FRIDAY 23RD OCTOBER – 1st Episode
BILLY’S ALL AT SEA Billy assures Paul that Todd was the love of his life, but not anymore. Paul remains unconvinced, worried that Billy has settled for second best. Sean arrives home with Dylan and is shocked to find Todd there. When Billy reveals he’s postponed his interview, Paul asserts that’s exactly what Todd wants and orders Billy to phone them back and tell them he’s on his way. Sean returns home in a tizz having lost Dylan.
LEANNE SUFFERS ANOTHER SETBACK Apologetic about the article in the Gazette, Natasha tells Nick she’d like to make a donation of £20k to Oliver’s appeal. Steve returns from Germany and breaks the news that Dr Schmitz remains adamant that Oliver isn’t a suitable candidate for treatment. Leanne’s devastated and when Natasha calls and tells Leanne how she’d like to donate £20k to Oliver’s fund, Leanne turns on Nick. Why has he kept this quiet?
JOHNNY’S IN TURMOIL Scott talks Johnny through his plan to rob Ray and his mates. Johnny’s sick with worry. Presuming it to be his MS Jenny books them a few days in the Lakes to rest. Scott menacingly orders Johnny to get out of it.
ELSEWHERE David thanks Gary for his advice and reveals he’s spoken to Roxy and agreed to sell the house on condition she lease it back to him. Gary masks his guilt as Gail fumes.
FRIDAY 23RD OCTOBER – 2ND Episode
LEANNE PREPARES TO FIGHT TO THE END Leanne’s outraged, suspecting Nick refused Natasha’s money because he’s given up on Oliver. Leanne orders Nick to accept as they need her money to pay the legal fees. Steve tells Leanne how sorry he is that he failed to secure the help of the German doctors. Leanne assures him he mustn’t beat himself up as he did his best. Nick confides in Gail that he fears Leanne is fighting a losing battle but he can’t tell her as she would see it as a betrayal. Gail urges him to be honest with her.
BILLY CAN’T MOVE ON FROM TODD Todd finds Dylan and assures him his Dad loves him. Sean’s grateful. Billy and Paul return after Billy’s interview for archdeacon but as Billy bangs on about Todd and how manipulative he is, Paul points out he’s clearly got under his skin.
JOHNNY IS FORCED TO REJECT JENNY Johnny feels terrible as he lets Jenny down. Scott reminds him that if he doesn’t play ball, he’ll tell Jenny how he was once involved in a robbery and left a man to die.
ELSEWHERE David explains he’s selling the house to an investor who’s prepared to rent it back to them, the sink hole will be fixed and the kids won’t be uprooted. Gail’s unconvinced.
- Alexandra Mardell as Emma Brooker
- Antony Cotton as Sean Tully
- Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
- Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
- Gareth Pierce as Todd Grimshaw
- Georgia Taylor as Toyah Battersby
- Helen Worth as Gail Rodwell
- Jack P Shepherd as David Platt
- Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
- Jenna Boyd as Wendy Caple
- Liam McCheyne as Dylan Wilson
- Mark Frost as Ray Crosby
- Mikey North as Gary Windass
- Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas
- Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
- Rachel Leskovac as Natasha Blakeman
- Richard Hawley as Johnny Connor
- Sally Ann Matthews as Jenny Connor
- Simon Gregson as Steve McDonald
- Sue Cleaver as Eileen Grimshaw
- Tom Roberts as Scott Emberton
Coronation Street airs on ITV at 7:30 and 8:30.