Monday December 21st 8:30pm – 9:00pm
- Writer – Sam Holdsworth
- Directer – Steve Finn
NICK HAS TO TELL SAM THERE’S NO ROOM AT THE INN Adamant that he doesn’t want to move to London, Sam begs Nick to let him move in with him and Leanne. Having taken a call from a tearful Sam, Leanne asks Nick why he failed to mention Natasha’s move to London and urges him to be firm with Sam and explain that he has to remain with his Mum. Nick calls Sam, and battling his emotions, explains that it’s not possible for him to move in with him and Leanne as the timing is all wrong.
PAUL GETS CAUGHT UP IN TODD’S GAME Will tells Paul his violent stepdad walloped his mum and he was scared for his life. Paul insists they must report the incident to the police. Todd finds Billy drinking alone in the Rovers. When Billy explains how Paul had to go to a friend’s rescue, Todd keeps his counsel.
DAVID AND SHONA QUESTION THEIR FUTURE David and Shona have a heart to heart but she becomes confused and gives him the impression that she doesn’t want to be with him. David’s deeply saddened. Fighting back tears, David tells Shona that it’s time to accept their marriage isn’t working. Shona’s left feeling confused and isolated.
ELSEWHERE Michael apologises to Gemma for nicking her customers and offers to buy her stock at cost. Gemma’s tempted but assures him there’s no need. When Chesney offers to have a word with Big Garth and set her up with a stall at the Christmas market, Gemma’s thrilled. Chesney’s pleased to see her so positive. Maria confronts Gary over Rick’s watch and demands to know if Rick’s dead. Gary makes out he’s no idea and if that’s the case, it’s nothing to do with him. Maria’s not convinced.
- Ben Hackett as Will
- Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
- Charlotte Jordan as Daisy Midgeley
- Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
- Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
- Gareth Pierce as Todd Grimshaw
- Jack P Shepherd as David Platt
- Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
- Jude Riordan as Sam Blakeman
- Julia Goulding as Shona Platt
- Mikey North as Gary Windass
- Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
- Rachel Leskovac as Natasha Blakeman
- Ryan Russell as Michael Bailey
- Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
- Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor