Friday 26th March 2021
- Writer – Jonathan Harvey
- Writer – Owen Lloyd-Fox
- Director – Emma Lindley
LEANNE’S OFFERED A WAY OUT Simon returns home to find no sign of Leanne. He tells Nick how she’s gone missing, lied about going to France and has barely left the flat since Christmas. As the police interview Leanne she covers for Simon, making out he was never involved in any drugs deliveries and she only got involved to protect him. The officer tells Leanne they’ve been watching Harvey, are aware he grooms young lads and they need her help to nail him. Leanne returns home and lies to Harvey, making out she didn’t have time to deliver his drugs. Harvey urges her to get on with it if she values Simon’s life. Her nurse’s uniform on, Leanne heads out but his suspicions aroused, Simon follows. As she waits nervously for the drug dealer, Simon appears. Promising she’ll explain later, Leanne implores him to go home.
TODD HOOKS PAUL UP WITH A SURPRISE When Summer suggests that deep down, Billy still has feelings for Paul, Todd’s annoyed and forms a plan. Persuading Paul to join him for a few drinks, Todd takes Paul to a bar where he sets him up with a guy from a dating site. As Jimmi flirts with Paul, Todd’s pleased to see his plan coming together. Making out there’s a crisis at home, Todd leaves them to it. Back at the Rovers Todd enjoys telling Billy how he left Paul in town having a high old time.
FIZ HAS DOUBTS In a bid to get their relationship back on track, Fiz tells Tyrone she’s arranged for Roy to baby sit so they can spend the evening together. But when Tyrone cancels, explaining that he has to work late, Fiz does her best to mask her hurt. Fiz calls at the garage with sandwiches for Tyrone but they both know that really she’s just checking up on him.
KELLY HAS A PLAN Kelly marches up to Toyah and before Imran can stop her, introduces herself and explains how she’d like them to foster her. Toyah admires her forthright approach. Toyah and Imran agree to contact social services about fostering Kelly.
RONNIE WANTS TO TELL THE TRUTH When Michael reveals that Glory is suffering from anaemia, Ronnie tells Ed he’s a carrier of sickle cell disease and that could be the root of the problem. Ed bridles at Ronnie assuming he’s the grandfather and after speaking to Aggie, informs Ronnie that his condition wouldn’t have any link to Glory’s anaemia. Ronnie suspects them of closing ranks to hide the truth.
- Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
- Alex Bain as Simon Barlow
- Antony Cotton as Sean Tully
- Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
- Charlie De Melo as Imran Habeeb
- Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
- Gareth Pierce as Todd Grimshaw
- Georgia Taylor as Toyah Battersby
- Harriet Bibby as Summer Spellman
- Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
- Jane Hazelgrove as Bernie Winter
- Jennie McAlpine as Fiz Stape
- Jonathon Ojinnaka as Jimmi
- Millie Gibson as Kelly Neelan
- Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
- Phil Rowson as DS Glynn
- Ryan Russell as Michael Bailey
- Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
- Sue Cleaver as Eileen Grimshaw
- Trevor Michael Georges as Ed Bailey
- Vinta Morgan as Ronnie Bailey
- Will Mellor as Harvey