Friday 26th May 2023

PAUL STRUGGLES TO FACE HIS FATE Billy urges Paul to apologise to Gemma but Paul refuses to discuss it. Billy confides in Dee-Dee how worried he is about Paul and demands to know what’s going on. Outside the court, Dee-Dee wonders where Paul has got to. Damon finds Paul sitting alone in Victoria Garden. Damon urges Paul to do the right thing, get himself down to court and embrace the life he has left. Paul finally arrives at court and Dee-Dee’s awash with relief. Unbeknown to Paul, Billy too heads into the courthouse. 

WALKING FREDDIE IS NO STROLL IN THE PARK FOR ROY As Roy walks Freddie through the precinct, Freddie spies a cat and gives chase. Roy is brought up short by the pain in his chest.  Evelyn calls an ambulance. 

DAISY IS BEING WATCHED Aware that Justin is due in court today, Daisy tells Ken and Daniel that she’ll never relax until he’s behind bars. In the Rovers, Daisy tells Jenny that Justin pleaded guilty to the assault on her but he’s still a free man. Jenny assures her it’ll be a different story after next week’s trial. 

ELSEWHERE Craig calls at the factory with some work bits and bobs which Faye left behind.  Sally feels for him and suggests he joins them at No.4 later as she’s doing a Mexican supper. At No.4, Sally does her best to cheer up Tim and Craig and suggests they find a common hobby to take their minds off Faye. In the Rovers, Mary notices Isabella’s sticky fingers but decides to let it go for Brian’s sake. Isabella asserts that she can’t wait for Brian to visit her in Naples but makes it clear that Mary’s not welcome. Isabella calls in the café in tears and tells Brian that during the renovations at her flat, the builders have discovered subsidence and it’s not safe for her to return.


  • Channique Sterling-Brown as Dee-Dee Bailey
  • Charlotte Jordan as Daisy Midgeley
  • Ciaran Griffiths as Damon Hay
  • Colson Smith as Craig Tinker
  • Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
  • David Neilson as Roy Cropper
  • Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
  • Flaminia Cinque as Isabella Benvenuti
  • Jane Hazlegrove as Bernie Winter
  • Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
  • Maureen Lipman as Evelyn Plummer
  • Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas
  • Niall Costigan as Doctor
  • Patti Clare as Mary Taylor
  • Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
  • Peter Gunn as Brian Packham
  • Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
  • Sally Ann Matthews as Jenny Connor
  • Sally Dynevor as Sally Metcalfe
  • Sue Devaney as Debbie Webster
  • Susie Riddell as Magistrate
  • William Roache as Ken Barlow

Coronation Street airs at 8pm on ITV1