- Writer – Alasdair Morrison
- Director – Steve Finn
Friday September 11th
DAVID HAS A ‘HOLE’ LOT OF PROBLEMS When David discovers from Nina that Shona is planning to leave because she thinks he hates her he decides to arrange a BBQ to persuade her to stay. Shona and Nina join David, Sarah, Sally and Lily for the barbecue. Suddenly there’s an almighty crash and a huge crater appears in the middle of the garden. Everyone gazes into the hole, completely stunned. Colin the engineer from the water company surveys the hole and breaks the news to David that as a result of the sinkhole, the house is unstable and he’ll have to find somewhere else to live. Shona is excited when Ray offers to put them all up at one of his hotels.
TIM IS ON A MISSION A heartbroken Tim is worried for Elaine’s safety and resolves to track her down. Having spotted Tim, Geoff hurries over. Tim returns from Bolton and tells Sally, Alya and Imran that there was no sign of Elaine and judging by the pile of post on the mat, she’s not been there for a while. Tim tells Alya how sorry he is for failing to see that she was right about Geoff all along.
NICK BUMPS INTO A FACE FROM THE PAST As Nick, Leanne and Steve make preparations for their holiday in Cornwall, they’re interrupted by the sound of Oliver’s seizure alarm, meaning a trip to the hospital. As Nick and Steve wait in the hospital corridor, they’re taken aback when Nick’s ex, Natasha approaches. When Nick reveals that he’s waiting for news of his stepson, Natasha says she is there for a dermatology appointment. Later, the doctor breaks the news to Nick, Leanne and Steve that Oliver’s been moved to intensive care and put on life support. Whilst Leanne remains adamant that he’ll pull through, Nick and Steve don’t share her optimism.
DEV / ASHA When Aadi returns home to find Asha entertaining Corey he is in a quandary about what to do. Asha leaves a message for Dev telling him. Dev returns home and rails at Asha for seeing Corey behind his back.
ELSEWHERE Billy confides in Sean that he fears Kel is dead and worries how the news could affect Paul.
- Adam Hussain as Aadi Alahan
- Antony Cotton as Sean Tully
- Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
- Caroline Harding as Dr Howarth
- Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
- Danny Lawrence as Colin
- Emma Bowe as Doctor
- Ian Bartholomew as Geoff Metcalfe
- Jack P Shepherd as David Platt
- Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
- Jimmi Harkishin as Dev Alahan
- Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
- Julia Goulding as Shona Platt
- Mark Frost as Ray Crosby
- Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas
- Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
- Rachel Leskovac as Natasha Blakeman
- Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
- Sally Dynevor as Sally Metcalfe
- Simon Gregson as Steve Mcdonald
- Tanisha Gorey as Asha Alahan
- Tina O’Brien as Sarah Barlow
Coronation Street airs an hour-long episode at 7:30 on ITV.