Coronation Street: Episode 9986
Wednesday 22 January 2020
Devised by Tony Warren
Written by Julie Jones
Directed by Kevin Boyle
Series Producer: Iain MacLeod
Fiz, Tyrone and Evelyn lose hope. Tyrone and Fiz are horrified to discover the back door unlocked and Hope gone. Fiz reckons Jade must have taken her. Weatherfield Police search Jade’s house but there’s no sign of her and Jade insists she knows nothing about Hope’s disappearance. Reminded of her John Stape hell Fiz is convinced Jade is keeping Hope a prisoner in her attic - like he did to Rosie Webster. Breaking into Jade’s house she finds no sign of Hope but does discover a bag containing clothes, passports and one way ferry tickets to France. Has Fiz lost Hope for good?
Tim is thwarted by Charlie's demands. Tim is shocked to find Charlie on his doorstep. Charlie explains that she’s lost both her jobs, is completely skint and he can forget about the divorce as she can’t afford the legal fees. Intimating she’s entitled to half his wealth, Tim is thrown into panic.
Ray manages to upset Bethany. Bethany is convinced she’s going to get the General Manager’s job at Viaduct Bistro so is gutted when Alya reveals that Ray has made her the new person-in-charge.
Meanwhile, at the local medical facility, the police reveal they’ll be stationing a car outside Gemma and Chesney's house twenty four hours a day in case of further attacks. Chesney and Gemma are horrified whilst Bernie and Paul are awash with guilt.
Elsewhere in the medical facility, Maria attends her 12 week scan and is relieved to hear the baby is doing well.
Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
Jennie McAlpine as Fiona "Fiz" Stape
Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
Michael Le Vell as Kevin Webster
Lottie Henshall as Jade Rowan
Macy Alabi as Ruby Soames
Jane Hazlegrove as Bernie Winter
Daniel Brocklebank as Rev. Billy Mayhew
Sian Reeves as Charlie Wood
Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
Sally Carman as Abi Franklin
Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
Tina O'Brien as Sarah Platt
Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
Maureen Lipman as Evelyn Plummer
Lucy Fallon as Bethany Platt
Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
Mikey North as Gary Windass
David Neilson as Roy Cropper
Sally Ann Matthews as Jenny Connor
Ellie Leach as Faye Windass
Amy Searles as PC Carson
Yasmin Steadman as PC Edmondson
David Campbell as PC Windsor
Joyce Veheary as Sonographer
Andy Gibson for The TV Chronicle