Sally is upset as Mark and Kevin are too busy to work on the car. Dawn finds out that Maurice Jones owns pockets of land all over Weatherfield. Mike is interested. Audrey takes Alf's Montego so Sally can use it for her test. She doesn't tell Alf who thinks that the car has been stolen. Alf reports the theft to the police. Alec sends Jack a note saying that if he doesn't turn up for work he's fired. Vera tries to find him a pair of trousers. The police stop Sally during her driving test and ask her about the car. Sally passes her test when Audrey explains that the car is hers. Mike tells Maurice he knows that he owns a lot of land. Maurice tells Mike that he wants to build houses on the factory site. Mike is stunned to discover Maurice owns the land behind the factory. Sally insists that she can now drive the banger. Mike is tempted to sell the factory for a fat profit.


Regular cast

Guest cast



  • TV Times synopsis: Sally is determined to pass her driving test despite the 'conspiracy' of Kevin and Mark against her. Vera's cut-throat actions place Jack in a very undignified position.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 14,070,000 viewers (8th place - combined figure including repeat).
August 1989 episodes
Wed 2ndMon 7thWed 9thMon 14th
Wed 16thMon 21stWed 23rdMon 28thWed 30th
*Disclosure: Some of the links above are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, Fandom will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Stream the best stories.

Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page.

Get Disney+