Ed struggles when Neil, their site manager, suggests they bet on when the digger will turn up. In the Rovers, the lads gather to watch the match. When Neil suggests they have a flutter, Ed’s sorely tempted.
Ed apologises to Neil for snapping at him and explains he used to be a gambling addict. In the solicitors’ office, Dee-Dee gets Ronnie to sign some forms and points out he’s taking a risk starting work on the site before completion of the purchase.
Meanwhile Ed notices the digger driver looks troubled and hurries over. Ronnie arrives at the building site to see Ed talking to a uniformed Craig. Ronnie peers into the hole where the digger has unearthed a dead body!
Also, Stephen and Jenny are loved up as they return from Paris.
A loved up Jenny tells Stephen it’s time he moved into the pub. Stephen returns to work full of the joys, but his mood soon changes when he hears a body has been found on Ed and Ronnie’s building site. Masking his inner turmoil, Stephen makes out he’s got a migraine.
Back at the pub Stephen presses Ed for more details. When Ed confirms that it was definitely a man’s body, Stephen’s heart sinks. A uniformed Craig calls at the pub and breaks the news to Jenny that the body is that of Leo’s. Jenny reels in shock, is the game up for Stephen?
Coronation Street air these scenes from Monday 18 September on ITV1