MONDAY 2ND MAY 

ABI TRIES TO GIVE TOYAH COLD FEET

After Abi realises that Imran has hired Ben to get dirt on her, she jumps into the driver’s seat of Toyah’s wedding car just as Toyah gets in. Driving off, Abi tries to persuade Toyah to cancel the wedding. Abi drops Toyah off at the hotel. As Toyah enters the venue, the wedding ceremony takes place in front of Nick, Leanne, Kelly and Adam. As the wedding party piles into the Rovers, Imran confronts Abi in the street and asserts that she’s an unfit mother.

FAYE FEARS TELLING CRAIG THE TRUTH In the medical centre, Dr Gaddas breaks the news to Faye that she’s suffering from an early menopause and will never be able to have anymore children. Faye tells Tim then returns home and tells Craig .

STU AND KEN GET CAUGHT RED HANDED. Stu asks Ken to give him a lift to the wholesalers. While there, an officer accuses Stu of an attempted break-in and assumes Ken to be the getaway driver. As Stu leaves the police station, the officer asserts that he’s had a lucky escape given his track record. Yasmeen tells Stu how disappointed she is and it would be best if found somewhere else to stay tonight.

ELSEWHERE In the hospital, the surgeon assures David and Shona that Max’s operation went well and he’s in a stable condition. Max admits that he was running away in a bid to avoid prison. Meanwhile at Steve’s request, Amy and Jacob join him and Tracy at No.1 for a chippy tea and a game of charades.  

WEDNESDAY 4TH MAY 

IMRAN AND ABI PREPARE TO DO BATTLE Kelly begs Imran not to take Alfie away from Abi after Abi reveals what he has been up to. Elliot confirms that he’ll be representing Abi at the custody hearing after his fees are being paid by a mystery donor. Dean approaches hoping to score some drugs, Abi bungs him some cash to get rid of him. Ben shows Imran the pictures he took of Abi and Dean and suggests he’s willing to lie in court. Will Imran play dirty and accept Ben’s offer to gain custody of his son? Abi visits Alfie in the neonatal unit.

AGGIE MAKES A SHOCKING DISCOVERY Peter attends his consultation with Mr Thorne. When Mr Thorne feels Aggie is trying to make him look incompetent in front of a patient, he issues her with a verbal warning. Aggie overhears Mr Thorne gloating to a colleague how he rushed Peter’s operation in order to win the bet. 

STU IS EAGER TO MAKE AMENDS WITH YASMEEN Stu thanks Ken for letting him stay the night. Stu serenades Yasmeen with a song by way of an apology. Yasmeen orders him to leave, is this the end of the road for Yasmeen and Stu? 

ELSEWHERE Craig reveals to Faye that Beth reckons he should dump her because she can’t have children. David visits Max and breaks the news that he’s been expelled from school.  

FRIDAY 6TH MAY

ABI STRUGGLES ON THE DAY OF SEB’S VIGIL Abi attends Seb’s vigil.

AGGIE BLABS ABOUT MR THORNE’S BET Aggie tells the other nurse that someone has reported Mr Thorne and later discovers that all Mr Thorne’s operations have been cancelled until further notice. Mr Thorne accosts Aggie and tells her that he plans to make her life a misery.

GEORGE’S DREAMS ARE EVERYONE ELSE’S NIGHTMARES At the undertaker’s, Todd berates George for muddling up the clients’ ashes and points out that he has to speak to Eileen. George finally admits that he’s been staying up every night so as not to subject her to his snoring. How will Eileen react? 

ELSEWHERE In the factory, Carla and Sarah are interrupted by Kirk demonstrating his new air horn. Kirk explains how the plan is to blow the horn every time they make a sale as he introduces further ‘improvements’ as Extra Office Administrator.

Cast

  • Alex Bain as Simon Barlow
  • Alison King as Carla Barlow
  • Alyson Marks as Mother
  • Andrea Crewe as Neonatal Nurse
  • Andrea Davy as Tricia Womack
  • Andrew Whyment as Kirk Sutherland
  • Anthony Crank as Dean Turnbull
  • Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
  • Bill Fellows as Stu Carpenter
  • Charlie De Melo as Imran Habeeb
  • Chris Gascoyne as Peter Barlow
  • Christine Mackie as Dr. Gaddas
  • Colson Smith as Craig Tinker
  • Damian Lynch as Administrator
  • David Neilson as Roy Cropper
  • Dolly-rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
  • Dominic Mafham as Henry Thorne
  • Elle Mulvaney as Amy Barlow
  • Ellie Leach as Faye Windass
  • Gareth Pierce as Todd Grimshaw
  • 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
  • Jane Hazlegrove as Bernie Winter
  • Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
  • Jon-paul Bell as Ben Chancellor
  • Julia Goulding as Shona Platt
  • Kate Ford as Tracy Mcdonald
  • Lisa George as Beth Sutherland
  • Lorna Laidlaw as Aggie Bailey
  • Matthew Stead as Surgeon
  • Maureen Lipman as Evelyn Plummer
  • Maxine Finch as Judge
  • Michael Le Vell as Kevin Webster
  • Millie Gibson as Kelly Neelan
  • Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas
  • Paddy Bever as Max Turner
  • Patti Clare as Mary Taylor
  • Qasim Akhtar as Zeedan Nazir
  • Ryan Prescott as Ryan Connor
  • Ryan Russell as Michael Bailey
  • Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
  • Sally Carman as Abi Webster
  • Samuel Robertson as Adam Barlow
  • Sasha Corfield as Cleaner
  • Shelley King as Yasmeen Metcalfe
  • Simon Gregson as Steve Mcdonald
  • Steve Cooper as PC Tyms
  • Sue Cleaver as Eileen Grimshaw
  • Tanisha Gorey as Asha Alahan
  • Tina O’Brien as Sarah Barlow
  • Toby Gaffney as Elliot Newell
  • Tony Maudsley as George Shuttleworth
  • Trevor Michael Georges as Ed Bailey
  • William Roache as Ken Barlow

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