Rosie wants some money to buy a leather corset. Sally's appalled. Louise is over visiting her family and drops in on Steve. He's delighted. Candice demonstrates her modelling pose for an unimpressed Maria. Maria gets Tyrone to call the salon pretending to be another hairdresser headhunting her but it backfires and Audrey's furious. Shelley sums up all her courage and leaves the bedroom. She has a panic attack on the stairs and tries to phone Charlie. He ignores her call. Tracy threatens Louise, telling her to leave Steve alone. Steve's furious. Snobby Sally is dreading starting work at the factory but convinced she won't be a machinist for long and will soon be running the office. Shelley steps out onto the street but panics and runs back into the Rovers. Violet's really worried about her. Sally's furious with Rosie when she announces she's now a vegetarian. Tyrone's delighted that Kevin's made him "night service manager" at the garage. Maria points out that he'll be on call all night for no extra money. Steve admits to Liz that he doesn't want to be with Tracy and only puts up with her for Amy's sake.


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  • This episode was transmitted at 8.20pm to allow for Grand Prix coverage.
  • TV Times synopsis: Tracy continues to pester Steve about moving in together, but her plans suffer a setback when she sees him talking to old flame Louise. Bev discovers Sunita is no longer friends with Shelley.
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 9,990,000 viewers (4th place).
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