Brian sets off to Edinburgh despite Gail begging him not to go; she doesn't trust herself. Hilda tells Kevin that Sally must leave, immediately; they've misused her house. Gail takes time off work to go out with Ian. Jack offers to give Vera driving lessons, planning to undermine her confidence. Elsie Seddon tracks Sally down and demands she hand over her dole money so she can buy Eddie Seddon beer. Hilda witnesses this and is shocked that the Seddons care so little for Sally. Gail enjoys Ian's impulsiveness. He takes Nicky and her off to Blackpool. Gail tells him she's bored of her routine. Hilda tells Sally she can stay until she finds somewhere else to live; she doesn't want Sally to have to live with her father. Gail tells Ian she'd like him to spend the night with her. He does.
- Brian Tilsley - Christopher Quinten
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Nicky Tilsley - Warren Jackson
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Sally Seddon - Sally Whittaker
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Phyllis Pearce - Jill Summers
- Martin Platt - Sean Wilson
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Gloria Todd - Sue Jenkins
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Terry Duckworth - Nigel Pivaro
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Hilda Ogden - Jean Alexander
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- Jim's Cafe
- 33 Hammond Road - Living room
- Unknown pub - Exterior
- Betty Driver's character of Betty Turpin is credited incorrectly at the end of the episode showing the character as having played the actor.
- TV Times synopsis: Hilda gives Sally Seddon her marching orders.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 14,200,000 viewers (4th place).
Gail Tilsley: "My life's all about struggling through, settling for what I've got."
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