Wednesday 22 January 2020
Devised by Tony Warren
Written by Steven Fay
Directed by Kevin Boyle
Series Producer: Iain MacLeod
Bethany sees a new side to Ray. Ray explains to Bethany that he chose Alya over her because of her experience and offers Bethany the title of Head Waitress. Bethany is underwhelmed, confiding in Carla that she finds Ray a bit sleazy. Carla tells her how Ray came onto Michelle and then made her sign a gagging order causing Bethany to be appalled.
Tim is forced to go begging. Charlie returns to Sally & Tim's with her bags and explains she has been evicted. Tim is horrified as he’s forced to tell Abi that Charlie is his wife and he doesn’t know how to get rid of her. Tim calls at Kevin’s with some beers, however when it becomes clear that Tim is simply after a loan to get shut of Charlie, Kevin chucks him out.
Meanwhile, scared to go home in case of a repeat attack, Gemma is chuffed when FreshCo offer to put them up in a hotel. Gemma urges Paul to put his ordeal with Kel behind him for everyone’s sake.
Elsewhere, as Maria and Gary proudly show off their scan photo, Sarah and Adam make snide remarks.
Maureen Lipman as Evelyn Plummer
Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
Georgia Taylor as Toyah Battersby
Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
Ellie Leach as Faye Windass
Alison King as Carla Connor
Lucy Fallon as Bethany Platt
Alexandra Mardell as Emma Brooker
Sally Carman as Abi Franklin
Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
Michael Le Vell as Kevin Webster
Lottie Henshall as Jade Rowan
Tina O'Brien as Sarah Platt
Samuel Robertson as Adam Barlow
Mikey North as Gary Windass
Jennie McAlpine as Fiona "Fiz" Stape
Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
David Neilson as Roy Cropper
Jane Hazelgrove as Bernie Winter
Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
Mark Frost as Ray Crosby
Amy Searles as PC Carson