1ST EPISODE

JOSH STANDS TRIAL As Josh’s trial begins painful memories resurface. But will proceedings in court be overshadowed by the ripple effects of Christmas Day, still casting dark shadows over the street.

JADE CREATES FRACTURES IN THE DOBBS HOUSEHOLD Jade takes Hope to A&E to have her arm looked at

STEVE TRIES TO BRING AMY HOME On Steve’s behalf, Emma quizzes Amy, wondering why she’s so unhappy at home. Emma confides in Steve what Amy has told her Steve confronts Tracy – does he know the truth?

ELSEWHERE Ray calls at the garage and is impressed to discover Abi’s a mechanic. However when Tim lets slip that she learnt her trade in prison, Ray makes a sharp exit. Abbie’s gutted.

2ND EPISODE

ABI IS TAKEN IN BY RAY Ray approaches Abi in the cafe and tells her how impressed he is by the way she’s turned her life around. Abi’s delighted and grabbing him by the arm, leads him back to No.4.

IS HOPE UP TO HER OLD TRICKS? Fiz arrives at A&E where the doctor explains that Hope has broken her arm after trapping it in a door. Fiz realises with heavy heart that Hope’s been telling lies again. Evelyn warns Fiz and Tyrone that there’s something not right about Jade and it’s time she moved out.

DAVID TAKES THE STAND Josh’s barrister cross examines David, suggesting the sex with Josh was entirely consensual. David remains adamant he was drugged and raped. When David spots Nick taking a call he realises it is about Shona and he insists he has to leave for the hospital. In the hospital, the doctor explains to David, Nick and Gail that they’re planning to remove Shona’s breathing tube in the hope she can now breathe by herself.

Cast

  • Ben Price as Nick Tilsey
  • Chris Gascoyne as Peter Barlow
  • Julia Goulding as Shona Platt
  • Jack P. Shepherd as David Platt
  • Lucy Fallon as Bethany Platt
  • Helen Worth as Gail Rodwell
  • David Neilson as Roy Cropper
  • Kate Ford as Tracy McDonald
  • Elle Mulvaney as Amy Barlow
  • Alexandra Mardell as Emma Brooker
  • Sally Carman as Abi Franklin
  • Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
  • Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
  • Jennie Mcalpine as Fiz Stape
  • Maureen Lipman as Evelyn Plummer
  • Simon Gregson as Steve McDonald
  • Lottie Henshall as Jade Rowan
  • Isabella Flanagan as Hope Stape
  • Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
  • Macy Alabi as Ruby Dobbs
  • Sally Dynevor as Sally Metcalfe
  • Mark Frost as Ray Crosby
  • Ryan Clayton as Josh Tucker
  • Kaya Brady as Doctor Shardlow
  • Samuel James as Prosecution Barrister
  • Jayne McKenna as Defence Barrister
  • Andy Secombe as Judge
  • Kaye Brown as Neurosurgeon

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