Sharon demands to know what happened to the £20 that Ken paid his paper bill with. Jack refuses to stop work just because the doctor has told him to stop lifting. When Sharon accuses Leanne of pocketing the £20 she walks out and, discovering Natalie is looking for bar staff, starts at the Rovers. Julia tracks Mike down and offers to tell him who's behind the blackmail for £2,000. Rita is annoyed to discover Leanne has left because Sharon accused her of theft. Sharon feels awful when Rita finds the £20 in the paper book. When he has another twinge, Jack realises he's sicker than he thought. Rita assures Leanne that she's never doubted her honesty but Leanne refuses to return to The Kabin, saying she's more suited to the Rovers. Mike is stunned when Julia tells him that Greg used her to get at him. She gives Greg's address to Mike but when he tries to force her to take him to Greg she runs away from him.
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Alma Baldwin - Amanda Barrie
- Spider Nugent - Martin Hancock
- Sharon Gaskell - Tracie Bennett
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Nita Desai - Rebecca Sarker
- Fred Elliott - John Savident
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Leanne Tilsley - Jane Danson
- Roy Cropper - David Neilson
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- Deirdre Rachid - Anne Kirkbride
- Natalie Barnes - Denise Welch
- Ashley Peacock - Steven Arnold
- Rita Sullivan - Barbara Knox
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public
- 4 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- Corner Shop
- The Kabin
- Underworld - Office and factory floor
- Roy's Rolls
- No. 4 Montreal House, Weatherfield Quays - Living room/kitchen
- TV Times synopsis: Mike is amazed to learn the identity of Julia's puppet-master, and Leanne reaches the end of her tether.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 16,490,000 viewers (1st place - combined figure including repeat).
Curly Watts: "Hang on a minute, Audrey, I'm glad I've caught you two together. What do you reckon to Warts?"
Audrey Roberts: "Well, I've never suffered with them, Curly..."
Nita Desai: "You want a chemist, Curly."
Curly Watts: "No! Not warts - warts! WARTS in capital letters - 'Weatherfield Association of Retail Traders'."
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