FRIDAY 29TH APRIL

THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST FOR MAX With the weight of the world on his shoulders and feeling guilty about Amy, Max has a huge fall out with David who has confiscated his phone. As he asserts that he hates him David retaliates by saying Max’s mum would be ashamed of him if she were alive. Planning to run away Max smashes the glass on the barber’s door and climbs in, hoping to retrieve his phone.As Max climbs out of the barber’s, he lacerates his leg on the broken glass in the door and collapses onto the street. Will Max be found in time?

TOYAH AND LEANNE SETTLE THEIR DIFFERENCES At Toyah’s hen do her sister tells her that she has her blessing if she is sure she wants to marry Imran and she’ll be by her side. The sisters hug, each burying their concerns. In Speed Daal, Adam and Craig join Imran for his stag do, but the mood is ruined when Abi approaches and tells Imran that despite the fact that the money has run dry and her lawyer has walked, she still intends to fight him every step of the way for custody of Alfie.

JACOB’S TWO STEPS AHEAD OF SIMON Outside the shop, Jacob makes a furtive call giving Simon cause to think that he’s planting drugs in Victoria Garden for a client. Simon confronts Jacob and demands he hand over his stash. When Jacob reveals that he was planting a packet of custard creams, Simon realises he’s been duped. As Jacob describes his life of hell working for Harvey and how he grabbed the opportunity to escape as soon as Harvey was banged up, Simon looks at him in a new light.

AGGIE MEETS HER NEW BOSS When Aggie reveals that she’s been drafted to a different ward in the hospital and her new boss, Mr Thorne, is known to be a stickler, But having met the charming Mr Thorne Aggie is surprised to receive such a warm welcome.

ALYA COOKS UP A CHARITABLE IDEA Alya tells Stu that as part of Eid she plans to cook up some extra food in the restaurant kitchen and share it out amongst the community. When Yasmeen offers to help, Alya’s pleasantly surprised. When Stu tells Zeedan about the charity food event, he wishes he could help out too.

Coronation Street airs hour-long episodes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8pm on ITV.

Cast

  • Alex Bain as Simon Barlow
  • Antony Cotton as Sean Tully
  • Bill Fellows as Stu Carpenter
  • Charlie De Melo as Imran Habeeb
  • Colson Smith as Craig Tinker
  • Dominic Mafham as Henry Thorne
  • Elle Mulvaney as Amy Barlow
  • Ellie Leach as Faye Windass
  • Eve Shotton as Paramedic Fi
  • Georgia Taylor as Toyah Battersby
  • Helen Worth as Gail Rodwell
  • Jack James Ryan as Jacob Hay
  • Jack P. Shepherd as David Platt
  • Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
  • Julia Goulding as Shona Platt
  • Lorna Laidlaw as Aggie Bailey
  • Paddy Bever as Max Turner
  • Phil Perez as Doctor
  • Qasim Akhtar as Zeedan Nazir
  • Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
  • Ryan Russell as Michael Bailey
  • Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
  • Sally Carman as Abi Webster
  • Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
  • Samuel Robertson as Adam Barlow
  • Shelley King as Yasmeen Metcalfe
  • Tina O’Brien as Sarah Barlow
  • Trevor Michael Georges as Ed Bailey