Friday 5th March 2021

  • Writer – Ella Greenhill
  • Writer – Steven Fay
  • Director – Peter Rose

LEANNE CAN’T HANDLE SIMON ALONE Leanne gets up to find Jacob and Simon counting their drugs money. When she objects, Jacob makes a dig about her dead son. Leanne flips but as she tries to grab him she smashes Oliver’s music box. Leanne begs Simon to stay away from Jacob and stop dealing but Simon points out the stark truth – they need the money. A desperate Leanne tells Carla that Simon’s going off the rails and she needs to talk to Peter. Carla promises to help but doesn’t want Peter involved. Carla warns Jacob to back off Simon. Will he agree?

YASMEEN’S TRAUMA ISN’T GOING ANYWHERE The doctor confirms that Yasmeen suffered a major panic attack brought on by stress. Alya worries for her Gran.

TYRONE LIES ABOUT HIS NEW YOGA FRIEND As Fiz tidies away Tyrone’s yoga mat, she notices the initials AP on it. Tyrone’s uncomfortable as he admits he picked up Alina’s mat by mistake. As he drops it off, Alina reveals she’s struggling with her coursework. Tyrone offers to stay and help.

Sean’s annoyed to find that Eileen has shifted all his boxes of makeup into the yard. Sean lugs them into the factory, telling Kirk that Nick has given him permission to store them there. Kirk’s not happy, pointing out how he tried to rip off poor Gemma and Ches.

SIMON SLIPS THROUGH LEANNE’S FINGERS Simon returns home and tears a strip off Leanne for blabbing to Carla. Simon shows Jacob in who immediately starts rolling a joint. When he laughs at Oliver’s nursery rhyme CD, Leanne loses it and shrieks at him to get out. Jacob challenges her to call the police, will Leanne shop her own son?

IT’S YASMEEN AND ELAINE AGAINST THE WORLD Yasmeen returns home from hospital and asserts that she doesn’t want pills or counselling. Alya despairs. Elaine calls in and raises the subject of Geoff’s will. When Yasmeen asserts that she’ll keep the house but wants Elaine to have Geoff’s stake in Speed Daal, Alya and Elaine are taken aback.

TYRONE PUTS HIS FAMILY FIRST As Tyrone helps Alina with her course work, it’s clear he enjoys her company. Back at home he covers his guilt, telling Fiz he’s packing in yoga as he’d rather spend time with her and the kids.

ELSEWHERE Eileen urges Sean to accept that makeup sales was a bad idea. On Eileen’s advice, Sean calls Rhydian and tells him he wants out. Peter enters No.1 from the back yard stumbling into a piece of furniture as he tries not to wake the family.


  • Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
  • Alex Bain as Simon Barlow
  • Alison King as Carla Connor
  • Andrew Whyment as Kirk Sutherland
  • Antony Cotton as Sean Tully
  • Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
  • Chris Gascoyne as Peter Barlow
  • Christine Brennan as Doctor
  • Gareth Pierce as Todd Grimshaw
  • Jack James Ryan as Jacob Hay
  • Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
  • Jennie McAlpine as Fiz Stape
  • Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
  • Paula Wilcox as Elaine Jones
  • Ruxandra Porojnicu as Alina Pop
  • Ryan Prescott as Ryan Connor
  • Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
  • Shelley King as Yasmeen Metcalfe
  • Sue Cleaver as Eileen Grimshaw