AARON STRIKES BACK Aaron’s dad arrives at the garage visibly drunk and volatile and threatens Aaron over the stolen cash and weed. He is sent packing by Kevin. Aaron later meets up with Summer and she is shocked to discover that his dad was waiting for him and attacked him when he got home. Having heard from Fiz about Aaron stealing weed from his dad, Paul calls at the flower shop flat and lays into Aaron for leading Summer astray. When Paul grabs his bruised arm, Aaron winces in pain and lashes out, punching Paul in the face.  Summer watches in shock. Paul tells Billy he’s reporting him to the police. But when Aaron explains to Billy that his dad regularly beats him Billy is sympathetic and heads off to stop Paul reporting Aaron. Will he get to him in time? 

ALYA’S SECRET PLAN UNRAVELS Dee-Dee admits to Alya she’s decided not to return to her job in LA but hasn’t told her family yet. When Dee-Dee calls into Speed Daal with paperwork for Alya to sign, Zeedan realises she hasn’t dropped Stu’s case at all. Dee-Dee is furious at Alya’s duplicity but after listening to Alya’s reasoning she says she will send the cup off and if Stu changes his mind then they will have the results for him.

WENDY SACRIFICES ART FOR LOVE Wendy calls at No.1 and explains she was shocked by Ken’s declaration but shares his feelings and would like to be his companion. But she says she will relinquish her leading role. Will Mary get the gig?

DAVID AND SHONA ARE PROUD OF MAX David and Shona are delighted by Max’s glowing report from the PRU and decide they will ask Weatherfield High to take him back. Max engages Maria in conversation to throw Chris and Blake off his tail. While his ploy works, he’s forced to accept Maria’s invitation to join her in meeting a teenage refugee. When Max reports that Maria introduced him to a refugee called Daryan and they got on well, Shona’s impressed and reveals David’s enquiring about him returning to his old school.  

TIM’S ANNIVERSARY GIFT IMPRESSES SALLY Tim pretends to have forgotten his wedding anniversary in a bid to wind up Sally. But his plan backfires when Sally tears up his card and leaves No.4 in a huff. Tim tracks down Sally and, apologising for his prank, presents her with a beautiful necklace for their anniversary. As a reward for his thoughtful gift, Sally decks out No.4 as a romantic grotto and cooks Tim a special anniversary meal. Grateful Tim gives Aggie a necklace to say thanks for helping him but Aggie can’t help feeling guilty when Dee-Dee admires it.

Cast

  • Adam Little as Blake
  • Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
  • Channique Sterling-Brown as Dee-Dee Bailey
  • Charlotte Jordan as Daisy Midgeley
  • Craig Cheetham as Eric Sandford
  • Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
  • Elle Mulvaney as Amy Barlow
  • Harriet Bibby as Summer Spellman
  • Jack P. Shepherd as David Platt
  • James Craven as Aaron Sandford
  • Jennie McAlpine as Fiz Stape
  • Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
  • Julia Goulding as Shona Platt
  • Lorna Laidlaw as Aggie Bailey
  • Michael Le Vell as Kevin Webster
  • Paddy Bever as Max Turner
  • Patti Clare as Mary Taylor
  • Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
  • Peter Gunn as Brian Packham
  • Qasim Akhtar as Zeedan Nazir
  • Richard Elis as Nigel Kipling
  • Roberta Kerr as Wendy Papadopoulos
  • Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
  • Sally Dynevor as Sally Metcalfe
  • Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
  • Tareq Al-Jeddal as Chris
  • Trevor Michael Georges as Ed Bailey
  • William Roache as Ken Barlow

Coronation Street airs from 8pm on ITV