Vera is sad that she's having to go home but feels she won't be opening herself to temptations. Lester tells her that it's made his summer having her around for the week. She is alarmed by his sincerity. Don lives a bachelor's life as Ivy goes to a religious retreat. Mike gives Steve a water rates bill. Denise collapses in the salon. Fiona rushes for Ken but Denise shrugs the faint off. She tells them that she doesn't want any fuss. Maureen is fed up when Reg keeps going to the cash and carry. Lester talks Vera into staying on in Blackpool for a few more days. Ken tells Denise that he's willing to rent No.12 but wants her opinion, assuring her that he's not expecting her to join him. Mike is jealous of Steve's flash car and ready money. Reg is thrilled when Ken agrees to rent No.12. Vera is put out when Jack doesn't seem to mind if she's away for another week. Maud suggests to Maureen that Reg might be seeing another woman. Maureen quickly convinces herself this is true. Deirdre writes a love letter to Samir Rachid. Vera is horrified when Rita and the Websters see Lester kissing her.
- Reg Holdsworth - Ken Morley
- Maureen Holdsworth - Sherrie Hewson
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Andy McDonald - Nicholas Cochrane
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Jim McDonald - Charles Lawson
- Fiona Middleton - Angela Griffin
- Denise Osbourne - Denise Black
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Don Brennan - Geoff Hinsliff
- Deirdre Barlow - Anne Kirkbride
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Percy Sugden - Bill Waddington
- Maud Grimes - Elizabeth Bradley
- Rita Sullivan - Barbara Knox
- Tommy Duckworth - Darryl Edwards
- Rosie Webster - Emma Collinge
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 12 Coronation Street - Living room
- Corner Shop
- 15a Coronation Street - Living room
- The Kabin
- Viaduct Street
- Blackpool - North Pier
- Balmoral Guest House, Blackpool - Dining room and bar
- Mervyn Cumming handled the sequences in Blackpool while Brian Mills directed the remainder.
- TV Times synopsis: Will Vera be able to resist Lester's charms?
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 14,690,000 viewers (2nd place - combined figure including repeat).
- The ITV3 repeat of this episode on 13th January 2020 was edited, omitting the last 6" of a scene in 11 Coronation Street in Part One, where Deirdre Barlow insists to Liz McDonald that she doesn't intend to live in Morocco "with a veil over me face", as well as the first 1" of the following scene where Ken Barlow arrives at the Rovers bar and greets Betty Turpin.
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