Friday January 29th 2021
- Writer – Debbie Oates
- Director – Becky Wild
PETER WANTS A SECOND CHANCE Ken’s horrified to discover Peter suffering a seizure and calls an ambulance. In the hospital the Barlows discuss the doctor’s advice to reduce Peter’s alcohol intake gradually to avoid sudden death. Carla attends a meeting with a new client, only to discover it’s Lucas, a blast from the past she met when living in Devon. Carla calls at No.1 to offer Peter her support but when he makes it clear he doesn’t want her anywhere near she heads to lunch with Lucas who reveals he’s booked a hotel for the weekend and he’d like her to join him. Roy urges Peter to make things up with Carla as it’s clear they still love each other but if he doesn’t act now, it could be too late. As Ken administers Peter’s whisky and Carla readies to leave for the weekend, Peter asks her not to go. Will Carla agree?
TRACY TRIES TO TAKE ADVANTAGE David admits to Shona that buying the house back isn’t as easy as it sounds as he spent the money paying off the mortgage and now they’ll need another one. When Tracy overhears this her ears prick up. Cornering Debbie she reveals that David can’t afford to buy back No.8 so she’d like it instead. Debbie assures David he gets first refusal but she wants a quick sale. David masks his panic.
PAUL FINDS THE WILL TO WALK AWAY Despite his efforts, Todd fumes to see Billy and Paul so happy together. On Todd’s instructions, Will calls Paul and begs for help. Paul refuses to be drawn in and kills the call. Billy’s proud of him as Todd broods.
ELSEWHERE Dev confides in Nina that Asha’s still brooding over Corey and her school work is suffering because of it. Nina suggests that she might find it easier to study in the cafe. But as Asha helps Nina out in the cafe the spark between them is evident.
- Adam Hussain as Aadi Alahan
- Alison King as Carla Connor
- Ben Hackett as Will
- Charlotte Jordan as Daisy Midgeley
- Chris Gascoyne as Peter Barlow
- Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
- David Neilson as Roy Cropper
- Gareth Pierce as Todd Grimshaw
- Glen Wallace as Lucas Kempton
- Harriet Bibby as Summer Spellman
- Harry Visinoni as Seb Franklin
- Jack P Shepherd as David Platt
- Jimmi Harkishin as Dev Alahan
- Julia Goulding as Shona Platt
- Kate Ford as Tracy McDonald
- Michael Le Vell as Kevin Webster
- Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas
- Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
- Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
- Sally Carman as Abi Franklin
- Sally Dynevor as Sally Metcalfe
- Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
- Sue Devaney as Debbie Webster
- Tanisha Gorey as Asha Alahan
- William Roache as Ken Barlow