Les worries about how he's going to pay back all the money to those people who were duped into paying for Cilla's holiday. Vera's fed up of the new helpful Jack. She wants her old, lazy Jack back. Frankie tells Jamie she's changed her mind and doesn't want to move to Spain with him. She tells devastated Jamie their relationship is over and she's going to stay with a mate in Essex. Liz hosts a fancy dress party at the Rovers. The theme is "Stars of the Silver Screen". Sean is a cowboy from Brokeback Mountain, Liz is Sally Bowles, Violet is Marilyn Monroe, Michelle is an American cheerleader. Michelle's annoyed Liz is making her work on New Year's Eve and she's missing Sonny's party. Steve secretly sets up the back room with candles and champagne on ice hoping to toast the New Year with Michelle at midnight. Tracy winds Charlie up by flirting with a bloke in the Rovers. As the clock strikes midnight, Steve's crestfallen to find Michelle and Sonny kissing each other in the bar. Liz thinks the champagne and candles are for her and Vernon's happy to take the glory. Danny phones Jamie saying he's pleased Jamie and Frankie have split up and that he's sold his 60% of the factory and the flat in the Quays. Jamie's furious, thinking his father is back with Frankie but in a riverside apartment at an unknown location, a pleased Danny and a new girlfriend watch the New Year fireworks together.
- Frankie Baldwin - Debra Stephenson
- Jamie Baldwin - Rupert Hill
- Fiz Brown - Jennie McAlpine
- Michelle Connor - Kym Ryder
- Liz McDonald - Beverley Callard
- Vernon Tomlin - Ian Reddington
- Paul Connor - Sean Gallagher
- Sean Tully - Antony Cotton
- Steve McDonald - Simon Gregson
- Eileen Grimshaw - Sue Cleaver
- Chesney Battersby-Brown - Sam Aston
- Les Battersby-Brown - Bruce Jones
- Kirk Sutherland - Andrew Whyment
- Jason Grimshaw - Ryan Thomas
- Jack Duckworth - William Tarmey
- Vera Duckworth - Elizabeth Dawn
- Molly Compton - Vicky Binns
- Violet Wilson - Jenny Platt
- Tyrone Dobbs - Alan Halsall
- Charlie Stubbs - Bill Ward
- Tracy Barlow - Kate Ford
- Danny Baldwin - Bradley Walsh
- Coronation Street
- Rovers Return Inn - Public, back room and hallway
- 5 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 7 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- 9 Coronation Street - Back room/kitchen
- 11 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- Rosamund Street
- Alongside Amelia Caudwell and Amy Starkey, Holly is also played by another baby whose name is unknown.
- Final appearances of Bradley Walsh as Danny Baldwin and Debra Stephenson as Frankie Baldwin.
- TV Times synopsis: Jamie receives a cryptic phone call just as he and Frankie are making their preparations for departure.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 8,570,000 viewers (16th place).
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