As Robert waits in his cell to set off for court, he’s puzzled to learn from Paula there’s been a delay as new information has come to light.

Derek offers to delay the factory sale for Nick and Sarah until they raise the cash, if they can lay down £10k right now. Nick and Sarah ask the factory workers to raise the £10k. Derek explains to Izzy he needs money to take his kids on a promised holiday to Florida or he’ll lose them forever so Izzy approaches Gary for a loan to fund her share of the £10k. Gary’s seething that Derek’s trying to sell a building that actually belongs to him. Gary corners Derek in the Rovers’ yard. Feigning confidence, Derek points out his company’s named on the factory deeds so Gary can’t stop him selling. A menacing Gary insists otherwise.

Roy calls at Richard’s flat to find the landlord hammering on the door demanding unpaid rent money. Nina ignores Roy’s attempts to get her to open the door and remains barricaded in the flat.

Jenny invites Rita to spend the afternoon at Winter Wonderland. Jenny collects Rita from her flat but the excitement evaporates when Rita takes offence at being treated like a charity case and calls off the outing, leaving Jenny baffled.

Carla and Roy return to Nina’s flat and through the locked door, Roy shares memories of his lonely childhood with Nina. He’s encouraged when Nina replies through the letterbox.

Tyrone and Fiz decide to punish Hope for disrupting the school nativity. Tyrone and Fiz set Hope to work cleaning the house.

Cast

  • Ben Price as Nick Tilsey
  • Alison King as Carla Connor
  • Sally Dynevor as Sally Metcalfe
  • Tina O’Brien as Sarah Platt
  • Barbara Knox as Rita Tanner
  • Mikey North as Gary Windass
  • Ryan Prescott as Ryan Connor
  • Cherylee Houston as Izzy Armstrong
  • Ellie Leach as Faye Windass
  • Andrew Whyment as Kirk Sutherland
  • Sally Ann Mattews as Jenny Connor
  • Kym Marsh as Michelle Connor
  • Tristan Gemmill as Robert Preston
  • Stirling Gallacher as Paula Martin
  • Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
  • Kerri Quinn as Vicky Jefferies
  • David Neilson as Roy Cropper
  • Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas
  • Craig Els as Derek Milligan
  • Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
  • Maureen Lipman as Evelyn Plummer
  • Macy Alabi as Ruby Dobbs
  • Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
  • Lottie Henshall as Jade Rowan
  • Isabella Flanagan as Hope Stape
  • Jennie Mcalpine as Fiz Stape
  • Antony Cotton as Sean Tully
  • Emma Jeng as Nurse
  • Stephen Hoyle as PC Connolly
  • Ray Castleton as Landlord

Coronation Street airs at 7.30pm on ITV.