TYRONE CATCHES JADE HANGING ON THE TELEPHONE Jade finds Hope in the backyard and tells her to keep checking her phone as she’s planning an adventure and will be in touch. Tyrone and Evelyn are shocked when Ruby reveals that Jade put the bruises on Hope’s arm with makeup. Realising that Jade took Hope to see Dr Gaddas two days later and therefore she would have seen her bruises if there were any, Christine confirms this with Dr Gaddas. Meanwhile as Hope and Ruby fight over a toy handbag a mobile phone falls out. Scrolling through the messages Tyrone realises with horror that Jade must have given Hope the phone. Reading a message promising Hope they’ll be together soon, Tyrone and Evelyn stare at each other in shock.
BERNIE AND PAUL HAVE A DILEMMA ON THEIR HANDS Billy urges Paul to accept that Kel may never be punished for his crimes and to move on with his life.
DAVID’S IN FOR THE LONG HAUL David tells Nick that they’re moving Shona to a specialist unit in Leeds but he still intends to visit every day.
ELSEWHERE When Abi’s late for work after a night out with Ray a jealous Kevin tells her she can manage by herself for the rest of the day and storms out. In the bistro, Ray compliments Bethany on her handling of some tricky staff issues. Bethany secretly hopes he’ll give her the manager’s job. As an exhausted Gemma takes a nap with the quads, someone pushes a burning rag through the letterbox and a fire quickly takes hold.
MONDAY 20TH JANUARY 2020 – 2nd episode
TYRONE PINS HIS HOPE ON THE TRUTH Hope finally breaks her silence and tells Christine that Jade applied the bruises to her arm and told her to say that Mummy did them. Christine questions Jade but she sticks to her story, accusing Fiz of abusing her daughter. Fiz returns home, all accusations dropped but while Ruby launches herself at Mummy, Hope refuses to make eye contact. When Fiz states that Jade will never set foot in their house again, a furious Hope dashes upstairs, secretly calls Jade and asking if they can still go away together. Hope lies in bed wide awake and fully dressed!
PAUL FACES HIS DEMONS Chesney arrives home to find ‘paedo’ daubed on the window and flames licking at the door. Abi rushes over from the garage with a fire extinguisher as Gemma appears at the top of the stairs realising they’ve had a lucky escape. As Gemma and the quads are taken to hospital to get checked out Chesney lets rip at Paul and Bernie for bringing trouble to their door.
DAVID AND SHONA SET OFF ON A LONG ROAD David explains to Max that with Shona being moved to Leeds, he’ll need to spend a couple of nights a week at Marion’s. Max puts on a brave face.
ELSEWHERE When Kevin makes a snide remark about her landing herself a sugar daddy, Abi takes offense and storms out. Tim despairs.
- Ben Price as Nick Tilsey
- Julia Goulding as Shona Platt
- Jack P. Shepherd as David Platt
- Lucy Fallon as Bethany Platt
- David Neilson as Roy Cropper
- Matilda Freeman as Summer Spellman
- Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
- Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
- Brooke Malonie as Lily Platt
- Harry McDermott as Max Turner
- Kerry Peers as Marion Logan
- Sally Carman as Abi Franklin
- Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
- Mark Frost as Ray Crosby
- Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
- Jane Hazlegrove as Bernie Winter
- Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
- Maureen Lipman as Evelyn Plummer
- Macy Alabi as Ruby Dobbs
- Lottie Henshall as Jade Rowan
- Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
- Isabella Flanagan as Hope Stape
- Jennie Mcalpine as Fiz Stape
- Melanie Hill as Cathy Matthews
- Kaye Brown as Neurosurgeon
- Rachel Lumberg as Christine Hillier
- Michael Le Vell as Kevin Webster
- Amy Searles PC Carson
Coronation Street airs at 7.30 then 8.30pm on ITV.