Audrey withdraws all privileges until Alf agrees to give her precedence over Betty and let her meet the royals. Rita wonders why Roger has been avoiding her. Alf decides to let Audrey attend the function as he can't face her nagging. Vera takes a shine to Tricia, seeing her as a soulmate. Rita invites Roger to lunch. He tells her that after all she's been through subconsciously she keeps men at a distance. He agrees that all they want is companionship. Alf backs out of dropping Betty when she buys a new hat and is excited about the visit. Derek has an exhausting day exercising. Betty is furious when Audrey tells her that she's going to the function. Liz worries that Steve is spending too much money and asks Fiona to keep an eye on him. Fiona gets annoyed when she thinks Liz is accusing her of encouraging him. When Tricia locks herself out at night, Jack smashes the glass pane in the front door to let her in. Vera is stunned when Jamie identifies him as the man his dad thumped. Derek returns from a jog to find an ambulance outside his house. Rita tells him Mavis has collapsed.
- Tricia Armstrong - Tracy Brabin
- Jamie Armstrong - Joseph Gilgun
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Jim McDonald - Charles Lawson
- Derek Wilton - Peter Baldwin
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Alf Roberts - Bryan Mosley
- Sally Webster - Sally Whittaker
- Rita Sullivan - Barbara Knox
- Maureen Holdsworth - Sherrie Hewson
- Maud Grimes - Elizabeth Bradley
- Mavis Wilton - Thelma Barlow
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Bet Gilroy - Julie Goodyear
- Betty Turpin - Betty Driver
- Alma Baldwin - Amanda Barrie
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Fiona Middleton - Angela Griffin
- Des Barnes - Philip Middlemiss
- Sean Skinner - Terence Hillyer
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- Corner Shop
- The Kabin
- Skinner's Bookies
- Jim's Cafe
- Unknown roads
- A customer in the Rovers is uncredited despite having a line of dialogue.
- TV Times synopsis: An emergency call leads to a dash to hospital for a resident of the street.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 18,980,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
- The ITV3 repeat of this episode on 12th March 2020 was edited, cutting 10" from the middle of a Jim's Cafe scene in Part Two, where Alma Baldwin jokes that Mike would send all royals to "The Bloody Tower", and another 12" from the end of a Rovers scene where Des Barnes tells Sean Skinner that his wife was a "bitch".
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