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Coronation Street

Episode 8380

Episode 8380

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Review

Traditionally, the marked lack of sporting prowess among Weatherfield’s menfolk has provided a rich source of humour. Think Stan Ogden in the wrestling ring or Dev Alahan on the golf course. But events take a dark turn in this episode when the fitness rivalry between Steve and Lloyd ends with the latter having a heart attack during the race they’ve been training for. Steve is obviously filled with guilt and recrimination, but is Lloyd’s girlfriend Andrea’s response entirely genuine?

Away from the hospital, there’s the usual male fecklessness on display as Dennis runs out of second chances and Tim gets a much-needed helping hand to get back with Sally.

Summary

Steve blames himself for Lloyd ending up in hospital, while Andrea arrives and spins a story about being waylaid by a friend. Owen thinks money worries are behind Anna's outbursts and decides to make a sacrifice to help her, while Jason urges Tim to fight to win Sally back. Dennis is devastated when Rita tells him to find somewhere else to live, and Julie hands Izzy the charity money raised from the race.

Cast & Crew

Steve McDonald Simon Gregson
Lloyd Mullaney Craig Charles
Andrea Beckett Hayley Tamaddon
Owen Armstrong Ian Puleston-Davies
Anna Windass Debbie Rush
Jason Grimshaw Ryan Thomas
Tim Metcalfe Joe Duttine
Sally Webster Sally Dynevor
Dennis Tanner Philip Lowrie
Rita Tanner Barbara Knox
Julie Carp Katy Cavanagh
Izzy Armstrong Cherylee Houston
Director Alan Grint
Executive Producer Kieran Roberts
Producer Stuart Blackburn
Writer Martin Allen
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