Alma is back home in bed. Mike and Molly nurse her round the clock. Linda calls in and pleads with Mike to let her help as he looks so tired. Mike tells her he doesn't want her there but she ignores him. Ken calls to see Alma and both he and Mike hold Alma's hands while she drifts in and out of consciousness. Alex Swinton calls on Roy and Hayley to see if they've made a decision about Wayne. He lowers his price to £5,000. Roy tells him that they accept the offer. Alma is asking for Audrey but she isn't back from London yet. Audrey arrives back to be told that Alma hasn't got long to live and to see her as soon as possible. Audrey arrives in Alma's bedroom and talks to her but as she does Matt takes Alma's pulse and tells the company around the bed that she has died.
- Mike Baldwin - Johnny Briggs
- Molly Hardcastle - Jacqueline Kington
- Hayley Cropper - Julie Hesmondhalgh
- Roy Cropper - David Neilson
- Ken Barlow - William Roache
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Linda Baldwin - Jacqueline Chadwick
- Alma Halliwell - Amanda Barrie
- Matt Ramsden - Stephen Beckett
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Gail Platt - Helen Worth
- Sarah Platt - Tina O'Brien
- Bethany Platt - Amy & Emily Walton (Uncredited)
- Coronation Street
- 16a Victoria Street - Living room/kitchen
- Grasmere Drive
- 5 Grasmere Drive - Living room and Alma's bedroom
- Death of Alma Halliwell although the character is last seen in Episode 5060 on a pre-recorded tape.
- Maxine Peacock (Tracy Shaw) is credited but doesn't appear.
- The end credits were played without the title music.
- TV Times synopsis: Audrey rushes to be at Alma's side as she slips away, and Alex puts pressure on Roy and Hayley.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 14,240,000 viewers (4th place).
- This episode was given a special repeat on ITV1 at 4.30pm on 12th April 2006 as the channel marked the departure of Mike Baldwin from the series with a trio of programmes. The Baldwin Family Album was shown in the same time slot on 10th April, while Episode 2284 (21st February 1983) was screened on 11th April.
- This episode was included in the Golden Anniversary DVD Collection, released by ITV Home Entertainment on 11th October 2010. This version of the episode omitted the last 1'03" of the first scene in Part Two.
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