Friday 24 January 2020
Devised by Tony Warren
Written by Joe Turner
Directed by Sean Healy
Series Producer: Iain MacLeod
Bethany gets mixed signals from Daniel. Daniel urges Bethany to spread her wings and apply for a place on a creative writing course. As he helps her with her application, Daniel notices that Bertie doesn’t seem himself and panicking he takes his temperature.
Bernie finally becomes a good mother and does right by her son? Bernie calls on Paul and explains that she’s moving onto pastures new as she’s caused enough trouble round here. Bernie says an emotional farewell.
Meanwhile, Tim's bid to get rid of Charlie fails. Having borrowed money from Steve and Kevin, Tim hands Charlie a cheque for £5,000 and urges her to go to the solicitors and sign the divorce papers. But when Tim goes into The Rovers he’s horrified to discover Charlie working behind the bar, what is she up to?
Elsewhere, determined to prove they’re now a family, Maria suggests she, Liam and Jake should accompany a touched Gary to Bristol to visit Zack.
Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
Lucy Fallon as Bethany Platt
Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
Sian Reeves as Charlie Wood
Jane Hazlegrove as Bernie Winter
Maureen Lipman as Evelyn Plummer
Daniel Brocklebank as Rev. Billy Mayhew
Lottie Henshall as Jade Rowan
Sally Ann Matthews as Jenny Connor
Mikey North as Gary Windass