Monday August 17th
WILL GARY SAY I DO? It’s the day of the wedding but both the bride and groom are late. Having witnessed the closeness between Sarah and Gary David tells Gary he needs to make a decision about whether he loves Sarah or Maria. Meanwhile Sarah is torn and has to decide whether she still has feelings for Gary or does she want to try and make her marriage to Adam, and would he even have her back?
TIM MAKES HIS CHOICE When Tim finds out about how Geoff spoke to Sally he tells his dad that he doesn’t want to be piggy in the middle any longer and he and Sally are going away to stay with Gina for a while.
GEMMA Gemma meets up with Vanessa and apologises for her Mum’s behaviour. Gemma returns home and announces that she’s going to set up an online mother and baby group. Bernie worries that she’s taking on too much.
ELSEWHERE Abi calls social services and is delighted when they agree to let her see the twins. Mary promises Sean an evening on the sofa wrapped in their Ben Shephard blankie and a game of Jenga with Twiglets. Sean’s suitably underwhelmed.
Wednesday August 19th
DISASTER STRIKES FOR ABI Abi promises Seb that she’ll meet him later to say their final goodbyes to Charlie and Lexie. Kevin heads out to a breakdown leaving Abi alone in the garage. As Abi works on a car the engine slips trapping her arm. Meanwhile Seb tries desperately to get hold of Abi believing she has let them down again, will she be able to get there?
PAUL HAS BIG BIRTHDAY PLANS When Paul suggests he’d like to do something for his 30th birthday, Billy makes out he won’t be able to make it as he’s hosting an online quiz for the church. As a disappointed Paul heads off, Billy calls Gemma and assures her Paul doesn’t suspect a thing.When Paul corners Gemma and suggests a karaoke night for their joint birthday, Gemma makes out she can’t leave the quads. Paul’s disappointed. Gemma hosts her first mother and baby zoom chat.
MARY AND SEAN GET A SURPRISE IN THE POST Mary and Sean open Eileen’s post and are shocked to discover a letter from Todd demanding a thousand pounds. Billy tells them they must tell Eileen but Sean hatches a plan to see if it really is Todd. He texts Todd and is shocked when he gets a reply asking for the money to be hidden in Victoria Gardens . Having planted a bag of fake cash in Victoria Garden, Mary, Sean and Billy watch with baited breath for Todd to turn up.
SARAH IS THE TALK OF THE TOWN Sarah’s fuming when she overhears Paul and Alina gossiping about the state of her marriage.
DANIEL Daniel calls Nicky and begs her to see him later. Nicky reluctantly agrees that she can spare an hour at 5pm. Daniel’s pathetically grateful.
Friday August 21st
SEB FEELS LET DOWN ONCE MORE Seb calls at number 13 looking for Abi, furious that she didn’t turn up to say goodbye to the twins. He is shocked to discover that she has been in a serious accident and is in hospital.
WILL TODD BE A NO SHOW? Mary, Sean and Billy stake out Victoria Garden, waiting for Todd to approach the bag.
PAUL IS WORRIED ABOUT GEMMA Paul calls at the kebab shop and tells Bernie and Cathy that Gemma’s been acting weirdly and he’s worried she’s suffering from postnatal depression again. Bernie and Cathy voice Paul’s concerns to Gemma. Gemma assures them she’s not depressed, she just didn’t want Paul to find out about the surprise party.
DANIEL WANTS SINEAD BACK Nicky arrives for her appointment at Daniel’s flat. She’s taken aback to discover he’s cooked them a meal. As Daniel hands her Sinead’s cardigan, Nicky masks her discomfort. Telling Daniel that his time is up, Nicky suggests that he’d be better off talking to friends and family rather than wasting his money on her. But as she leaves, it’s clear Daniel’s only got eyes for Nicky.
Coronation Street airs Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7:30 on ITV.