Monday 25 January 2021 7.00pm – 7.30pm

  • Writer – Paul Roundell
  • Director – Tracey Rooney

Devastated Dawn gets a call to say Lucas doesn’t want to come home.

Debbie surprises Al by suggesting they get married. He agrees, only to realise it was a trap when Priya steps out of her hiding place to confront him. He desperately tries to make excuses but they fall on deaf ears.

Troubled Luke once again tells Ethan that he isn’t gay.

Tuesday 26 January 2021 7.00pm – 7.30pm

  • Writer – Adam Sales
  • Director – Alan Wareing

Harriet tells a shocked Charles that she’s quitting, convinced it’s best for everyone.

Luke overcompenstes with his affections for Victoria for Ethan’s benefit.

Wednesday 27 January 2021 7.00pm – 7.30pm

  • Writer – Karin Young
  • Director – Alan Wareing

Moira tells Charles that Harriet’s not in a state to be making big decisions, and points out that he shouldn’t let her walk away without a struggle. Will Charles heed her advice?

Marlon, worried about Ellis, urges Al to fight for his son

Marlon is worried about Ellis.

Thursday 28 January 2021 – Episode One 7.00pm – 7.30pm

  • Writer – Lesley Clare O’Neill
  • Director – Alan Wareing

Charles and a passing Manpreet catch a glimpse of each other and are both clearly thrown by the encounter.

Charity makes a call for help.

Debbie worries Sarah is seeing Danny again.

Thursday 28 January 2021 – Episode Two 8.00pm – 8.30pm

  • Writer – Lesley Clare O’Neill
  • Director – Alan Wareing

Charles addresses a guilty Manpreet as Saira, and tells her he thought she was dead. Her past has clearly come back to haunt her; what is Charles and Manpreet’s history? Manpreet begs Charles to keep quiet about their past but will he agree?

Friday 29 January 2021 7.00pm – 7.30pm

  • Writer – Sarah Hooper
  • Director – Suri Krishnamma

Jimmy’s stunned when Carl’s mother, Juliette (played by Amelia Curtis), turns up out of the blue.


  • Aaron Anthony as Ellis Chapman
  • Alexander Lincoln as Jamie Tate
  • Amelia Curtis as Juliette Holliday
  • Amelia Flanagan as April Windsor
  • Amy Walsh as Tracy Metcalfe
  • Ash Palmisciano as Matty Barton
  • Bhasker Patel as Rishi Sharma
  • Bradley Johnson as Vinny Dingle
  • Charley Webb as Debbie Dingle
  • Charlotte Bellamy as Laurel Thomas
  • Christopher Bisson as Jai Sharma
  • Claire King as Kim Tate
  • Dean Andrews as Will Taylor
  • Emile John as Ethan Anderson
  • Emma Atkins as Charity Dingle
  • Fiona Wade as Priya Kotecha
  • Isabel Hodgins as Victoria Sugden
  • Jay Kontzle as Billy Fletcher
  • Jeff Hordley as Cain Dingle
  • Katherine Dow Blyton as Harriet Finch
  • Katie Hill as Sarah Sugden
  • Kevin Mathurin as Charles Anderson
  • Lawrence Robb as Mackenzie Boyd
  • Lisa Riley as Mandy Dingle
  • Lucy Pargeter as Chas Dingle
  • Mark Charnock as Marlon Dingle
  • Max Parker as Luke Posner
  • Michael Wildman as Al Chapman
  • Natalie Ann Jamieson as Amy Wyatt
  • Natalie J. Robb as Moira Dingle
  • Nick Miles as Jimmy King
  • Nicola Wheeler as Nicola King
  • Olivia Bromley as Dawn Taylor
  • Paige Sandhu as Meena Jutla
  • Rachel Gay as Counsellor
  • Rebecca Sarker as Manpreet Sharma
  • Reece Dinsdale as Paul Ashdale
  • Rosie Bentham as Gabby Thomas
  • Tony Audenshaw as Bob Hope