Mike is indignant that he was stopped and contacts his solicitor. Vera thinks it's wonderful that Mike was breathalysed and spreads the news around. She hopes he'll go to prison. Curly tells Mike that the police were laying in wait for him; he was set up. Dave Craig tells Rita that Alan hasn't been working for him for a couple of weeks. Rita is puzzled as Alan is rushed off his feet with work. Mike accuses Gloria of reporting him to the police. She tells him that isn't worthy of her. Rita doesn't know what Alan's doing. She doesn't like the way Dave thinks she's Mrs Bradley. Dave calls on Alan at the Rovers and accuses him of poaching his customers. Alan tries to shut him up and throws him out of the pub, threatening him with violence. Rita walks out of the pub. Audrey phones Alf and tells him that she's returning tomorrow.
- Percy Sugden - Bill Waddington
- Jenny Bradley - Sally Ann Matthews
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Shirley Armitage - Lisa Lewis
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Alan Bradley - Mark Eden
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Brian Tilsley - Christopher Quinten
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Alec Gilroy - Roy Barraclough
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Gloria Todd - Sue Jenkins
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Don Brennan - Geoff Hinsliff
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 7 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- Corner Shop
- Baldwin's Casuals - Sewing room and office
- Ken Barlow (William Roache) is credited but doesn't appear.
- Dave Craig refers to Rita Fairclough as "Mrs Bradley" in conversation.
- TV Times synopsis: It looks as if Alan Bradley's plans for a new business venture are home and dry. Or are they? And Mike Baldwin thinks his recent run-in with the police is just fate teaching him a lesson…until a little bird whispers otherwise.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 13,950,000 viewers (5th place).
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