FRIDAY 17TH JANUARY – 1st episode
DAVID FEARS HE MAY NEVER GET SHONA BACK David’s thrilled when Shona regains consciousness and tries to speak until it becomes clear she doesn’t recognise him. The consultant warns David that Shona has serious memory issues and it could take up to a year before they see any improvement. Desperate to trigger her memory David takes Max and Lily to visit Shona but when she gets Max confused with Clayton they’re horrified.
BERNIE HUNTS DOWN KEL Paul’s horrified when Sean reveals Bernie’s plan and insists he’ll go with her. Gemma watches Bernie’s live feed on her laptop as Bernie talks to the camera, explaining how she intends to entrap Kel the paedophile in the park.
THE DOBBS FACE JADE DOWN When Jade climbs off the bus, Hope’s thrilled to see her. Shooting Jade daggers, Evelyn drags Hope away whilst Tyrone asserts that it won’t be long before social services see through her lies. In the cafe, Tyrone puts pressure on Hope to tell the truth so that Mummy can come home. But Hope remains silent.
ELSEWHERE Geoff suggests Yasmeen should steer clear of Speed Daal for a while as she might
be tempted to have a drink. Yasmeen agrees and humbly asks Geoff for some cash so she can buy cleaning products, promising faithfully to get a receipt. Geoff checks his CCTV and smiles as he watches Yasmeen clean the living room at No.6. Nina calls at the cafe with Hayley’s sewing machine. Roy takes her upstairs for a cup of tea. Roy notices Nina’s bandaged hand. Nina explains how her neighbour set his dog on her. Roy’s shocked but Nina insists it’s not worth making a fuss. When Nina suggests they have a game of chess, Roy’s delighted.
FRIDAY 17TH JANUARY – 2nd episode
A VENGEFUL BERNIE CORNERS KEL Spotting Kel, Bernie approaches but realising he’s been set up Kel makes a grab for her phone. Paul, Billy and Gemma give chase.
JADE TRICKS FIZ Jade confronts Fiz in the street, and making sure she’s got an audience, tells her she never intended for her to lose her kids but she’s only got herself to blame. As a furious Fiz launches herself at Jade, Evelyn pulls her away before giving Jade a piece of her mind. Alone, Jade books one way ferry tickets to France for her and Hope.
DAVID TRIES TO JOG SHONA’S MEMORY David returns with their wedding album, will it work?
ELSEWHERE Over their game of chess, Roy puts pressure on Nina to move in but she refuses point blank, insisting she enjoys her independence and it would only make her enemies think they’d won. Abi’s thrilled when she gets her GCSE results, a C in English and a B in Maths. Yasmeen cooks Geoff a lovely meal. When Geoff produces a bottle of non-alcoholic wine and suggests they share it, Yasmeen thanks him for being so supportive.
- Ben Price as Nick Tilsey
- Harry McDermott as Max Turner
- Julia Goulding as Shona Platt
- Tina O’Brien as Sarah Platt
- Jack P. Shepherd as David Platt
- Brooke Malonie as Lily Platt
- Helen Worth as Gail Rodwell
- David Neilson as Roy Cropper
- Shelley King as Yasmeen Nazir
- Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
- Jane Hazlegrove as Bernie Winter
- Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
- Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
- Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
- Joseph Alessi as Kel Hinchley
- Mikey North as Gary Windass
- Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas
- 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
- Sally Carman as Abi Franklin
- Lisa George as Beth Sutherland
- Peter Gunn as Brian Packham
- Melanie Hill as Cathy Matthews
- Antony Cotton as Sean Tully
- Cherylee Houston as Izzy Armstrong
- Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
- Ian Bartholomew as Geoff Metcalfe
- Kaye Brown as Neurosurgeon
- Anthony Hunt as DS Barnard
- Christine Walsh as Occupational Therapist
Coronation Street airs at 7.30 then 8.30pm on ITV.