1ST EPISODE

ROBERT HOLDS NO TRUCK WITH THE TRUTH Michelle warns Alya to watch herself with Ray and ensure he makes no advances. A furious Ray covers when questioned by Alya before heading to see Michelle and issuing her with a letter for breach of contract and defamation. Meanwhile Robert has called to placate Tyler over the Amy situation but as he is driving home from Vicky’s he is distracted by a call from Michelle telling him about Ray and crashes his car.

ROY REVEALS THE TRUTH Roy explains that his obsession with the online Scrabble comes from the fat that he believes his online playing partner is his brother and he has suddenly disappeared in the middle of a game which is out of character.

MARIA GOES TO BAT FOR ALI Emma approaches Dr Gaddas and begs her to go easy on Ali at the meeting. Maria backs her up, pointing out it was one stupid mistake. Dr Gaddas gives nothing away and heads off.

GEMMA AND CHESNEY GET A SURPRISING OFFER Gemma and Chesney are approached by the marketing manager from Frescho who wants them and the quads to be the face of the supermarket.

ELSEWHERE Yasmeen implores Geoff to come with her to Vegas, but he heads out without bothering to reply leaving Yasmeen upset.

2ND EPISODE

MICHELLE WONDERS IF BIG DADDY IS A BIG BADDIE Desperate Michelle can’t get back through to Robert but when the police call her from his phone she is stunned to hear he has been in a serious accident and baffled as to why he is being taken to Macclesfield Hospital when he was supposed to be in Sandbach. At the hospital she can’t understand why Robert is asking about a baby and then she spots his big Daddy necklace nest to the bed. Is the game up for Robert?

ROY PLAYS LONG LOST FAMILIES Roy confides in Carla how he did some research and discovered his mother had a son, Richard, as a result of her affair and put him up for adoption. When Roy reveals that he has an address for Richard, Carla insists they should track him down. Roy is surprised when a young woman answers the door and denies knowing anyone called Richard. Back in the house Nina tells her dad Richrd that it was just someone collecting for charity and they can carry on with their game of scrabble.

GARY BUYS MARIA’S AFFECTION Gary masks his jealousy as Emma tells Ali how Maria stuck up for him with Dr Gaddas. Gary turns up at Maria’s with a designer handbag but when she questions how he can afford it he is forced to lie that it is a fake.

ELSEWHERE Geoff returns home to find Yasmeen with their bags packed, hopeful they can still make the flight. Geoff tears a strip off her for doing his packing and accuses her of being controlling. Having finally agreed to go ahead with the holiday, Geoff loads the cases into the taxi. Alya hugs Yasmeen and wishes her a lovely time. Gemma and Chesney return home only to receive a call from the hotel in Llandudno telling them they owe £500 for extras. Gemma opens the fridge door to find it stuffed with miniatures. A sheepish Bernie explains that she thought they were free.

CAST

Alison King as Carla Connor
David Neilson as Roy Cropper
Mikey North as Gary Windass
Mark Frost as Ray Crosby
Kym Marsh as Michelle Connor
Tristan Gemmill as Robert Preston
Kerri Quinn as Vicky Jefferies
Will Barnett as Tyler Jefferies
Jane Hazlegrove as Bernie Winter
William Flanagan as Joseph Brown
Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
Alexandra Mardell as Emma Brooker
Elle Mulvaney as Amy Barlow
Antony Cotton as Sean Tully
Ian Bartholomew as Geoff Metcalfe
Ellie Leach as Faye Windass
Georgia Taylor as Toyah Battersby
Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
Ryan Prescott as Ryan Connor
Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
Shelley King as Yasmeen Nazir
James Burrows as Ali Neeson
Paul Brown as Richard Lucas
Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas
Simon Price as Surgeon
Peter F Gardiner as Miles Ingham
Catherine Ayears as Tara Swift
Christine Mackie as Dr Gaddas

Coronation Street airs at 7.30pm and then at 8.30pm on ITV.