FRIDAY 31ST JANUARY
Having phoned her Mum, Maria tells Audrey that neither she nor Kirk had measles vaccinations when they were children. Audrey reveals that baby Bertie’s been in hospital with measles and that she must have caught it from him. Maria’s shocked to hear that Daniel failed to have Bertie vaccinated, whilst Gary is livid. A furious Gary rails at Daniel, blaming him for the fact Maria’s lost the baby.
SALLY GETS A BIG SURPRISE Returning from Gina’s, Sally makes it clear to Tim that he’s still in the dog house. Tim assures her his divorce is all in hand and he’ll soon be shut of Charlie. But when Charlie summons Tim to the Rovers and admits she hasn’t signed the divorce papers as she reckons they should make a go of their marriage, Sally is horrified to realise everyone knows Tim’s a bigamist.
GEOFF FEARS YASMEEN WILL SEE THROUGH HIS TRICKS As Alya assures Yasmeen her drinking is fine, Geoff does his best to undermine her confidence. Peter asks Yasmeen to join him at his alcoholic support group. With Geoff’s words ringing in her ears, Yasmeen agrees.
ELSEWHERE In a bid to cheer up Gemma, Chesney offers to look after the quads while she goes
for a drink with Emma. On the advice of the marriage guidance counsellor, Steve and Tracy make and effort to be nice to each other but it’s clear they’re both out of their comfort zone.
FRIDAY 31ST JANUARY
DANIEL WRAPS HIS ARMS AROUND THE GHOST OF SINEAD Back at the flat Daniel tells Bethany to put her wet clothes in the dryer and use Sinead’s dressing gown. Waking from a nap he thinks he can see Sinead and in his emotional state, Daniel confuses Bethany for Sinead. Kissing her tenderly he asks her to stay, will Bethany agree?
How will Charlie react to the news that Tim is a bigamist? Sally rails at Tim for failing to face up to his mistakes and by telling a pack of lies which has only made matters worse. However when Tim reveals he’s confessed to the police, Sally’s furious and accuses him of making everything doubly worse.
GEOFF WORKS HIS MAGIC ON PETER When Michael hires Geoff to perform some magic tricks at Tiana’s birthday party, Yasmeen remarks that he’s a bit rusty. Geoff seethes. Returning from the meeting, Yasmeen tells Geoff it’s made her realise she doesn’t have an alcohol problem. Incensed, Geoff cracks open a bottle of wine and forces her to knock it back. Peter calls to check on Yasmeen and is concerned when Geoff claims it’s done more harm than good and she’s started drinking again!
ELSEWHERE Steve and Tracy find themselves railroaded into attending Ken’s book club as part of their relationship building exercise.
- Chris Gascoyne as Peter Barlow
- Jimmi Harkishin as Dev Alahan
- Sally Carman as Abi Franklin
- Lucy Fallon as Bethany Platt
- Samuel Robertson as Adam Barlow
- Tina O’Brien as Sarah Platt
- Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
- Sally Ann Mattews as Jenny Connor
- Mikey North as Gary Windass
- Sue Nicholls as Audrey Roberts
- Lisa George as Beth Sutherland
- Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
- Sian Reeves as Charlie Wood
- Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
- Katie McGlynn as Sinead Osbourne
- Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
- Elle Mulvaney as Amy Barlow
- Alexandra Mardell as Emma Brooker
- William Roache as Ken Barlow
- Rula Lenska as Claudia Colby
- Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
- Ryan Russell as Michael Bailey
- Kate Spencer as Grace Vickers
- Sally Dynevor as Sally Metcalfe
- Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
- Shelley King as Yasmeen Nazir
- Ian Bartholomew as Geoff Metcalfe
- Simon Gregson as Steve McDonald
- Kate Ford as Tracy McDonald
- Beverley Callard as Liz Mcdonald
- Christopher Hollinshead as PC Brady
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