Coronation Street: Episode 10039
Monday 23 March 2020
Devised by Tony Warren
Written by Ellen Taylor
Directed by Sarah Kendell
Series Producer: Iain MacLeod
Bernie fears Gemma has got more than just baby blues. As the babies continue to cry, a panic stricken Gemma tries to break the door down. Arriving with Mother’s Day balloons, Bernie is shocked to find Gemma in such a distressed state. Having forced the door, Bernie assures her they’re all fine but Gemma dissolves into floods of tears, branding herself an unfit mum. Gemma admits that she’s exhausted but too afraid to sleep. Bernie insists she’ll move in to lend a hand but on condition Gemma sees a General Practitioner. Gemma agrees but makes Bernie promise not to tell Chesney. Chesney returns home and is put out to find Bernie has moved back in.
Nick drops a bombshell on David. David tells Nick and Gail how Clayton has been dripping poison into Shona’s ear. Nick attempts to go and talk to Shona but she refuses to see him, her Key Worker asking him to pass a message to David.
Ryan tries to comfort Alya. Alya frets about Yasmeen, wishing there was something she could do.
Meanwhile, Evelyn gives Arthur another chance. Arthur tells Evelyn how sorry he is for letting her down and begs her to give him another chance. She agrees to think about it before tearing a strip off Tyrone for interfering, admitting she’s considering his offer of another date.
Elsewhere, Ken and Norris sneak out to The Rovers for a treat, but when Ken hears that Eccles will be home alone for the night, he’s concerned and forms a plan to take Eccles back to Stillwaters.
William Roache as Ken Barlow
Paul Copley as Arthur Melwin
Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
Ryan Prescott as Ryan Connor
Helen Worth as Gail Rodwell
Maureen Lipman as Evelyn Plummer
Jane Hazlegrove as Bernie Winter
Richard Hawley as Johnny Connor
Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
Malcolm Hebden as Norris Cole
Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
Patti Clare as Mary Cole
Rula Lenska as Claudia Colby
Jack P. Shepherd as David Platt
Chris Gascoyne as Peter Barlow
Kate Ford as Tracy McDonald
Barbara Knox as Rita Tanner
Andy Gibson for The TV Chronicle