Dennis is in intensive care, Janice at his bedside. Toyah tells Janice about Les's attempted suicide. Janice is furious with Les and shouts at him. She blames him for Dennis's condition. Les is beside himself with guilt and shame. Fred and Eve move their belongings into the Rovers. Shelley tells Eve she's taking a job at the rugby club. Emma and Curly are hardly getting any sleep as Ben keeps crying. To their amazement Norris manages to get Ben off to sleep by singing to him. Dev shows Geena the itinerary he's printed off for their wedding in Tobago. Vera goes to visit Julie Reardon, the wife of the policeman with whom Terry had the affair to try and get her to tell truth but she pretends she's never heard of Terry. Matt and Maxine call a truce. Eileen goes to the hospital to see Dennis. She watches as the crash team try to revive him with Janice crying by his bedside. Dennis dies and both Janice and Eileen are distraught.
- Janice Battersby - Vicky Entwistle
- Toyah Battersby - Georgia Taylor
- Dennis Stringer - Charles Dale
- Shelley Unwin - Sally Lindsay
- Duggie Ferguson - John Bowe
- Eve Elliott - Melanie Kilburn
- Fred Elliott - John Savident
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Norris Cole - Malcolm Hebden
- Sam Kingston - Scott Wright
- Eileen Grimshaw - Sue Cleaver
- Todd Grimshaw - Bruno Langley
- Dev Alahan - Jimmi Harkishin
- Geena Gregory - Jennifer James
- Jason Grimshaw - Ryan Thomas
- Les Battersby - Bruce Jones
- Curly Watts - Kevin Kennedy
- Emma Watts - Angela Lonsdale
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Tyrone Dobbs - Alan Halsall
- Peter Barlow - Chris Gascoyne
- Matt Ramsden - Stephen Beckett
- Maxine Peacock - Tracy Shaw
- Kevin Webster - Michael Le Vell
- Ben Watts - Stephen Collins (Uncredited)
- Doctor Kin - Rani Moorthy
- ICU Nurse - Maeve Larkin
- Nurse - Gloria Benjamin
- Julie Reardon - Julie Brown
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public and back room
- 7 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- The Kabin
- Rosamund Street
- Weatherfield General - Intensive Care Unit, observation ward and corridors
- Unknown road in Weatherfield
- Julie Reardon's house - Living room and exterior
- Final appearance of Charles Dale as Dennis Stringer.
- Another ICU nurse was uncredited, despite lines of dialogue.
- The end credits to this episode are played with no theme music.
- TV Times synopsis: Janice keeps vigil by Dennis's bedside, while a desperate Vera turns detective.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,900,000 viewers (3rd place).
- This episode was included in the Network DVD collection Coronation Street: The Best of 2000-2009, released on 31st October 2011.
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