Elsie worries that Roy Thornley will hurt Gail. Ernie is horrified that Emily has sold her ring for £100. She makes him see that they are not beggars. Nellie Harvey shows off her new Mini and shocks Annie by telling her she's passed her test. Albert demands money from Bertha Lumley but she refuses to give him any. Emily gets a job as an orderly at the hospital. She tells Ernie that they also need a porter but he refuses to apply.
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Ernest Bishop - Stephen Hancock
- Albert Tatlock - Jack Howarth
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Len Fairclough - Peter Adamson
- Fred Gee - Fred Feast
- Eddie Yeats - Geoffrey Hughes
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Ena Sharples - Violet Carson
- Terry Bradshaw - Bob Mason
- Annie Walker - Doris Speed
- Gail Potter - Helen Worth
- Deirdre Langton - Anne Kirkbride
- Elsie Howard - Patricia Phoenix
- Nellie Harvey - Mollie Sugden
- Bertha Lumley - Madoline Thomas
- Roy Thornley - Sidney Livingstone
- Customer - Joanne Whalley
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and hallway
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- Sylvia's Separates
- Bertha Lumley's house - Exterior
- TV Times synopsis: Nellie Harvey turns up with something new…and makes Annie livid.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 6,119,000 homes (5th place).
- The Granada Plus repeat of this episode on 15th November 1996 was edited down for timing reasons and omitted the last 12" of the scene in Part Two in Sylvia's Separates where Gail Potter sets off on a date with Roy Thornley.
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