Monday 12th April 2021, ITV, 7:30pm and 8:30pm
(This was original due to air as an hour-long episode on the 9th April but as it is being shown on the 12th as 2 parts I don’t know what happens on what part so left the info as originally written)
- Writer – Sam Holdsworth
- Director – Gill Wilkinson
LEANNE SAYS HER GOODBYES Nick calls at the flat to find Leanne and Simon about to leave. Nick reveals that Toyah’s told him everything, he still loves her and together they can sort things out. But a tearful Leanne insists it’s too late. A tearful Leanne confides in Toyah how she had to say a painful goodbye to Nick. In the factory, a miserable Nick fills Sarah and David in on why Leanne has to move away and so forces him to choose between her and Sam. Simon finds Peter in Victoria Garden. Simon tells Peter he loves him and Peter’s deeply touched.
PETER’S DELIVERED A BLOW Accompanied by Daniel, Peter attends his hospital appointment. When the consultant reveals that his liver hasn’t improved, he needs a transplant, but there’s no guarantee he’ll be eligible for one, Peter’s shocked. Peter assures Daniel that he’s not giving up as he’s got Carla and Simon to think about. Peter breaks the news to Carla that his last hope is a liver transplant, but nothing will stand in the way of their wedding.
STEVE TAKES THE HIGH ROAD Informing Roy that Alex is going to his mum’s in Scotland until all the online animosity has died down, Cathy feels he’s being unfairly punished. Steve calls in the corner shop and asks Dev to stop stealing the Kabin’s business. Steve calls in the Kabin and tells Brian and Cathy that he’s had a word with Dev. Cathy’s horrified to read some even more vicious messages.
ELSEWHERE In the undertakers, Todd tells George that he reckons Eileen has taken a shine to him and referred to him as classy and dignified. George preens whilst Todd smiles to himself. Todd cajoles Eileen into inviting George round for supper. George is thrilled.
Tuesday 13th April 2021, ITV, 8-9pm
(This was originally meant to be on Monday 12 April as 2 30 minute eps but is being shown as a single 1 hour episode).
- Writer – John Kerr
- Writer – David Isaac
- Director – Lee Trevor
- Director – Ian Barber
DANIEL CAN’T KEEP HIS COUNSEL A nervous Peter reveals he’s got an appointment at the transplant centre to assess if he’s a suitable candidate for a liver transplant. Daniel rallies the family for a zoom meeting to discuss Peter’s situation.
CATHY’S BIRTHDAY SURPRISE IS NO BED OF ROSES As Brian, Cathy and Bernie head back from lunching at Speed Daal, Cathy gets a call from Dev telling her that it would be best if she stayed away from the kebab shop for a while until the customers forget what she’s done. Cathy’s further upset when she finds a parcel on the Kabin doorstep containing a funeral wreath.
MICHAEL FACES A TESTING TIME Michael explains to James he went ahead with the DNA test and he’s expecting the results. Michael stares anxiously at the envelope. James offers to open it for him.
CARLA DE-LIVERS A BLOW TO PETER AND DANIEL Tracy shares Daniel’s suspicions about Carla with Steve. Peter, Daniel and Carla attend a meeting with the transplant coordinator whilst Steve, Tracy and Adam join via zoom. However the meeting descends into chaos when Tracy digs about Carla’s infidelity. Daniel voices his suspicions about Carla and how he reckons she’s having an affair with Lucas.
CATHY GOES INTO BATTLE BUT THE TROLLS WIN THE DAY Cathy confronts Tracy with the wreath. Tracy denies all knowledge but hurls a few insults at Cathy just for good measure. Cathy’s phone pings and with heavy heart she reads another horrible message, this time from the sender of the wreath. Brian’s deeply concerned for her.MICHAEL MAKES A BAD SITUATION WORSE Michael tells Ed that he did a DNA test. Ed’s hurt that he and Ronnie went behind his back.
ELSEWHERE Gail’s upset to learn that Nick’s done a flit with Leanne and Simon without even saying goodbye. In the garage, a morose Tyrone admits he can’t stop thinking about Alina. At Abi’s insistence, Kevin offers to take him for a pint. Kevin does his best to cheer up Tyrone over a pint, but Maria tears a strip off Tyrone for his treatment of Fiz. Kevin leaps to his mate’s defence and is quick to point out that she’s hardly a saint herself.
Wednesday 14th April 2021, ITV, 7:30pm – 8pm
- Writer – Susan Oudot
- Director – Ian Barber
FIZ HAS A SURPRISING PROPOSITION FOR TYRONE At No.9 a tearful Hope asks Fiz why Daddy has left them. Abi puts pressure on Kevin to talk to Tyrone as it’s time he moved out. Tyrone approaches Alina and asks her if she still has any feelings for him. Alina suggests he calls at her flat later. Tyrone calls at No.9 and tells Fiz that the last thing he wants to do is cause the girls any upset. Fiz suggests he moves back in.
THE BELL ‘TROLLS’ FOR Cathy Brian reports Cathy’s online abuse to Craig. Craig’s apologetic but explains there’s nothing the police can do. Gemma’s horrified when she comes across a deepfake video of Cathy online. Having shown it to Bernie, Gemma heads to the loo leaving Bernie with her laptop.
AGGIE FEARS ED IS SPIRALLING Ed tells Michael that he spent the night at the builder’s yard catching up on paperwork. When Seb lets slip that he spent the night playing cards with Ed and Paul, Michael’s perturbed to realise Ed lied to him and he’s clearly gambling again.
Michael confronts Ed over his gambling. Ed admits he simply didn’t want to come home as he finds it too painful to be in the same house as him at the moment.
