Coronation Street (1960– )

Episode #1.3733 

Vicky confesses to Charlie that she lied about her destination. Des fears the worst when Steve's car radio is stolen. Deirdre seeks the money for Samir's air fare.


Mervyn Cumming


Tony Warren (based on an idea by), Martin Allen


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Simon Gregson ... Steve McDonald
Thelma Barlow Thelma Barlow ... Mavis Wilton
Philip Middlemiss Philip Middlemiss ... Des Barnes
Eileen Derbyshire ... Emily Bishop
Johnny Briggs ... Mike Baldwin
Amanda Barrie ... Alma Baldwin
Anne Kirkbride ... Deirdre Barlow
Helen Worth ... Gail Platt
Beverley Callard ... Liz McDonald
Sherrie Hewson ... Maureen Holdsworth
Bryan Mosley ... Alf Roberts
Elizabeth Bradley Elizabeth Bradley ... Maud Grimes
Sue Nicholls ... Audrey Roberts
Angela Griffin ... Fiona Middleton
Gavin Richards Gavin Richards ... Alex Christie


Steve's car is broken into and his £200 radio is stolen. Des fears one of Alex Christie's mob thought it was his. Deirdre wants to see Samir Rachid but hasn't any money to send him for a ticket. Des tells Alex there's no need for heavies but Alex doesn't know what he's talking about. Deirdre asks Mike for a £300 loan but he tells her that he has no spare cash until he's completed the Spanish deal. Des is amazed when Sean Skinner offers him a job as he admires the way he thumped Alex, his rival. Audrey helps at the cafe as Alma and Mike fly out to Spain. Charlie drives Vicky to her friend's in Warwickshire in his truck. Deirdre asks Liz for the money but she refuses to help her make a fool of herself. Vicky admits to Charlie she's going to an all-night rave in Worcester; she said a friend's in Warwickshire as an excuse to Bet. Maureen and Maud clear out unused stock and Alf gives them tips on what sells. Charlie is upset that Vicky lied to him but agrees to take her to Worcester. He is... Written by GusF

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Drama | Romance



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Release Date:

3 August 1994 (UK) See more »

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England, UK

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Granada Television See more »
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Coronation Street Theme
Written by Eric Spear
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