Monday 15th August 2022

AUDREY MAKES A SOMBRE CONFESSION. Over afternoon tea, Audrey’s attention is drawn to the arrival of Claudia and Charles in the hotel dining room. As Claudia rows with Charles, she’s amazed when Ken, Audrey and Rita pop out from where they’ve been eavesdropping. As they comfort Claudia, Rita remembers it was Audrey’s birthday recently. Audrey makes a shock announcement and a stunned hush descends, broken by the arrival of a waiter with a cake, singing Happy Birthday to Audrey.

CRAIG’S HELP IS A HINDRANCE. Craig asks Carla not to put Faye under pressure at work. Faye tears a strip off Craig for humiliating her in front of her boss. Craig apologises to Faye for doing her head in but when he presents her with a special nightie designed to keep her cool and improve her sleep, she’s distraught. Craig asks Faye if he should move back to his mum’s. When she tells him to do as he pleases, Craig starts to pack.

LEANNE WARNS SPIDER NOT TO HURT TOYAH Spider’s uneasy when fellow protestor Griff introduces himself to Toyah. Toyah invites herself along to their demo. Back from the protest, Spider tries to convince Toyah that Griff’s a loose cannon and she should steer clear as she’s on bail. Leanne angrily accuses Spider of leading Toyah astray and predicts disaster around the corner.

ELSEWHERE Zeedan learns from Craig that the detective Stu accused of persecution took early retirement for a spurious reason. Zeedan asks Craig to try and find out more. Yasmeen and Zeedan receive letters from Stu begging them to visit him in prison.  Yasmeen rips them up and bins them.

Cast

  • Alison King as Carla Barlow
  • Barbara Knox as Rita Tanner
  • Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
  • Colson Smith as Craig Tinker
  • Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
  • David Neilson as Roy Cropper
  • Ellie Leach as Faye Windass
  • Georgia Taylor as Toyah Habeeb
  • Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
  • Julia Goulding as Shona Platt
  • Martin Hancock as Spider Nugent
  • Michael Condron as Griff Reynolds
  • Michael Elwyn as Charles Moore
  • Qasim Akhtar as Zeedan Nazir
  • Rula Lenska as Claudia Colby
  • Ryan Russell as Michael Bailey
  • Sally Dynevor as Sally Metcalfe
  • Samuel Robertson as Adam Barlow
  • Shelley King as Yasmeen Metcalfe
  • Sue Nicholls as Audrey Roberts
  • Todd Boyce as Stephen Reid
  • William Roache as Ken Barlow

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