Bet tells Jim that Fred is coming back to the caravan, and she takes him to Cecil Newton's boat whilst avoiding police on the way. The private detective takes pictures of them kissing while they try to avoid the police. Fred arrives at his caravan to find out from the police that they've received a report that an escaped criminal has been staying there. Karen persuades Steve to take her out on the town as a treat since both his parents are busy. Sunita tells Shelley that she wants a big wedding, and not the small affair she and Ciaran are planning. When he sees the engagement ring that his father has bought, Philip Newton tells Cecil he will get evidence to stop him wanting to marry Bet. Bev and Deirdre go out for a drink and meet Cilla, and Ciaran admits to Tracy again that he doesn't want to get married. Bet agrees to marry Cecil, and Philip receives some photos of Bet and Jim together.
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Jim McDonald - Charles Lawson
- Karen McDonald - Suranne Jones
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Bet Lynch - Julie Goodyear
- Ashley Peacock - Steven Arnold
- Claire Casey - Julia Haworth
- Fred Elliott - John Savident
- Bev Unwin - Susie Blake
- Deirdre Rachid - Anne Kirkbride
- Shelley Unwin - Sally Lindsay
- Sunita Parekh - Shobna Gulati
- Tracy Barlow - Kate Ford
- Ciaran McCarthy - Keith Duffy
- Cilla Brown - Wendi Peters
- Joshua Peacock - Benjamin Beresford (Uncredited)
- Philip Newton - Malcolm Scates
- Cecil Newton - George Baker
- Laurie Dyson - Andrew Dunn
- Private Detective - Howard Chadwick
- PC Browning - Morgan George
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public and back room
- Weatherfield Arms - Public
- Blackpool - Promenade, North Pier and unnamed restaurant
- Gregory's Guest House - Guest bedroom and exterior
- Regent Caravan Park - Fred Elliott's caravan and grounds
- The Black Dog - Public
- Cecil Newton's house - Living room and office
- Fleetwood - Marina
- Andrew Dunn makes a pre-Roger Stiles appearance as Laurie Dyson.
- On this second episode of the evening only Kay Patrick was credited as director.
- TV Times synopsis: Cecil receives good news; Philip is set to spill the beans over Bet's gold-digging ways; Fred gets an unpleasant surprise; and Jim has a narrow escape.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 13,330,000 viewers (6th place).
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