A jealous Phyllis feels Emily is taking advantage of Percy and is luring him into her clutches. Mavis tells paperboy Wayne Pickles she's sick of having to do his round and sacks him. She gives Jason Stubbs his job. Phyllis tells Percy that Emily is only after his body and tells him he should move in with her instead. Percy tells her she's cracked. Don brings his mother and daughter Margaret Bell to meet Ivy. Ivy is alarmed to find Mrs Brennan so argumentative and such a hypochondriac. Jason starts his paper round. He returns with a bloody nose, saying he tripped over. Mavis realises Wayne has hit him. Percy moves his things into No.3.
- Ivy Tilsley - Lynne Perrie
- Don Brennan - Geoff Hinsliff
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Mavis Riley - Thelma Barlow
- Sandra Stubbs - Sally Watts
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Alec Gilroy - Roy Barraclough
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Phyllis Pearce - Jill Summers
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Percy Sugden - Bill Waddington
- Brian Tilsley - Christopher Quinten
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Nicky Tilsley - Warren Jackson
- Wayne Pickles - Julian Walsh
- Jason Stubbs - Paul Simpson
- Mrs Brennan - Pauline Letts
- Margaret Bell - Karen Davies
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public and hallway
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 5 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- Jim's Cafe
- The Kabin
- Street on paper route
- First appearance of Nicky Tilsley since 24th February 1988.
- No episode was shown on Monday 30th May 1988 due to all-day coverage of the 1988 ITV Telethon in which Doris Speed made a return to the Coronation Street set to receive a donated cheque for charity.
- TV Times synopsis: Ivy meets her future mother-in-law for the first time.
- Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast - 14,250,000 viewers (4th place).
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