Alan receives a £15,000 cheque from the building society. Betty is pleased when Charlie Bracewell springs to her defence when Jack picks on her. Alan takes Len's old driving licence as identification in order to open a bank account in Len's name. Rita is pleased that Alan has got the loan for the shop. Alec is given the chance to manage a seven-week tour of the Middle East. He's elated but Bet refuses to let him go.
- Martin Platt - Sean Wilson
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Alan Bradley - Mark Eden
- Alec Gilroy - Roy Barraclough
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Sandra Stubbs - Sally Watts
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Shirley Armitage - Lisa Lewis
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Charlie Bracewell - Peter Bayliss
- Elsie Seddon - Brenda Elder
- Postwoman - Jayne Garrity
- Mr Spencer - Colin Sherwood
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and hallway
- 7 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen, front room and hallway
- Mawdsley Street
- Bradley's Securities Limited - Office
- Unnamed bank - Office
- This episode marks long-term contributor Brian Finch's final script for the programme.
- Both this and the following episode were repeated on Sunday 22nd January at 5.35pm in the programme's first-ever scheduled omnibus edition.
- TV Times synopsis: Money is no object when Alan Bradley digs himself deeper and deeper into the mire.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 21,500,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
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