MONDAY 5TH OCTOBER – 1ST Episode
NICK’S IN TURMOIL Whilst Leanne watches over Oliver, Nick listens to a message from Sam, inviting him to join them on a day out. Nick drops the bombshell to Gail that he’s discovered he has a son from his relationship with Natasha and he would love him to be a part of the family but it would be too painful for Leanne. Meanwhile Steve and Leanne meet with a hospital mediator but their hopes are dashed when Oliver’s doctor reiterates there’s nothing they can do for Oliver and that a second opinion would be a waste of money. Desperate Leanne vows to fight for her son, even if that means going to court.
BILLY WORRIES ABOUT PAUL Billy confides in David that he’s worried Paul is taking on too much with the helpline when he’s still so fragile after his Kel ordeal. David reckons that voluntary work could be just what Paul needs.
SALLY AND TIM PLAN A SECRET WEDDING Meanwhile determined that Geoff mustn’t find out, Tim and Sally secretly plan their wedding with Abi, Faye and Gail on side. But as they enjoy a low key hen party in the back garden, Geoff overhears their plans.
ELSEWHERE Eileen returns home from her trip to Thailand.
MONDAY 5TH OCTOBER – 2ND Episode
STEVE AND NICK FIGHT FOR THEIR SONS Gail advises Nick to be straight with Leanne and tell her about Sam but Nick’s adamant that now is not the time. Nick and Tracy arrive at the hospital to find a fired up Steve and Leanne talking about specialist legal teams and spending thousands on a court case. But Tracy reaches a decision and pulls the plug on the sale of Street Cars and Preston’s Petals, telling Steve they can’t throw away their future on a court case they’re not going to win. Steve is raging and as Nick leaves a message for his son confirming that he’d love to see him, Steve breaks down at his son’s bedside.
GEOFF STILL HAS A HOLD Faye apologises to Sally and Tim for letting the cat out of the bag about the wedding. Sally and Tim play it down, with Tim imploring Geoff to stay away from the wedding. Meanwhile Alya despairs when Yasmeen admits that not only is she dreading the trial, but she feels safe in prison where Geoff can’t get to her and doesn’t want to leave!
EILEEN VOWS TO FIND HER SON Billy and Sean explain to Eileen how they hired a PI who found out that Todd and his friend Safia ripped off a local gangster and now Todd has gone to ground. Eileen vows to find Todd.
- Antony Cotton as Sean Tully
- Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
- Caroline Harding as Dr Howarth
- Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
- Ellie Leach as Faye Windass
- Helen Worth as Gail Rodwell
- Ian Bartholomew as Geoff Metcalfe
- Jack P Shepherd as David Platt
- Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
- Jason Lamar Ricketts as Jayden Powell
- Joanna Bond as Mediator
- Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
- Jude Riordan as Sam Blakeman
- Kate Ford as Tracy McDonald
- Nathan Graham as James Bailey
- Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
- Ryan Prescott as Ryan Connor
- Ryan Russell as Michael Bailey
- Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
- Sally Carman as Abi Franklin
- Sally Dynevor as Sally Metcalfe
- Shelley King as Yasmeen Metcalfe
- Simon Gregson as Steve McDonald
- Sue Cleaver as Eileen Grimshaw
- Trevor Michael Georges as Ed Bailey
Coronation Street airs on ITV at 7:30 and 8:30.