WEDNESDAY 2ND DECEMBER 7.30pm – 8.00pm

RAY IS FORCED TO SHOW HIS HAND As Sally and Abi realise that not only is Ray planning to knock down the street he also owns the development in Hale Barns. Abi rallies the neighbours and at a meeting in Victoria Gardens they decide to gatecrash Ray’s press launch, what will they do? Meanwhile Craig confesses to Faye that he knew about Ray’s plans but was sworn to secrecy otherwise Ray would have sacked her. Unable to look Craig in the eye, Faye tells him it’s best if they call it quits. Craig’s devastated

YASMEEN FACES THE FINAL TRIAL Yasmeen’s a bag of nerves as the trial begins and the barristers deliver their opening statements. Geoff takes the witness box and paints Yasmeen as a violent alcoholic. Yasmeen listens, outraged by his lies. Tim visits Elaine in hospital and apologises for ever disbelieving that she was his Mum. However when Tim asks her to give evidence at the trial, how will she react? 

LEANNE WANTS THE PERFECT FUNERAL FOR OLIVER Leanne calls at No.1 and goes over the funeral arrangements with Tracy. Tracy admits that Steve is still in bed but assures Leanne he would never miss his son’s funeral. Simon confides in Shona how he’s dreading giving a reading at Oliver’s funeral. Shona assures him he’ll be fine and just to speak from the heart. Simon’s buoyed by her words. Nick presents Leanne with her own memory box of Oliver keepsakes. Leanne’s touched.

  • Written by Steven Fay
  • Directed by John Anderson


  • Alex Bain as Simon Barlow
  • Amelia Curtis as Prosecution Barrister
  • Andrew Readman as Judge
  • Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
  • Charlie De Melo as Imran Habeeb
  • Colson Smith as Craig Tinker
  • David Neilson as Roy Cropper
  • Elle Mulvaney as Amy Barlow
  • Ellie Leach as Faye Windass
  • Ian Bartholomew as Geoff Metcalfe
  • Jack P Shepherd as David Platt
  • Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
  • Jimmi Harkishin as Dev Alahan
  • Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
  • Julia Goulding as Shona Platt
  • Kate Ford as Tracy McDonald
  • Mark Frost as Ray Crosby
  • Michael Le Vell as Kevin Webster
  • Paula Wilcox as Elaine Jones
  • Peter Gunn as Brian Packham
  • Ryan Prescott as Ryan Connor
  • Sally Carman as Abi Franklin
  • Sally Dynevor as Sally Metcalfe
  • Shelley King as Yasmeen Metcalfe
  • Sue Devaney as Debbie Webster