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.
- Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
- Alison King as Carla Connor
- Chris Gascoyne as Peter Barlow
- David Neilson as Roy Cropper
- Harry Visinoni as Seb Franklin
- Helen Worth as Gail Rodwell
- Jane Hazelgrove as Bernie Winter
- Kate Ford as Tracy McDonald
- Marc Geoffrey as Transplant Co-ordinator
- Melanie Hill as Cathy Matthews
- Michael Le Vell as Kevin Webster
- Nathan Graham as James Bailey
- Peter Gunn as Brian Packham
- Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
- Ryan Russell as Michael Bailey
- Sally Carman as Abi Franklin
- Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
- Samuel Robertson as Adam Barlow
- Shelley King as Yasmeen Metcalfe
- Simon Gregson as Steve McDonald
- Tina O’Brien as Sarah Barlow
- Trevor Michael Georges as Ed Bailey
- Vinta Morgan as Ronnie Bailey