DAVID IS TRICKED AND IT’S NOT SUCH A TREAT As a worried David prepares for his hearing, Abe urges him to stick to the story unless he wants to end up like Josh. Gail, Sarah, Nick and Shona attend David’s hearing in the Magistrate’s Court to hear David, Abe and Tez all plead not guilty to the attempted murder of Josh. To the family’s horror, David is refused bail and remanded in custody until the trial. Imran calls at the Platts with the news that Josh has regained consciousness. Shona prays that Josh will tell the police how David actually saved his life.

MARIA’S NOT SPOOKED BY GARY Bethany quizzes Maria about her feelings for Gary. Maria insists they’re nothing more than mates but Bethany reckons she should go for it. Tyrone invites Maria and Gary to a Hallowe’en party at No.9. To Maria’s amusement, Gary arrives wearing a zentai gold bodysuit. When Gary suggests they could meet for lunch, Maria readily accepts and Gary’s pleased.

GEMMA BEGINS TO REALISE MOTHERHOOD IS FRIGHTENING Gemma eases herself out of bed and gazes at her four babies with awe and trepidation. As a tearful Gemma struggles to express her milk, Chesney and the nurse promises her she’s doing really well.

ELSEWHERE Ali assures Toyah that he’s gradually weaning himself off the diazepam and he’s in Control. The party over, Evelyn offers to clear up and suggests Michael takes Jade for a drink. But Jade declines, asserting she’s too tired. Tyrone’s baffled by Evelyn’s generosity.

CAST

Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
Helen Worth as Gail Rodwell
Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
Charlie De Melo as Imran Habeeb
Lottie Henshall as Jade Rowan
Isabella Flanagan as Hope Stape
Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
William Flanagan as Joseph Brown
Jack P. Shepherd as David Platt
Ryan Clayton as Josh Tucker
Julia Goulding as Shona Ramsay
Tina O’Brien as Sarah Platt
Brooke Malonie as Lily Platt
Lucy Fallon as Bethany Platt
Ryan Russell as Michael Bailey
Maureen Lipman as Evelyn Plummer
Macy Alabi as Ruby Dobbs
Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
Charlie Wrenshall as Liam Connor
Georgia Taylor as Toyah Battersby
Liam Boyle as Abe Crowley
James Burrows as Ali Neeson
Mikey North as Gary Windass
Bobby Bradshaw as Jake Windass
Nick Judge as Tez Collier
Matthew Flynn as DS Sutton
Philippa Cole as Nurse
Scott John Cooper as Clerk
Christine Cox as Judge


  • This episode is written by Owen Lloyd-Fox
  • This episode is directed by Durno Johnston
  • This episode airs at 8.30 on ITV