Coronation Street (1960– )

Episode #1.3269 

Steph packs her bags but Des fights to save their marriage. Victoria insists on going to the Johnsons'. Percy prepares to take Alf's place in the carnival procession.


Brian Mills


Tony Warren (based on an idea by), Peter Whalley | 1 more credit »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jill Summers Jill Summers ... Phyllis Pearce
Amelia Bullmore ... Steph Barnes
Helen Worth ... Gail Tilsley
Sean Wilson Sean Wilson ... Martin Platt
Warren Jackson Warren Jackson ... Nicky Tilsley
Thomas Ormson Thomas Ormson ... David Tilsley
Lynsay King Lynsay King ... Sarah Louise Tilsley
Kevin Kennedy Kevin Kennedy ... Curly Watts
Deborah McAndrew Deborah McAndrew ... Angie Freeman
Roy Barraclough ... Alec Gilroy
Chloe Newsome Chloe Newsome ... Victoria Arden
Julie Goodyear Julie Goodyear ... Bet Gilroy
Philip Middlemiss Philip Middlemiss ... Des Barnes
Geoffrey Hinsliff Geoffrey Hinsliff ... Don Brennan (as Geoff Hinsliff)
Sue Nicholls ... Audrey Roberts


Steph packs her bags, planning to pick them up after work. Phyllis is distraught when she says she's moving out. Nicky starts cubs. Des spent the night at the police station in Congleton for setting fire to the boat and is collected by Martin. Vicky doesn't accept that the Johnsons don't want her. Percy takes Alf's place on the WARTS carnival float and gets on with Vivian Barford. Martin is surprised that Des is resigned to Steph leaving him for Simon Beatty and urges him to fight for his marriage. Vicky disappears from the Rovers and gets a taxi to Belinda's house. Mrs Johnson lets Alec know. Des goes home and slashes Steph's cases. Alec is sick of being cast as the villain and makes Belinda's mother say, in front of Vicky, that they won't take her on. Vicky realises from Mrs Johnson's excuses that she isn't wanted and begrudgingly agrees to return to the Rovers. Bet has to hold herself back from rowing with Vicky as her bitterness upsets Alec. Des refuses to let Steph leave him. ... Written by GusF

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Drama | Romance



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Release Date:

23 August 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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