Monday February 1st 2021
- Writer – Jan McVerry
- Director – John Anderson
BILLY LEARNS THE AWFUL TRUTH Terrified, Summer dashes out of the flat into the path of an oncoming van. As Billy, Paul and Todd return home, they’re horrified to find Summer lying in the road. Craig calls to investigate the burglary, Paul steels himself and reveals that the culprit was Will. A furious Billy reads the riot act to Paul for bringing Will into their lives. Paul feels terrible, meanwhile Todd meets Will in the ginnel and slipping him £50 makes him dispose of his incriminating phone and tells him he never wants to set eyes on him again.
PETER FEELS HE CAN FOCUS ON THE FUTURE Sweating profusely and on the brink of another seizure, Peter admits that he’s been tipping his medicinal whisky down the sink when Ken’s back is turned. The truth spelled out to him, Peter steels himself and knocks back the small measure of whisky in front of him.
NINA IS DRAWN TO ASHA LIKE A GOTH TO A FLAME As the girls tidy the cafe, Asha lists all the mistakes she’s made in her life, including Corey. Nina gazes tenderly at her friend Asha and Nina freeze when Roy enters the cafe, oblivious to the charged atmosphere, he confirms that Asha’s got the job. Nina and Asha are thrilled.
ELSEWHERE When Alina emerges from the bathroom wearing only a skimpy towel, a flustered Tyrone hurries out. When Simon enthuses about his new work mate Jacob, Kelly keeps her counsel. Simon nips home laden with shopping and tells Leanne that he’s spoken to the electricity company and sorted a pre-paid meter. Leanne’s thankful.
- Adam Hussain as Aadi Alahan
- Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
- Alex Bain as Simon Barlow
- Alison King as Carla Connor
- Ben Hackett as Will
- Chris Gascoyne as Peter Barlow
- Colson Smith as Craig Tinker
- Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
- David Neilson as Roy Cropper
- Gareth Pierce as Todd Grimshaw
- Harriet Bibby as Summer Spellman
- Jack James Ryan as Jacob Hay
- Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
- Jennie McAlpine as Fiz Stape
- Jimmi Harkishin as Dev Alahan
- Millie Gibson as Kelly Neelan
- Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas
- Patti Clare as Mary Taylor
- Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
- Ruxandra Porojnicu as Alina Pop
- Tanisha Gorey as Asha Alahan