WEDNESDAY 11TH NOVEMBER
LEANNE MAKES ONE FINAL STAND It’s Steve and Leanne’s turn in court. Leanne gives evidence and tells the court how Oliver reacts to certain stimuli. When the Trust barrister suggests his reactions are involuntary, Leanne is forced to admit that it’s possible. Leanne tells the court all she wants is to save her son.
CARLA RETURNS TO CHAOS Peter and Carla arrive back from their sailing holiday and quiz Johnny about the robbery and his old mate Scott. Johnny masks his discomfort. The factory girls gossip about Adam’s designs on Alina. Sarah catches Adam chatting up Alina outside the factory and launches a tirade of abuse at him. As Carla approaches with a new client, they find Sarah screeching like a fishwife.
PAUL BACKS DOWN As a hungover Paul searches the jobs pages, Billy implores him not to let Todd get to him. Having taken a call from the bishop, a relieved Billy tells Paul that despite his drunken antics, the archdeacon job is still his. Paul’s pleased for him and asserts that he’s going back to work and is determined not to let Todd get under his skin
Wednesday 11th November
STEVE AND LEANNE HAVE DONE ALL THEY CAN Nick arrives at Oliver’s bedside. Toyah reminds him that Leanne’s banned him from visiting but seeing how upset he is, relents and allows him to stay. Steve urges the Judge to give Oliver more time as one day they might find a cure. The hearing over, an emotionally drained Steve and Leanne head out. Leanne arrives at the hospital and is furious to find Nick there.
CARLA UNLEASHES HER FURY AT ADAM Carla warns Alina to steer clear of Adam as he’s only using her to get at Sarah.When Adam suggests dinner, will Alina accept?
ELSEWHERE When a reporter from the Gazette approaches Emma and Amy hoping for a scoop on Oliver’s story, Fiz wades in and sends him packing.
- Alex Bain as Simon Barlow (Both eps)
- Alexandra Mardell as Emma Brooker
- Alison King as Carla Connor (Both eps)
- Ben Price as Nick Tilsley (Both eps)
- Caroline Harding as Dr Howarth
- Chris Gascoyne as Peter Barlow
- Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew (Both eps)
- Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
- Elle Mulvaney as Amy Barlow
- Emmanuel Cheetham as Oliver Battersby
- Gareth Pierce as Todd Grimshaw (Both eps)
- Georgia Taylor as Toyah Battersby (Both eps)
- Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby (Both eps)
- Jennie Mcalpine As Fiz Stape
- Jeremiah Cheetham as Oliver Battersby
- Joanne Dakin as Reporter
- Joti Patel as Trust Barrister
- Lisa George as Beth Sutherland
- Maxine Finch as Judge
- Peter Ash as Paul Foreman (Both eps)
- Richard Hawley as Johnny Connor
- Ruxandra Porojnicu as Alina Pop (Both eps)
- Sally Dynevor as Sally Metcalfe
- Samuel Robertson as Adam Barlow (Both eps)
- Simon Gregson as Steve McDonald (Both eps)
- Tina O’Brien as Sarah Barlow
- Toby Gaffney as Elliot Newwell
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