ELSEWHERE When Peter reveals their plans for a small hotel wedding without any family, Tracy’s hurt. When Natasha asks Gail if she’d mind having Sam for a couple of hours, Gail’s thrilled.
Wednesday 14th April 2021, ITV, 8:30pm – 9pm
- Writer – Jan McVerry
- Director – Ian Barber
HOME IS NOT WHERE TYRONE’S HEART IS Fiz assures Tyrone she’s not looking for a romantic reunion, but to give the girls some stability. Tyrone tells Alina that he’s moving back in with Fiz on a temporary basis for the sake of the kids, but it’s her that he loves. Tyrone moves back into No.9 but Tyrone can’t help wondering if he’s made a terrible mistake.
CATHY MAKES A SACRIFICE FOR BRIAN AND ALEX When Cathy asserts that it would be best if she moved away, Brian begs her not to leave. Brian confides in Yasmeen that Cathy’s gone.
ED COMES TO HIS SENSES Having found out from Aggie that Ed’s taken £1k out of their bank account, Michael and James head out to search the bookies and casinos for their Dad.
ELSEWHERE Over a glass of wine, Gail assures Natasha that she’s family now, no matter what happens between her and Nick. Carla bites the bullet and tells Tracy that she’s not invited to their wedding.
Friday 16th April 2021, ITV, 7:30pm – 8:30pm
PETER AND CARLA PREPARE TO SAY I DO IN SICKNESS AND HEALTH Noting how unwell Peter is, Daniel suggests he postpone the wedding, but Peter won’t hear of it. Daniel recalls losing Sinead so soon after their wedding and how important it is to cherish your loved ones. Peter orders Daniel to put on a suit as he’s coming to the wedding as best man. A radiant Carla appears in the cafe in her wedding dress and asks Roy if he’d do her the honour of giving her away. As they head to the car, Peter stumbles. Daniel asserts they should take him to hospital rather than his wedding, but Peter refuses and orders Daniel to drive him to his wedding. Peter finally arrives at the hotel with Daniel in tow. Peter and Carla read out their own vows but it’s clear Peter’s struggling and Carla urges the registrar to speed up proceedings. Will they manage to become man and wife?
CRAIG DETECTS A PROBLEM WITH HIS RELATIONSHIP As Faye and Craig enjoy lunch in Speed Daal, Craig’s colleague Jess congratulates Craig on his new CID attachment. When Faye nips to the loo, Jess warns Craig that he must disclose to his superiors that his girlfriend has a criminal record or he could land himself in trouble. Craig confides in Kirk how he’s been offered an opportunity with the CID, but if Faye goes to prison, it could scupper his career. Craig calls at No.4 and breaks the news that Ray pleaded not guilty to attempted rape. Tim and Faye are gutted, aware it could have a detrimental effect on her sentence.
ELAINE CAN’T KEEP A SECRET When Brian reveals his intention to report Cathy’s disappearance to the police, Elaine steals herself to tell him the truth.
ELSEWHERE When Fiz reveals that she’s booked a relationship counselling session for them with Toyah, Tyrone’s heart sinks. In the bistro, Toyah does her best to conduct Fiz and Tyrone’s counselling session. Having returned home, Tyrone slips upstairs to take a call from Alina. When Nina reveals she’s off to a goth gig without him, Seb’s hurt. When Seb suggests he’d like to go with her to the gig, Nina’s amused and points out he’ll stand out like a sore thumb in his normal clothes.
- Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
- Alex Bain as Simon Barlow
- Alison King as Carla Connor
- Andrew Whyment as Kirk Sutherland
- Beatrice Comins as Registrar
- Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
- Charlie De Melo as Imran Habeeb
- Chris Gascoyne as Peter Barlow
- Colson Smith as Craig Tinker
- Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
- David Neilson as Roy Cropper
- Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
- Donnaleigh Bailey as Jess Heywood
- Elle Mulvaney as Amy Barlow
- Ellie Leach as Faye Windass
- Gareth Pierce as Todd Grimshaw
- Georgia Taylor as Toyah Battersby
- Glen Wallace as Lucas Kempton
- Harry Visinoni as Seb Franklin
- Helen Worth as Gail Rodwell
- Isabella Flanagan as Hope Stape
- Jack P Shepherd as David Platt
- Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
- Jane Hazelgrove as Bernie Winter
- Jennie McAlpine as Fiz Stape
- Jill Myers as Dr Adlington
- Jimmi Harkishin as Dev Alahan
- Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
- Jude Riordan as Sam Blakeman
- Kate Ford as Tracy McDonald
- Lorna Laidlaw as Aggie Bailey
- Marc Geoffrey as Transplant Co-ordinator
- Melanie Hill as Cathy Matthews
- Michael Le Vell as Kevin Webster
- Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas
- Nathan Graham as James Bailey
- Patrick Bridgman as Rowan
- Patti Clare as Mary Taylor
- Paula Wilcox as Elaine Jones
- Peter Gunn as Brian Packham
- Rachel Leskovac as Natasha Blakeman
- Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
- Ruxandra Porojnicu as Alina Pop
- Ryan Russell as Michael Bailey
- Sally Carman as Abi Franklin
- Sally Dynevor as Sally Metcalfe
- Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
- Samuel Robertson as Adam Barlow
- Shelley King as Yasmeen Metcalfe
- Simon Gregson as Steve McDonald
- Sue Cleaver as Eileen Grimshaw
- Tina O’Brien as Sarah Barlow
- Tony Maudsley as George Shuttleworth
- Trevor Michael Georges as Ed Bailey
- Vinta Morgan as Ronnie Bailey