Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Next Week On Coronation Street


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After a great night out in Blackpool, Abi suggests they should do something similar for Tracy’s hen night, but a narked Beth points out that she’s the Maid of Honour and she’s in charge. Over lunch, Mary and Beth try to outdo each other with their crazy ideas for Tracy’s hen do. Tracy despairs as Abi tries to muscle in on the plans. Outside the pub, Beth and Steve bitch about Abi. Steve reckons Abi’s twins are better off in care. Having overheard their exchange, Abi’s offended.

As Leanne and Toyah prepare to leave the Rovers and hand over the reigns to Henry and Gemma, Peter points out that according to his solicitor Henry still has not signed the contract. Henry has shocking news for Gemma.

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Billy lies to Shona and says he is spending the day with Summer but heads off to the hospital once more. Josh regains consciousness. Billy reveals to Josh that he’s a friend of David’s and he knows all about the rape. When Shona finds out Summer is at holiday camp, she wonders why Billy lied to her.

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Finally, when Imran’s Dad reveals he’s having a 60th birthday party but Rana isn’t invited, Imran’s appalled and refuses to attend. Johnny’s delighted when Eva messages him with a photo of Susie


Henry apologises to Gemma and begs her forgiveness. Toyah tells Leanne she just wants the pub sold and has a plan.

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Abi is angry with Steve for bitching about her so she decides to wind him up by getting Tracy to make their first dance the focal point of the day knowing Steve would hate it. When she also finds out from Eileen that Amy’s concert was cancelled and Steve went to watch the match instead and also gave Tracy Karen’s old engagement ring she uses the info to drop him in it and force him to agree to the dance idea!

Meanwhile Rana persuades Imran to accept their Dad’s party invitation as Hassan would only blame her if Imran didn’t show up.


Gemma wishes Henry luck as he heads off for his meeting with the bank.

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Abi struggles to connect with the twins during their home visit. One of the twins goes missing and when Abi finds him in the ginnel they say they want to go home. Steve arrives too late with a parcel he was collecting for her from the post office (a present for the twins) to find Abi in tears as her children would rather be with the foster parents than her.

Rana’s sad as she watches Imran, suited and booted, leave for their Dad’s party. Clearly shocked, Rana tells Kate that Imran called from the party where their Dad has collapsed.

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Steve confronts Johnny and reveals that he knows about his night of passion with Liz. Johnny is taken aback and assures him it was a mistake and he loves Jenny. Liz promises Johnny that their secret is safe and she’ll have a word with Steve.


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Seb and Emma go in search of Abi and Steve confides in Eileen and Tracy as he feels responsible after what he said about her. He finds her drunk at the tram station and challenges her when a small bag of heroin falls out of her bag. Telling her about Ruairi he urges her to pull herself together and rebuild her relationship with the children. Grateful Abi kisses him on the lips. Oblivious Tracy arrives to take her friend home.

At the hospital, Imran breaks the news to Rana that Hassan has had a stroke, but Saira bans her from visiting him and Rana’s devastated. Imran points out to Saira that should Hassan die, she will have denied him his last chance to see his daughter. Rana confronts Saira and points out that had she not been banned from her Dad’s party, she would have recognised his symptoms and could possibly have saved his life.

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As Peter shows Johnny and Jenny around the pub, Jenny tells Liz that she’s grateful to have her on board. Johnny and Liz share an awkward look. How will Gemma react when she discovers Johnny and Jenny have bought the pub?

When Sally calls in Speed Daal and suggests she’d like to hold a fundraiser for Jack there on Monday, Geoff insists it’s fine whilst Yasmeen’s less convinced. A jealous Faye watches as Seb thanks Emma for all her help.


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Imran breaks the news to Yasmeen that his ex-wife is after every penny she can get and he has no choice but to sell his share of Speed Daal. A distraught Rana confides in Kate how the hospital refuses to discuss Hassan’s condition as her mother has told them she’s estranged from the family. Imran calls at the hospital with Rana and persuades Saira to let her attend their meeting with the consultant. Saira reluctantly agrees but makes it clear she’s nothing more than their interpreter. Imran calls at the police station to meet his new client Duncan. Duncan explains that he’s been charged with fraud for stealing charity funds but that he was coerced into it by Sally Metcalfe. Imran’s shocked.

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Abi’s concerned when the social worker calls to see her. When Sally lets slip that Tim and Steve each gave themselves £1k bonus from Street Cars, Tracy’s furious that Steve failed to mention it. Tracy demands that he spends it on an engagement ring and suggests Abi helps him choose it.

When Peter suggests that there’s still a spark between them, Carla’s lost for words.

Clearly delighted, Alya announces that she’s bagged a huge new contract. Sarah reckons Aidan would be proud of her. Handing a DVD to Alya, Sarah explains how a student dropped it in and it’s of an interview she conducted with Aidan to discuss his role as a kidney donor. In the Rovers Sally drums up interest in Jack’s fundraiser and puts pressure on Seb to make the adaptations required at Kevin’s house for free. Abi’s disapproving.


Imran’s sceptical but Duncan assures him he’s got hard evidence. Meanwhile oblivious Sally and Tim host a family BBQ. Gina’s overly enthusiastic and it’s clear she’s getting on Dev’s nerves. Geoff practises his straight jacket trick but finds himself stuck in it when he loses the key. Yasmeen despairs. Imran returns to the office and tells Adam about his new case. Adam warns him that Sally is very highly thought of and he’s playing with fire.

Abi assures Steve that their kiss meant nothing as she was completely sloshed. Steve and Abi return from the jewellers having chosen an engagement ring for Tracy. Steve presents Tracy with the ring. To his relief, Tracy’s absolutely thrilled with it.

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Alya watches Aidan’s DVD and realises just how much his family meant to him.

Elsewhere Peter’s gutted. When Gemma calls in the pub, Jenny offers her an olive branch and suggests she might like to work behind the bar. Gemma buries her pride and accepts the job.