Coronation Street: Episode 10038
Monday 23 March 2020
Devised by Tony Warren
Written by Emily Gascoyne
Directed by Sarah Kendell
Series Producer: Iain MacLeod
Gemma is trapped in a nightmare. Gemma has a terrible dream where she hurts Aled, rushing downstairs in a panic she’s relieved to find Chesney feeding Aled but deeply unnerved to think she might harm one of her babies. When her Health Visitor later explains to Gemma that Llio has lost weight and she needs to increase her formula milk, Gemma is further shaken. The Health Visitor quizzes Gemma about her state of mind but Gemma insists she’s fine. As Julie leaves, Gemma fights back the tears. The children’s crying escalates as she heads out to the yard to calm herself down but as the door closes behind her Gemma realises with horror she has locked herself out and the children in.
David fights for Shona. David visits Clayton in prison and implores him to leave Shona alone but clearly enjoying David’s misery, Clayton assures him that’s not going to happen.
Yasmeen refuses to hear the truth. Making out that something terrible has happened, Ryan drags Yasmeen to their flat where Alya introduces her to a Police Officer who has information about Geoff. But Yasmeen refuses to listen and rushes out. Alya later finds Yasmeen and handing her the policewoman;s contact card, begs her to give her a call and find out the truth about Geoff.
Meanwhile, Tyrone looks out for his grandmother. Evelyn puts a brave face on after being stood up, while Tyrone gives Arthur a piece of his mind, telling him to stay away from Evelyn in future as she’s not interested causing Arthur to be emotionally crushed.
Elsewhere, Norris reluctantly agrees to join Ken for the Stillwaters’ art class.
Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
Malcolm Hebden as Norris Cole
Shelley King as Yasmeen Metcalfe
Paul Copley as Arthur Melwin
Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
Maureen Lipman as Evelyn Plummer
Ryan Prescott as Ryan Connor
Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
William Roache as Ken Barlow
Jack P. Shepherd as David Platt
Callum Harrison as Clayton Hibbs
Rula Lenska as Claudia Colby
Liam Bairstow as Alexander "Alex" Warner
Ali Briggs as Freda Burgess
Ian Bartholomew as Geoff Metcalfe
Jennie McAlpine as Fiona "Fiz" Stape
Ruxandra Porojnicu as Alina Pop
Andy Gibson for The TV Chronicle