Wednesday 16th December 2020 7.30pm – 8.00pm

  • Written By: Alasdair Morrison
  • Directed By: George C Siougas

DEBBIE COMES UP WITH A NEW PLAN Gary heads off with David and Abi to track down Colin, the water board engineer Ray bribed to investigate the sinkhole. As David and Abi report that Colin has vanished, a smug Ray relishes their frustration. Debbie tells Ray that riling the locals is getting them nowhere so it’s time to adopt a different approach. 

PAUL BEGINS TO TRUST IN TODD Todd calls on Paul, having learned he’s skiving off work. Paul admits he had a tough night on the helpline so Todd makes himself comfy and cracks open the lager. Over a few cans, Paul begins to relax but is brought up short by a sudden reminder of Kel. Sensing vulnerability, Todd insists Paul can trust him with his troubles.

ELAINE IS CONFLICTED Elaine confides in Alya her reservations about moving in with Tim and how she’s reluctant to let him feel he’s being rejected by her again. Alya urges her to be honest.


  • Alex Bain as Simon Barlow
  • Andrew Whyment as Kirk Sutherland
  • Chris Gascoyne as Peter Barlow
  • David Neilson as Roy Cropper
  • Gareth Pierce as Todd Grimshaw
  • Helen Worth as Gail Rodwell
  • Jack P Shepherd as David Platt
  • Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
  • Julia Goulding as Shona Platt
  • Mark Frost as Ray Crosby
  • Mikey North as Gary Windass
  • Patti Clare as Mary Taylor
  • Paula Wilcox as Elaine Jones
  • Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
  • Peter Gunn as Brian Packham
  • Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
  • Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
  • Sally Carman as Abi Franklin
  • Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
  • Samuel Robertson as Adam Barlow
  • Shelley King as Yasmeen Metcalfe
  • Sue Devaney as Debbie Webster
  • Tina O’brien as Sarah Barlow
  • William Roache as Ken Barlow