Monday 22nd August
ALYA IS FORCED INTO A CONFESSION OF HER OWN As Zeedan and Alya sort through the case files, they come across Stu’s interview tapes. Adam points out that he was questioned for over 10 hours which is against the rules and there’s a tape missing. Alya visits Stu in prison but they’re interrupted by the arrival of Yasmeen. With Alya gone, Stu tells Yasmeen the whole story of his affair with Charlie. Yasmeen tells Zeedan and Alya how Stu wants them to talk to his solicitor. Norman, Stu’s solicitor, confirms that Stu was coerced into making a confession. Alya puts pressure on Yasmeen to allow Stu to move back in as it’s clear he’s innocent and has nowhere to go.
STEPHEN DRIPS POISON IN SARAH’S EAR In the factory, Carla becomes frustrated as she struggles to secure a fabric order. Stephen tells Sarah that she’s clearly the business brains of the factory and she should think about buying Carla out of her share. In the factory, Stephen confirms that he’s managed to source the fabric they need at a very good price. Over a drink, Sarah shares her business ideas with Stephen and asks him to help her prove to Carla that she knows what she’s talking about.
STEVE GETS SLATED ABOUT THE ROOF Ed and Paul arrive at No.1 to start work on the roof. Steve explains that Arnie has promised to do the job after all. Steve leaves his umpteenth message for Arnie, wondering where he’s got to. The scaffolder explains to Steve that he’s come to take the scaffolding down as the hire period has expired. The scaffolder demands another £500 to leave it up. Steve calls at the builder’s yard and begs Ed to fix the roof at No.1, will Ed come to the rescue?
ELSEWHERE Ellie from the Gazette calls at the bistro with some leaflets promoting a ‘Win a Dream Wedding’ competition and Kelly makes out that she and Aadi are planning a wedding. Kelly assures Aadi that they won’t actually get married, they’ll just enjoy the holiday. Summer attends her appointment with the diabetic nurse. The nurse suggests that a flash monitor might be helpful and Aaron agrees. Summer lies to Billy that she doesn’t qualify for a flash monitor. Later, Aaron urges Billy to call the hospital.
- Adam Hussain as Aadi Alahan
- Alison King as Carla Barlow
- Andrew Whyment as Kirk Sutherland
- Bill Fellows as Stu Carpenter
- Chris Gascoyne as Peter Barlow
- Damian Myerscough as Norman Hepworth
- Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
- Dolly-rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
- Emma Jeng as Nurse
- Harriet Bibby as Summer Spellman
- James Craven as Aaron Sandford
- Jennie Mcalpine as Fiz Stape
- Joe Frost as Leo Thompkins
- Kate Ford as Tracy Mcdonald
- Kirsty Armstrong as Ellie
- Lisa George as Beth Sutherland
- Mark Smalley as John
- Millie Gibson as Kelly Neelan
- Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
- Qasim Akhtar as Zeedan Nazir
- Ryan Prescott as Ryan Connor
- Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
- Samuel Robertson as Adam Barlow
- Shelley King as Yasmeen Metcalfe
- Simon Gregson as Steve Mcdonald
- Tina O’Brien as Sarah Barlow
- Todd Boyce as Stephen Reid
- Trevor Michael Georges as Ed Bailey
Coronation Street airs hour-long episodes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8pm on ITV.