NICK MEETS HIS SON When Nick opens a letter from Sam he tells Natasha he’s changed his mind and would like to meet his son. At Nick’s flat Sam reveals his passion for astronomy. Meanwhile at the hospital the consultant breaks the news to Steve and Leanne that after discussions with the clinic in Germany they’ve reached the decision that Oliver’s condition is so severe they’re unable to offer him treatment. Leanne’s furious. As she tells Nick how the doctors have completely abandoned Oliver, Nick surreptitiously reads a text from his son.
BILLY GETS THE TRUTH FROM PAUL When Billy discovers that Paul’s lied to him about spending the day with Rita he confronts him. Paul reveals he was actually training for voluntary work at a helpline for teenagers.
GRACE PLEADS HER CASE WITH MICHAEL Grace tells Michael how sorry she is for all the hurt she’s caused. Insisting she loves him, Grace suggests they should move to Spain together and start afresh. Will Michael be swayed?
ELSEWHERE Having heard the terrible news from Leanne, Toyah and Imran decide to postpone their meeting with the social services’ fostering panel. Gary is horrified to find Maria and Sarah together at Speed Daal, part of an impromptu girls’ night organised by Shona. Sarah assures him she’s not going to say anything.
- Alison King as Carla Connor
- Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
- Caroline Harding as Dr Howarth
- Charlie De Melo as Imran Habeeb
- Colson Smith as Craig Tinker
- Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
- Georgia Taylor as Toyah Battersby
- Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
- Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
- Jude Riordan as Sam Blakeman
- Julia Goulding as Shona Platt
- Kate Ford as Tracy McDonald
- Kate Spencer as Grace Vickers
- Mikey North as Gary Windass
- Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
- Rachel Leskovac as Natasha Blakeman
- Ryan Russell as Michael Bailey
- Sally Ann Matthews as Jenny Connor
- Sally Dynevor as Sally Metcalfe
- Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
- Samuel Robertson as Adam Barlow
- Simon Gregson as Steve McDonald
- Tina O’Brien as Sarah Barlow
- Trevor Michael Georges as Ed Bailey
- Writer – Chris Fewtrell
- Director – Nickie Lister
Coronation Street airs Friday 2 October | 19.30 | ITV/UTV/STV.