FRIDAY 18TH MARCH 

JACOB MEETS THE PARENTS Amy arranges lunch in the bistro with Steve and Tracy but when she arrives with Jacob in tow, their jaws hit the floor. Tracy threatens to leave but Steve points out that Amy’s 18 and whether they like it or not, she’ll see who she wants. Leanne’s horrified to spot them all with Jacob, pointing out he almost destroyed her family. With the meal over, Amy and Jacob admit they’re in love. How will Steve and Tracy react? outside they’re horrified to see Jacob punching Simon. Steve asserts she needs to choose between Jacob and her family. What will Amy do? 

SARAH’S GIVEN FOOD FOR THOUGHT Under Daniel’s instruction, Adam calls to see Sarah, but clocking his hungover state, she sends him packing. Spotting Lydia, Adam storms over, telling her he’ll prove what a liar she is. Carla advises Sarah to think hard before cutting Adam out of her life as she’s not sure Lydia can be trusted. Will Sarah take heed? 

ABI PREPARES FOR A FRESH START Imran calls at the garage and reminds Kevin that no matter what the circumstances, Abi’s entitled to maternity pay. 

ELSEWHERE As Maria poses for photos in Victoria Garden, her nemesis, Bernard, appears with James and Ashley. The journalist turns his attention to the two footballers, Maria forgotten. When Maria admits she may as well throw in the towel as Bernard is going to win with his cheap tactics, Phill reckons he may be able to help. 

Cast

  • Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
  • Alex Bain as Simon Barlow
  • Alison King as Carla Barlow
  • Andrew Whyment as Kirk Sutherland
  • Charlie De Melo as Imran Habeeb
  • Charlie Wrenshall as Liam Connor
  • Charlotte Jordan as Daisy Midgeley
  • Derren Litten as Bernard Barnes
  • Elle Mulvaney as Amy Barlow
  • Garry Graham-Smith as Journalist
  • Georgia Taylor as Toyah Battersby
  • Jack James Ryan as Jacob Hay
  • Jamie Kenna as Phill Whittaker
  • Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
  • Jane Hazlegrove as Bernie Winter
  • Kate Ford as Tracy Mcdonald
  • Lamin Touray as Ashley Hardcastle
  • Lorna Laidlaw as Aggie Bailey
  • Michael Le Vell as Kevin Webster
  • Mikey North as Gary Windass
  • Nathan Graham as James Bailey
  • Rebecca Ryan as Lydia Chambers
  • Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
  • Ryan Russell as Michael Bailey
  • Sally Carman as Abi Webster
  • Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
  • Samuel Robertson as Adam Barlow
  • Simon Gregson as Steve Mcdonald
  • Sue Devaney as Debbie Webster
  • Tina O’Brien as Sarah Barlow
  • Trevor Michael Georges as Ed Bailey

Coronation Street airs an hour-long episode at 8pm on ITV