Coronation Street (1960– )

Episode #1.3290 

Kevin commits self-sabotage when he refuses to repair Derek's car. Ivy takes Nicky to see Father O'Rourke. Liz demands Jim gets proper permission for the extension.


Spencer Campbell


Tony Warren (based on an idea by), Mervyn Watson | 2 more credits »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Wilson Sean Wilson ... Martin Platt
Warren Jackson Warren Jackson ... Nicky Tilsley
Helen Worth ... Gail Platt
Lynsay King Lynsay King ... Sarah Louise Tilsley
Thomas Ormson Thomas Ormson ... David Tilsley
Thelma Barlow Thelma Barlow ... Mavis Wilton
Peter Baldwin Peter Baldwin ... Derek Wilton
Sally Dynevor ... Sally Webster (as Sally Whittaker)
Michael Le Vell ... Kevin Webster
Emma Collinge Emma Collinge ... Rosie Webster
Beverley Callard ... Liz McDonald
Simon Gregson ... Steve McDonald
Bill Waddington Bill Waddington ... Percy Sugden
Geoffrey Hinsliff Geoffrey Hinsliff ... Don Brennan (as Geoff Hinsliff)
Barbara Knox ... Rita Fairclough


Derek's car fails to start. Kevin is astonished at his cheek when he asks him to fix it and slams the door in his face. Liz can't get a straight answer from the twins or Jim when she asks about the size of the extension. Percy complains to Kevin that his work area is unsafe for passers-by. Kevin tells him that he's no choice. Sally has enough of the banging from No.11 and explodes at Steve. Steve doesn't care and tells her to give him a hand if she wants it finished quickly. The police tell Kevin that they've had a tip-off about his servicing and he has to find somewhere else to set up business. Liz begs Jim to get planning permission and proper plans. She doesn't think the extension is worth upsetting the neighbours. Jim is unconcerned. Sally assumes that Derek informed the police out of spite and rows with Mavis in The Kabin. Mavis lets slip that Derek is guilty and feebly defends his actions. Don doesn't know how Gail can be so patient with Ivy. Martin holds his tongue when Ivy ... Written by GusF

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Drama | Romance



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Release Date:

11 October 1991 (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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