Gail is Audrey's first customer at the salon. Alf doesn't think the salon will ever pay. Ken tries to put Susan off by telling her all about Mike's affair with Bet. Mike tells her about his relationship with Maggie but not about Mark. He promises that he has no other secrets. Steve Holt sleeps rough and turns up at the Rovers, demanding to speak to Gloria. Bet refuses to let him see her. Mike and Susan visit the Reverend Wakefield and set a date in May. Bet gives Steve a lecture, pointing out that he could cross the police if he continues to threaten Gloria. Steve tells Gloria that he's had enough and heads South. Hilda is saddened when Ada Arrowsmith dies in hospital. Deirdre tells Ken that she intends to stand by Susan and help her prepare for the wedding. Hilda hears from Ada's nephew that she is mentioned in Ada's will.
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Percy Sugden - Bill Waddington
- Tracy Langton - Holly Chamarette
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Susan Barlow - Wendy Jane Walker
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Gloria Todd - Sue Jenkins
- Alan Bradley - Mark Eden
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Brian Tilsley - Christopher Quinten
- Roy Turner - Michael Wardle
- Steve Holt - Ray Ashcroft
- Reverend Wakefield - Geoffrey Banks
- Mrs. Wilkes - Josie Lane (Credited as "Mrs Wilks")
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 11 Coronation Street - Front room
- Flat 2, 41 Ashdale Road - Living room/kitchen
- St. Mary's Church - Vicarage
- This episode was transmitted at 7.00pm to allow for live coverage of an England v Scotland football match.
- TV Times synopsis: Bet plays pig-in-the-middle for Gloria and her ex-husband, Steve. Mike and Susan have an appointment with the Rev Wakefield.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 15,700,000 viewers (3rd place).
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