Monday 1st March 2021

  • Writer – Nessah Muthy
  • Director – Vicky Thomas

LEANNE TELLS SIMON THE DRUGS DON’T WORK With all eyes on him, Simon lies and assures Leanne that it was just a prank. Nick doesn’t believe a word and orders Simon to stay away from Sam. Simon tells Jacob he’s got his bag back and he’s ready to do the delivery but when an angry Leanne confronts him with the packages of coke, Simon snaps. Revealing he’s dealing drugs because somebody has to put food on the table, he marches out. Back at home Leanne promises she’ll sort herself out but they must go to the police. Simon’s horrified, explaining that he owes his boss money and he’ll kill him for grassing him up.

JENNY CAN’T GET THROUGH TO JOHNNY Jenny visits Johnny and is shocked by the state of him. Johnny admits that he’s stopped taking his pills because he doesn’t want his eyesight to improve as he won’t see Aidan again, Jenny’s heart breaks for him. Carla’s appalled that he’s stopped taking his meds and vows to sort it. Daisy reckons he’s not worth the energy.

YASMEEN GETS MORE THAN SHE BARGAINED FOR As Alya chucks all Geoff’s belongings out, Tim asserts that everything he inherited from Geoff, he’s transferring to Yasmeen. Yasmeen’s unease is evident.

ELSEWHERE Ed doles out the jobs and instructs Paul to sort out Daniel’s kitchen cupboards. Ed calls at the flat and is appalled at the state of Paul’s handiwork. But when Ed offers him an apprenticeship and promises to teach him, will Paul accept? Nina assures Asha she hasn’t gone off her but it’s important they have the freedom to pursue their own interests too.


  • Alex Bain as Simon Barlow
  • Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
  • Charlotte Jordan as Daisy Midgeley
  • David Neilson as Roy Cropper
  • Jack James Ryan as Jacob Hay
  • Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
  • Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
  • Jude Riordan as Sam Blakeman
  • Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas
  • Paula Wilcox as Elaine Jones
  • Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
  • Richard Hawley as Johnny Connor
  • Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
  • Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
  • Sally Ann Matthews as Jenny Connor
  • Sally Dynevor as Sally Metcalfe
  • Shelley King as Yasmeen Metcalfe
  • Tanisha Gorey as Asha Alahan
  • Trevor Michael Georges as Ed Bailey