MONDAY 21 OCTOBER 2019
WRITER: Owen Lloyd-Fox
DIRECTOR: Tim O'Mara
SERIES PRODUCER: Iain MacLeod
David faces his biggest test inside. David tells Abe that he wants to deal with Josh alone. With help from Abe and Tez, David drags Josh to the top of the staircase. Back at home David's family watch in horror as the prison riot unfolds on the news. David rings Shona to tell her that that Josh has been stabbed and she needs to find him a lawyer. Has David attacked Josh?
Max tells a relieved Shona he is sorry for his behaviour and he wants to be part of the family again. Max explains to Shona that he wants to return home to which Marion reluctantly agrees.
Daniel oversteps the mark. Sinead assures the family that Daniel will come home when he’s calmed down in a bid for everyone to enjoy Christmas as much as possible. Bethany finds Daniel sobbing in the ginnel. Daniel breaks down in Bethany’s arms, wishing he could change the circumstances. Bethany embraces him. Ken sees and angrily orders Daniel to go home to his dying wife whilst Bethany heads off in tears.
Kate Ford as Tracy McDonald
Liam Boyle as Abe Crowley
Jack P. Shepherd as David Platt
Ryan Clayton as Josh Tucker
Harry McDermott as Max Turner
Julia Goulding as Shona Ramsay
Lucy Fallon as Bethany Platt
Nick Judge as Tez Collier
Rula Lenska as Claudia Colby
William Roache as Ken Barlow
Katie McGlynn as Sinead Osbourne
Samuel Robertson as Adam Barlow
Lisa George as Beth Sutherland
Andrew Whyment as Kirk Sutherland
Colson Smith as PC Craig Tinker
Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
Kerry Peers as Marion Logan
Tina O'Brien as Sarah Platt
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