Sunday 25th December
As Nick and Leanne exchange gifts, they’re surprised when a familiar face pulls up in a car - IT'S TOYAH - and announces Christmas is off.
With dinner cancelled, Ken insists that Nick, Leanne and Simon join them at No. 1 Coronation Street. Nick does his best to put on a false smile while Peter is delighted to have Christmas with his son. Toyah admits to Leanne that her marriage is over and she’s been having an affair.
Nick notices Peter leaving and he is automatically suspicious. Realising the Bros cassette is missing, Nick questions Peter, convinced he’s after Leanne. Nick punches Peter and the two men are soon brawling on the world's famous cobbles. Nick grabs the Bros tape from Peter’s pocket and thrusts it at Leanne ordering her to open it. Leanne is horrified as she reads the message. - What is Peter up to?
Gary, Anna and Faye join the Platts as they open presents. Bethany is pleased with her smart watch, but she’s snappy. Gary and Sarah are embarrassed by her behaviour.
Bethany assures Faye she no longer fancies Gary. However when Sarah reads a text on Bethany’s phone that Faye sent telling her she’s glad she’s over her crush on Gary, Sarah is stunned and Bethany is mortified. As Sarah explains to a baffled Gary that Bethany has been fancying him, they realise with horror that she’s gone missing - again!
After swallowing a massive load of diet pills, Bethany collapses in the ginnel. Watching events unfold Nathan (Shona’s ex-boyfriend) finds Bethany and helps the troubled teen back on her feet to no avail. Bethany collapses.
Knowing that Billy is missing Christmas at the church, Todd insists he should go to the the service being taken by the new vicar.
Meanwhile as Billy’s about to leave he comes across Shona drinking wine in the vestry.
Shona admits she’s fallen out with Nathan, her ex-boyfriend, and she’s homeless. Billy insists she comes back to No. 11 Coronation Street with him. Unbeknown to them, Nathan watches on. - What trouble is Billy bringing to the street?
Norris makes peace with Mary and insists she joins him, Roy and Brian for Christmas dinner in Roy's Rolls. But as they sit down to eat they’re interrupted by the arrival of a young man who introduces himself as Mary’s son, Jude. Having unwrapped the globe, Michelle’s underwhelmed. When Sally boasts about her swanky new television, Tim is forced to admit it was meant for Michelle whilst the globe was intended for her. - Will Sally agree to give Michelle her TV back?
Andy makes himself a cocktail of stolen painkillers with gin and orange juice. - What is he planning?
Aidan is unimpressed when Eva presents him with the manliest gift a bloke could ever get - a kitten.
Monday 26th December
Loved up after his night in the hotel, Peter’s aware that today’s the day he must break the news of his relationship to the street.
Meanwhile Toyah calls at Nick’s flat but she’s surprised to find her husband, Toby, there.
Suggesting they need to talk, Leanne leaves the flat and them to discuss things over. Toby begs Toyah to give their marriage another chance and try for a baby again, but Toyah is adamant it’s over between them. With Toby gone, Leanne reveals she’s been struck with a terrible headache, Toyah calls the hospital.
Meanwhile Peter is sick of Nick’s argumentative attitude towards him.
Bethany regains consiousness to find herself in hospital. Sarah explains how she collapsed in the ginnel after swallowing a load of diet pills.
Having returned home, Bethany confesses to Sarah how she fell in love with Gary and is totally ashamed. Sarah’s heart breaks for her troubled teenage daughter but can she help with anything?
Jude let's Mary see a photo of himself as a baby and assures her he had a happy childhood. Mary is deeply moved. Having summoned Norris, Mary plucks up the courage to tell Jude about his father.
When Jude suggests that she should move to South Africa and live with he and his wife, Mary is absolutely stunned.
As Kevin helps Anna, Gary and Faye to move their things into No. 13 Coronation Street, Eileen approaches and suggests they bury the hatchet. - Will they agree or does this mean more trouble?
Back on the street Peter kisses his mystery woman in the ginnel, unaware that Simon’s drone is hovering above and a shocked Simon is watching them on his phone.
Putting her own feelings aside, Sarah tells Gary they are finished as she has to put Bethany first. - Will Gary accept this?
Meanwhile Bethany discovers a guy called Nathan, who works at a tanning salon nearby, saved her life. Having tracked him down, Bethany thanks Nathan who puts his number into her phone, insisting she can call him any time.
Kevin is rightfully worried when he hears that Sophie has had to have her appendix out in Miami and has run up an enormous medical bill.
Billy assures Todd that he loves him as much as ever but he also has to follow his heart and return to the church.
Friday 30th December
When Sebastian calls in at No. 13 Coronation Street and invites Faye to his family’s New Year’s Eve party, Anna reluctantly lets her go. Without her daughter and Gary, and Kevin out on a breakdown, Anna is alone with Jack when she tumbles down the stairs in the dark and lies unconscious in the hallway. Unable to wake her, frightened Jack lets himself out. In the Rovers, the regulars count down to midnight as Jack stands alone on the street, visibly scared. - Will anyone come to Anna’s rescue?
When Jude calls in the Kabin, Norris quizzes him closely and makes it clear he is to look after Mary properly in South Africa as she's a dear friend.
As Mary, Dev and the twins share an emotional farewell, Mary secretly starts to wonder if she’s doing the right thing. Mary’s friends gather in the Rovers to wish her well. - But is Mary getting cold feet about the whole thing?
Clearly hurt, Simon tells Peter he saw him kissing his new girlfriend and realises she’s the reason for his return, not him. Peter’s shocked.
Andy is scared witless as he questions his future on the street. Desperate to get away, Andy phones a friend in not so far away Newcastle and asks him if he can crash on his floor. Whilst Steph, Tracy and Luke celebrate New Year in the bistro, Andy slips out. - Will he make his getaway?
When Jenny moans to Johnny about how difficult she’s finding it living with Gemma, Johnny suggests she moves in with him. - Will Jenny agree?