Tuesday 3rd January 2023

GRIFF SETS A TRAP FOR SPIDER With Maria planning to rebrand the Christmas market as a
Peace festival Griff orders Spider to meet him at his flat. Unaware that Griff is leading him to believe he is planning something for Maria’s meeting at the Town Hall. Meanwhile Spider gets a message from Max asking him to meet him urgently. What is Max up to? Spider comes face to face with Griff who knocks him out cold with a crowbar.

ROY TAKES THE DIGITAL PLUNGE As Roy and Nina leave the hospital, Roy continues to blame himself for endangering her life. When Sam calls at the cafe and tells Roy how helpful his phone is for his astronomy Roy heads off to town and returns with a new smartphone. But as Nina and Asha show him how to use it Roy gets completely bewildered, has he done the right thing?

BILLY SCUPPERS SUMMER’S CONSULTATION Summer, Billy, Mike and Esther attend a meeting with the surrogacy counsellor. Meanwhile Todd confides in Paul that he’s not convinced Mike and Esther are the upstanding Christian couple they make themselves out to be and he intends to do some digging.

GEMMA AND CHESNEY Chesney tells Gemma that even if they had the money, he wouldn’t waste it on a wedding. But some home truths from Dev make him think. Chesney returns home with an empty chilli sauce tub and shows Gemma how he’s turned it into a piggy bank so they can save up for the wedding. But Gemma is more concerned that Joseph got into trouble at school for using sign language.

ELSEWHERE In the hospital, Jenny assures Teddy that one day his memory will return and then they’ll all know the full story regarding Leo. Stephen privately hopes she’s wrong. When Jenny reveals that she’s invited Teddy to move in while he recuperates, Stephen’s quietly horrified.

Griff leads Spider to believe that Maria is in danger, Chesney has second thoughts about getting married, and Roy is left bewildered by his new smartphone. (Pictures: ITV)

Cast

  • Barbara Knox as Rita Tanner
  • Cait Fitton as Lauren Bolton
  • Carl Blakeley as Ollie Deacon
  • Charlie Wrenshall as Liam Connor
  • Chris Clarkson as Doctor
  • Chris Gascoyne as Peter Barlow
  • Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
  • David Neilson as Roy Cropper
  • Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
  • Elisa Cowley as Counsellor
  • Gareth Pierce as Todd Grimshaw
  • Georgia Taylor as Toyah Habeeb
  • Grant Burgin as Teddy Thompkins
  • Harriet Bibby as Summer Spellman
  • Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
  • Jane Hazlegrove as Bernie Winter
  • Jimmi Harkishin as Dev Alahan
  • Jude Riordan as Sam Blakeman
  • Lee Bainbridge as Armed Response Officer
  • Luke Delaney as Dave Fairchild
  • Mark Murphy as Len Cameron
  • Martin Hancock as Spider Nugent
  • Michael Condron as Griff Reynolds
  • Mikey North as Gary Windass
  • Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas
  • Paddy Bever as Max Turner
  • Paula Wilcox as Elaine Jones
  • Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
  • Peter Gunn as Brian Packham
  • Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
  • Sally Ann Matthews as Jenny Connor
  • Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
  • Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
  • Scott Anson as Reece Bolton
  • Tanisha Gorey as Asha Alahan
  • Todd Boyce as Stephen Reid
  • Tom Lorcan as Mike Hargrave
  • Twana Omer as Daryan Zahawi
  • Vanessa Hehir as Esther Hargrave
  • William Flanagan as Joseph Brown

Coronation Street airs at 8pm on ITV1