Vera can't understand why she can't have a normal family. Denise Osbourne moves into her beauty salon at the newly-refitted No.2. Carmel goes to Ireland intent on finishing with Michael. When she talks about him to Sally she keeps calling him "Martin". Sally realises that she's got a crush on Martin. Deirdre collects Tracy from the florists and realises who Maggie is. She is so stunned she accidentally tells Tracy about Mark being Mike's son.
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Tracy Barlow - Dawn Acton
- Martin Platt - Sean Wilson
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- Nicky Platt - Warren Jackson
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Alma Baldwin - Amanda Barrie
- Denise Osbourne - Denise Black
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- David Platt - Thomas Ormson
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Sarah Louise Platt - Lynsay King
- Mavis Wilton - Thelma Barlow
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Des Barnes - Philip Middlemiss
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Angie Freeman - Deborah McAndrew
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Rita Sullivan - Barbara Knox
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 1 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 8 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- 13 Coronation Street - Back room, kitchen, front room and hallway
- Corner Shop
- Jim's Cafe
- Maggie's Flowers
- First appearance of Denise Osbourne.
- Rosie Webster (Emma Collinge) is credited but does not appear.
- TV Times synopsis: Unknown to Maggie Redman, someone is about to be let into her dark secret.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 19,960,000 viewers (3rd place - combined figure including repeat).
- This episode was included in the Network DVD collection Coronation Street: The Best of 1990-1999, released on 5th September 2011.
- The ITV3 repeat of this episode on 5th July 2019 was edited, omitting 4" from the middle of a scene in 1 Coronation Street in Part One, where Tracy Barlow responds to Deirdre's concerns about her walking across the Red Rec in the dark by scoffing, "rapists behind every bush!".
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