FRIDAY 24th JANUARY 2020 – 1st episode
JADE DOES A DISAPPEARING ACT Fiz is mortified, but as they discuss what to do they’re gobsmacked to discover Jade has disappeared, leaving only a blood stain on the carpet. As they fret over her going to the police, Yasmeen finds Jade lying unconscious in the ginnel. The police call at No.9 and explain they want to question Fiz about an assault on Jade Rowan.
TIM HAS SOME EXPLAINING TO DO Charlie makes it clear she wants £5k before she’ll sign any divorce papers. When Charlie reveals to Faye that she’s her stepmum, Faye’s shocked and Tim is forced to explains he’s an accidental bigamist and Charlie mustn’t find out that he’s married to Sally as she could report him. Faye agrees to help him in return for £100.
BETHANY NEEDS A CAREER CHANGE Bethany tells Alya how Ray tried it on with Michelle and is a sleazeball. Leaping to Ray’s defence, Alya orders Bethany to go home and consider her position. Bethany discusses career options with Daniel but she’s shocked when he suggests she might be best to leave Weatherfield altogether.
ELSEWHERE In the Rovers, Emma shames Steve and Kevin into helping Tim to find the £5k he needs. When Bernie pins a photo of Kel to the dart board, Paul’s horrified and Billy quickly removes it. Sarah buries the hatchet with Maria and assures her that she’s only looking out for her as she knows what Gary is capable of. When Maria then overhears Gary on the phone saying “you know I love you” she immediately thinks the worst.
FRIDAY 24TH JANUARY 2020 – 2nd episode
The police officer reveals that Jade was found in the ginnel with a head injury and wonders if Fiz can shed any light on the situation. Evelyn assures the officer they’ve no idea what happened. Will Jade pull through and where is Hope?
BETHANY GETS MIXED SIGNALS FROM DANIEL Daniel urges Bethany to spread her wings and apply for a place on a creative writing course. As he helps her with her application, Daniel notices that Bertie doesn’t seem himself and panicking he takes his temperature.
BERNIE FINALLY DOES RIGHT BY HER SON Bernie calls on Paul and explains that she’s moving onto pastures new as she’s caused enough trouble round here. Bernie says an emotional farewell.
TIM’S BID TO GET RID OF CHARLIE FAILS Having borrowed money from Steve and Kevin, Tim hands Charlie a cheque for £5k and urges her to go to the solicitors and sign the divorce papers. But when Tim calls in the Rovers he’s horrified to discover Charlie working behind the bar, what is she up to?
ELSEWHERE Determined to prove they’re now a family, Maria suggests she, Liam and Jake should accompany Gary to Bristol to visit Zack. Gary’s touched.
- Ellie Leach as Faye Windass
- Sian Reeves as Charlie Wood
- Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
- Maureen Lipman as Evelyn Plummer
- Barbara Knox as Rita Tanner
- 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
- Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
- Sally Ann Mattews as Jenny Connor
- Lucy Fallon as Bethany Platt
- Simon Gregson as Steve McDonald
- Mark Frost as Ray Crosby
- Alexandra Mardell as Emma Brooker
- Tina O’Brien as Sarah Platt
- Jane Hazlegrove as Bernie Winter
- Michael Le Vell as Kevin Webster
- Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
- Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
- Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
- Mikey North as Gary Windass
- Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
- Sue Cleaver as Eileen Grimshaw
- Shelley King as Yasmeen Nazir
- Mark Morrell as PC Hall
Coronation Street airs at 7.30 then 8.30pm on ITV.