Coronation Street: Episode 10028
Wednesday 11 March 2020
Devised by Tony Warren
Writer: Jayne Hollinson
Director: David Moor
Series Producer: Iain MacLeod
Dr. Neeson resorts to desperate measures. Ali assures Ryan that he didn’t take any diazepam and that Gary - or someone hired by Gary - must have spiked his drink. Ryan has suspicions that Ali is in denial. Convinced that Gary is trying to kill him, Ali resolves to prove it causing Ryan to despair. Spotting Ali sitting in his car, Maria climbs into the passenger seat and quizzes him about his overdose. Maria is horrified when Ali locks her in and tells her how he suspects Gary spiked his drink. As Maria pulls fruitlessly at the door handle, Ali starts the car.
Alya soon comes to the realisation that her step-grandfather is her harshes critic. When Alya spots the same spelling mistake in the new menus Geoff has done as in some of the bad reviews on line it finally dawns in it that it was Geoff all along. Sick of being cooped up in the house, Yasmeen reckons it’s time she returned to work. But Geoff is quick to dissuade her and suggests she cooks him a nice lunch at home instead. As Yasmeen and Geoff sit down to lunch, Alya marches in and presenting them with the evidence, suggests Geoff is the author of the nasty online reviews.
James takes matters into his own hands. When Aggie reveals that they’ve had several calls from local newspapers wanting to get his side of the story, James is beside himself. The County Manager and Press Officer eventually visit number 3 Coronation Street to discuss his options promising that he has their full support.
Nina feels pushed aside and left out. When an excited Nina tells Carla how they’re meeting the group later to put up the bat boxes, Roy lies and tells her the meeting has been cancelled causing Nina to be hugely disappointed after the work she put in. Having discovered the bat meeting hasn’t been cancelled at all, Nina wonders if Roy is ashamed to be seen with her.
Shelley King as Yasmeen Nazir
William Roache as Ken Barlow
James Burrows as Dr. Alexander "Ali" Neeson
Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas
David Neilson as Roy Cropper
Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
Ryan Prescott as Ryan Connor
Alison King as Carla Connor
Sue Nicholls as Audrey Roberts
Nathan Graham as James Bailey
Georgia Taylor as Toyah Battersby
Ian Bartholomew as Geoff Metcalfe
Mikey North as Gary Windass
Lorna Laidlaw as Aggie Bailey
Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
Christine Mackie as Dr. Susan Gaddas
Mark Frost as Ray Crosby
Rula Lenska as Claudia Colby
Andy Gibson for The TV Chronicle