8 and threatens to go after Tina instead. Joe's terrified.
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- Joe McIntyre - Reece Dinsdale
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Becky McDonald - Katherine Kelly
- Tina McIntyre - Michelle Keegan
- Dev Alahan - Jimmi Harkishin
- Sunita Alahan - Shobna Gulati
- Aadi Alahan - Zennon Ditchett
- Asha Alahan - Tanisha Gorey
- Bill Webster - Peter Armitage
- David Platt - Jack P. Shepherd
- Ashley Peacock - Steven Arnold
- Claire Peacock - Julia Haworth
- Sophie Webster - Brooke Vincent (Uncredited)
- Coronation Street exterior
- Rovers Return Inn - Public and hallway
- 4 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 8 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 12 Coronation Street - Living room and kitchen
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- Victoria Street
- 9 Victoria Court - Living room/kitchen
- The Flying Horse - Public
- Mark Lisbon was credited as the Stunt Co-Ordinator on this episode.
- TV Times synopsis: Sally and Kevin agree to remain positive and keep her illness secret from their daughters; the loan shark uses Tina to squeeze money out of Joe; and Matt feels threatened by Dev.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 11,680,000 viewers (3rd place).
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