Monday August 24th
PETER STANDS IN THE WAY OF ABI’S FIX. As Kevin heads off for work leaving Abi relaxing on the sofa at home she knocks back a slug just as Peter arrives, stuffing it down the side of the sofa she insists to Peter she didn’t take anything from the hospital. Seemingly satisfied Peter leaves but Abi is furious when she realises the morphine has gone. She confronts him in the Rovers back yard. What will he say?
SEAN AND BILLY UNITE TO FIND TODD Desperately worried about Todd, Sean searches various social media sites hoping for clues but he’s left frustrated. Billy confides in Paul how Sean is worried about Todd and convinced he’s in some sort of trouble. Sean calls round with a present for Paul and tells Billy about his futile attempt to track down Todd. Billy reckons they’ve no option but to go to the police. Billy and Sean report Todd to the police as a missing person.
GEMMA AND PAUL CELEBRATE THE BIG 30 An excited Gemma opens her birthday presents from Chesney and Bernie and reminds them the party is at 6 and not a word to Paul. Paul calls at No.5 with a present for Gemma and suggests they go for a walk. When she refuses, making out she’s far too busy with the quads, Paul takes this as further evidence her depression has returned. Paul returns home to discover Gemma has arranged a surprise party for him.
DANIEL With Nicky too busy to see him and at her suggestion, Daniel calls her mate Cherry.
Cherry launches into her usual sexy spiel but she’s surprised to find Daniel would rather chat about his son Bertie.
ELSEWHERE Johnny returns unexpectedly from France.
Wednesday August 26th
CARLA FEARS ABI MAY DEVELOP A NEW ADDICTION Peter calls at number 11 and tells Abi she needs to get some help. Carla is suspicious when Peter lies to her about going to meet Abi and when she finds out he is helping her with her addiction Carla warns him to be careful as it’s not that long ago Abi was in love with him. Meanwhile Kev’s sister Debbie arrives at the house with a large suitcase and marks Abi’s card and warns her not to mess her brother about. Abi assures her she wouldn’t dream of it.
GEMMA AND PAUL GET READY TO RUMBLE When Gemma presents him with a signed photo of PJ and Duncan, Paul can hardly believe his eyes. As ‘Ready to Rumble’ strikes up, Paul and Gemma show off their moves. Billy returns home and apologises to Paul for missing his party. He assures Paul that he has no interest in Todd, but was simply supporting his friend Sean.
TODD IS OFFICIALLY MISSING Sean confirms that Todd is now officially on the missing persons’ list. Sean and Billy meet up with the Finding People charity who assure them they’ll do everything they can to try and find Todd.
ELSEWHERE As Daniel witters on about Bertie, he realises Cherry is bored. Asserting that it just isn’t working, Daniel ends the call and stares forlornly at Sinead’s photo. Jenny rails at Johnny for leaving her to run the pub single handedly, convinced there’s something he’s not telling her.
Friday August 28th
ALYA HAS BAD NEWS FOR YASMEEN Yasmeen is troubled to hear from Alya that Elaine has gone missing and might not be able to testify. Alya confronts Geoff in front of Faye who tells Geoff he might be better selling his share of Speed Daal to Alya.
JOHNNY HAS TO FACE THE MUSIC Johnny tries to win Jenny round assuring her that he needed time alone and it won’t happen again. Scott tells Johnny it is about time they had a proper chat, Johnny leads him into the backroom of the Rovers with trepidation.
DEBBIE ISN’T SURE ABOUT ABI Abi calls Peter and assures him she’ll be at the meeting later. As Kevin and Debbie she quickly kills the call. When Debbie offers to cook lunch, suggesting they should get to know each other better, Abi has little choice but to accept. But when Abi disappears as soon as she has eaten Debbie is suspicious.
DANIEL PAYS THE PRICE OF HIS ACTIONS When Daniel sees Nicky at the Bistro with a business associate of Ray’s he offers to pay double to spend time with her. How will Nicky react?
SEAN MAKES A SHOCKING DISCOVERY Despite Billy’s reservations, Sean trawls through the missing persons’ database. When he discovers that a man’s body was found in the river yesterday, he becomes emotional.
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