Coronation Street (1960– )

Episode #1.4018 

Alec is alarmed when Vicky contemplates moving away for a fresh start. The McDonalds come to terms with Steve's conviction. Betty takes umbrage when Vera has the pub accounts checked over.


Colin Cant


Barry Hill, Tony Warren (creator)


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Beverley Callard ... Liz McDonald
Charles Lawson ... Jim McDonald
Nicholas Cochrane Nicholas Cochrane ... Andy McDonald
Roy Barraclough ... Alec Gilroy
Chloe Newsome Chloe Newsome ... Vicky McDonald
Elizabeth Dawn ... Vera Duckworth
Betty Driver ... Betty Williams
William Tarmey ... Jack Duckworth
Sarah Moffett Sarah Moffett ... Kelly Thomson
William Roache ... Ken Barlow
Eileen Derbyshire ... Emily Bishop
Thelma Barlow Thelma Barlow ... Mavis Wilton
Anita Carey Anita Carey ... Joyce Smedley
Ian Mercer ... Gary Mallett
Gaynor Faye ... Judy Mallett


Liz is distraught over Steve's sentence and the fact that Vicky walked free. She and Andy both feel that Vicky could have helped to get Steve off. The matter brings Liz and Jim closer together. Vicky can't believe how Steve could tell the court a load of lies about her. She realises that she's been a big fool. The Duckworths return from Spain and Betty is relieved to hand the Rovers over. Joyce lets it slip that Billy got a bit merry when drunk. Joyce is interested in a full-time barmaid's job at the British Legion and Gary advises her to talk to Percy as he's on the committee. Derek and Norris have a disastrous game of golf when Angela loses due to a mistake by Norris. He is hurt that she has bent his clubs. Percy is flattered when Joyce chats to him about the war, telling him that he reminds her of her father. He buys her a drink. Betty is insulted when Vera gets Andy to go through the books. She accuses Vera of not trusting her. Vera thinks she's got something to hide. Roy ... Written by GusF

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Drama | Romance



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Release Date:

27 May 1996 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

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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