Friday 21st October 2022

SUMMER’S PRESENTED WITH AN UNEXPECTED OFFER Summer confides in Paul that she and Aaron are back together and will make any decision about the baby together. Esther invites Summer for lunch at the Rovers to thank her for the work on the stall, as she and Aaron arrive she realises Billy has also been invited. When Paul arrives and makes a comment about her condition Billy realises she is pregnant, Summer runs out of the pub followed by Esther. Esther catches up with Summer in Victoria Garden and after explaining how she and Mike can’t have kids, suggests she’d be willing to adopt her baby. Summer’s dumbfounded. When Summer tells Aaron he is shocked. As she voices her concerns about pregnancy and diabetes and the problems she would face, Aaron realises the enormity of the situation. Summer returns home to find Billy, Todd and Paul discussing her pregnancy and body image issues. 

STEPHEN’S FEELING THE PRESSURE In the Rovers, a despondent Jenny confides in Stephen that she’s not heard a thing from Leo and suspects he’s met someone else in Canada.  Stephen feigns sympathy. Leo’s Dad, Teddy, calls at the Rovers and tells Jenny and Stephen that there’s no trace of Leo and it’s time to alert the police. Stephen masks his anxiety. 

BERNIE FEELS THE HEAT AS FERN DISAPPEARS Bernie sticks to her story and explains to the officer how Fern took a cleaning job in her name, stole her clothes and then robbed the jewellers. Can she convince the police, Dev and her family that she is telling the truth. The officer tells Bernie that the number she gave them for Fern is out of service and they’re releasing her pending further inquiries. 

ELSEWHERE Daniel suggests to Daisy she should move in with him properly. Daisy confides in Jenny how Daniel’s asked her to move in but she’d rather they found their own place as she doesn’t feel comfortable knowing the flat holds memories of Sinead. 

In the back yard of No.9, Sam admits to Hope that he’s sent another letter to Harvey and his Dad would kill him if he knew. Hope’s impressed. In his prison cell, Harvey opens Sam’s letter and is amused to see that he’s sent him a questionnaire to fill in about his violent past.

Cast

  • Andrew Whyment as Kirk Sutherland
  • Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
  • Charlotte Jordan as Daisy Midgeley
  • Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
  • Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
  • Donnaleigh Bailey as Jess Heywood
  • Gareth Pierce as Todd Grimshaw
  • Grant Burgin as Teddy Thompkins
  • Harriet Bibby as Summer Spellman
  • Helene Maksoud as Gabrielle Reid
  • Isabella Flanagan as Hope Stape
  • Jack James Ryan as Jacob Hay
  • James Craven as Aaron Sandford
  • Jane Hazlegrove as Bernie Winter
  • Jimmi Harkishin as Dev Alahan
  • Jodie Prenger as Glenda Shuttleworth
  • Jude Riordan as Sam Blakeman
  • Julia Goulding as Shona Platt
  • Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
  • Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
  • Sally Ann Matthews as Jenny Connor
  • Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
  • Sue Nicholls as Audrey Roberts
  • Todd Boyce as Stephen Reid
  • Tom Lorcan as Mike Hargrave
  • Vanessa Hehir as Esther Hargrave

Coronation Street airs from 8pm on ITV