Tyrone returns from visiting his mum in Spain. He's put out when Molly tells him how Paul has bought into Valandro's and wonders where he got the money. Determined to reduce his carbon footprint, Roy makes a toilet flush water-saving device from a plastic bottle. Hayley's distraught and confesses to Becky she's just discovered that she's got a son who's in his twenties. Although she's always wanted a child she can't bear to hurt Roy - she told Roy she was a virgin. Becky's sympathetic. Ashley takes the day off work to spend it with Claire. Casey calls round and before Ashley can stop her, Claire invites her to stay for lunch. Frank invites Cilla to Las Vegas with him. Cilla's delighted. Casey tells Claire how while she was away she fell in love with a guy but he's no longer interested in her. Claire's sympathetic whilst Ashley's heart is in his mouth. Norris cooks Emily dinner. She's worried he's going to propose but Norris lets slip he's intending to propose to someone else and Emily giggles with relief. Norris takes offence. Ashley drives Casey home and tells her to leave him and Claire alone. Casey's hurt. Hayley's tormented by thoughts of her son but not wanting to hurt Roy.
- Chesney Battersby-Brown - Sam Aston
- Cilla Battersby-Brown - Wendi Peters
- Norris Cole - Malcolm Hebden
- Emily Bishop - Eileen Derbyshire
- Roy Cropper - David Neilson
- Hayley Cropper - Julie Hesmondhalgh
- Claire Peacock - Julia Haworth
- Ashley Peacock - Steven Arnold
- Becky Granger - Katherine Kelly
- Tyrone Dobbs - Alan Halsall
- Molly Compton - Vicky Binns
- Paul Clayton - Tom Hudson
- Audrey Roberts - Sue Nicholls
- Violet Wilson - Jenny Platt
- Maria Sutherland - Samia Smith
- Freddie Peacock - Dylan & Hayden Whitbread (Uncredited)
- Coronation Street
- 3 Coronation Street - Back room and kitchen
- 4 Coronation Street - Downstairs rooms
- Rosamund Street
- Roy's Rolls
- 16a Victoria Street - Living room/kitchen
- Frank Nichols's house - Bedroom
- Casey's flat - Exterior
- Emily Bishop (Eileen Derbyshire) is credited twice in error.
- TV Times synopsis: Hayley confides in Becky that she fathered a son before her sex-change operation and is worried how Roy will take the news; Emily fears that Norris is going to propose when he invites her for dinner; Ashley takes the day off work to spend some time with Claire, but Casey tries to come between the couple; and Tyrone grows concerned about Paul's influence over the Duckworths.
- Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 9,070,000 viewers (joint 2nd place with 27th August 2007).
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