MONDAY 3RD FEBRUARY 2020 – 1st Episode
GEOFF AND YASMEEN STRUGGLE TO FIND THE MAGIC Geoff scuppers Alya’s plans to take Yasmeen for a massage telling Yasmeen that Emma is not available to be his assistant for Tianna’s birthday party later. He forces a reluctant and claustrophobic Yasmeen to rehearse his crushed in a box trick. But when the trick doesn’t go to plan at the party and Yasmeen panics he paints on a smile for the audience but makes it clear to Yasmeen that he is less than pleased.
GARY PUTS HIS FOOT IN IT Maria explains to Liam she has lost the baby but she is upset when Gary tells Liam he will have a brother or sister.
STEVE AND TRACY RESORT TO TYPE The Book Club gathers in the Rovers. Steve and Tracy are bored stiff and when Steve quietly reveals he’s booked a night at a posh hotel, they make their excuses and hurry out.
ELSEWHERE A dishevelled Nina calls in the cafe. Roy’s pleased to see her whilst Carla’s concerned. Daniel is uneasy when he wakes up on the sofa to find Bethany asleep beside him still in Sinead’s dressing gown.
MONDAY 3RD FEBRUARY 2020 – 2nd Episode
YASMEEN TAKES THE HIT FOR GEOFF’S MISTAKE Geoff is furious with Yasmeen for making him a ‘laughing stock’ and when he discovers a video of the act going wrong has been uploaded and is on line he cruelly points a camera phone in her face filming and goading her. He also has a go at Tim who is surprised to see his dad can’t see the funny side
GARY STICKS TO HIS GUNS Ike calls in the furniture shop and begs Gary to lend him £300 explaining that he’s desperate. Gary refuses and pushes him out of the shop. Gary assures Maria that he wants to be with her, baby or not. Maria’s relieved.
STEVE ALMOST SLIPS OUT OF TRACY’S HANDS Steve and Tracy are disappointed to discover their posh hotel room is anything but posh. Steve and Tracy agree that tiptoeing round each other isn’t working and it’s time to be honest with each other. Will they see eye to eye.
ELSEWHERE When Bethany reveals that she spent the night at Daniel’s, Sarah warns her to tread very carefully as he’s clearly still grieving for his wife. Daniel explains to Bethany that he’s not ready for a relationship. Bethany assures him she’s prepared to wait. Nina calls at the cafe again and admits she’s starving and short of money. Roy offers to help her out but Nina refuses to take his money. Keen to see more of his daughter, Michael makes Grace promise to keep in regular touch.
WEDNESDAY 5TH FEBRUARY 2020 – 1st Episode
GEOFF BOXES YASMEEN IN Geoff continues to give Yasmeen a hard time, refusing to eat the breakfast she has made him and threatening to post videos of her online to show how pathetic she is. He tells her has had some inquiries about his act and she can make amends by doing some rehearsals. But when she gets in the box he gets his keys and levig her locked in the box he heads out to the pub. Will a terrified Yasmeen get out of the box?
NINA’S CAUGHT OUT BY ROY Roy spots the fact that Nina has her big rucksack with her but she disappears before he can quiz her further, meanwhile Beth says that she caught Nina going through the factory bins. Roy is perplexed.
BETHANY PLAYS RAY AT HIS OWN GAME When Ray asks Alya and Bethany to be extra nice to some investors Bethany feels exploited and serves one of them with childish ice cream. Ray is quietly furious.
ELSEWHERE Tim tries to worm his way back in with Sally by playing the track from their first wedding dance through the letterbox. Sally sends him away with a flea in his ear.
WEDNESDAY 5TH FEBRUARY – 2nd Episode
YASMEEN TAKES THE UPPER HAND Geoff returns to find Tim with Yasmeen. He insists he left the box open but Tim is not sure and Yasmeen tells Eileen that Geoff deliberately locked her in. Eileen quizzes Brian and Cathy about Yasmeen’s supposed drink problem. Fearing he is losing the upper hand Geoff starts telling her about his ex wife who abused him. Has he won her round again?
ROY REALISES NINA IS IN TROUBLE Nina settles down in a doorway but is frightened off by a gang calling her names. Roy and Carla are worried to discover she moved out of her flat weeks ago. They are thrilled to find her at the cafe and she confesses she has been homeless and accepts his offer of the sofa to sleep on.
DANIEL HAS EVERY FAITH IN BETHANY
ELSEWHERE Sally looks over Tim’s divorce papers and is then bemused to find a mock-up wedding invitation, inviting her to her own wedding.
FRIDAY 7TH FEBRUARY
A BLACKPOOL TRIP IS ILLUMINATING FOR RITA AND KEN
In this hour long episode which marks the 10000th episode of the world’s longest running soap opera the residents of Coronation Street take a trip down memory lane as they head for Blackpool on a very special mission.
Rita is surprised when a parcel arrives containing Dennis’s ashes and a note requesting she scatter them in Blackpool. Taking in the sad news of Dennis’s death she confides in Ken who agrees to go with her.
Deciding a day trip is something everyone would enjoy Jenny books a coach and invites lots of the residents to join them. Amy, Audrey, Carla, Eileen, Emma, Evelyn, Gail, Jenny, Ken, Mary, Nina, Sean, Tracy, Sally, Yasmeen and Rita, clutching Dennis’s urn, set off for Blackpool.
The trip is not without incident and as it starts to look as though they won’t make it to Blackpool before nightfall tensions rise.
By the end of the trip lives will have changed and one resident realises the time has come to leave the cobbles for pastures new.
Coronation Streets airs on ITV.