The Tilsleys love the car and go for a ride in it. Ivy feels that she can't compete with Audrey. Alf is horrified to hear that Audrey spent £2,000 on the car. She tells him it was out of her earnings. Martin insists on paying Audrey back the £2,000. Liz and Steve arrive home from the Lake District. An apoplectic Jim is ready to give Steve a beating, but Liz promises she'll leave him and take the twins with her if he tries. Jim resents her accusation of taking out his anger at Mr Khan on Steve and demands to know where the bike is. Audrey feels under-appreciated by Alf when he says she didn't earn the £2,000 as she's always swanning off from work. Andy taunts Steve over Joanne. Steve goes for him and Liz has to separate them. Tracy is unsure how to explain Deirdre's absence to the wedding guests. Deirdre tells her to ask Ken. Mark tells Alf the car cost £1,800. Ken asks Dave to stay away from Deirdre as they are getting back together. Sally shows off her baby scan pictures at the Rovers. Audrey spends the other £200 on a new outfit and takes Alf for a meal to smooth things over. Ken begs Deirdre to take him back. He tells her that he loves her but she refuses and asks him to leave.
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Martin Platt - Sean Wilson
- Ivy Brennan - Lynne Perrie
- Gail Tilsley - Helen Worth
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregory
- Andy McDonald - Nicholas Cochrane
- Jim McDonald - Charles Lawson
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Tracy Barlow - Dawn Acton
- Tina Fowler - Michelle Holmes
- Rita Fairclough - Barbara Knox
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Don Brennan - Geoff Hinsliff
- Derek Wilton - Peter Baldwin
- Mavis Wilton - Thelma Barlow
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Mark Casey - Stuart Wolfenden
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Nicky Tilsley - Warren Jackson
- Sarah Louise Tilsley - Lynsay King
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen and hallway
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen and hallway
- Corner Shop
- 33 Hammond Road - Living room
- The Ullswater Hotel, Lake District - Exterior
- Last appearance of Nicky Tilsley until 30th November 1990.
- Last appearance of Sarah Louise Tilsley until 28th November 1990.
- TV Times synopsis: Ken Barlow makes an emotional plea to estranged wife Deirdre. And Audrey makes a generous gesture.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,710,000 viewers (7th place - combined figure including repeat).
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