Coronation Street: Episode 9950 airs, Friday 13 December 2019, on ITV/STV/UTV at 19:30.
Coronation Street: Episode 9951 airs, Friday 13 December 2019, on ITV/STV/UTV at 20:00.
Devised by Tony Warren
Written by Susan Oudot (both episodes)
Directed by Tim O'Mara (both episodes)
Series Producer: Iain MacLeod
Robert is in the frame for the murder of Vicky Jefferies. Weatherfield Police arrest Robert on suspicion of assault. Robert informs them that the last time he saw Vicky they rowed and she threw a vase at the wall but the police then reveal they found blood on a fragment on the vase and they also found a second fragment of the vase in his van. Robert is horrified as the police officer confirms that the blood found on the fragments of vase is that of Vicky Jefferies and demands to know how it got there.
Tim makes a proposal. In the Rovers, Tim confides in Abi that he was already married when he wed Sally but didn’t realise it at the time and Abi urges him to tell Sally the truth. Tim, Sally, Brian, Cathy, Kevin and Abi gather at number 6 Coronation Street for Geoff and Yasmeen’s wedding party. Geoff makes a speech, saying how he never thought he’d find love again as he showers Yasmeen with compliments. Tim gets down on one knee and suggests to Sally they get married again. Thinking it the ultimate romantic gesture, Sally agrees, thrilled. Tim explains to Kevin and Abi how he intends to divorce Charlie, marry Sally again so they’re legally married and she’ll be none the wiser. As Cathy bites into a crab canape, she encounters a piece of crab shell which she carefully removes but Geoff watches with mounting irritation. With the guests having left, Geoff tears a strip off Yasmeen for embarrassing him in front of their guests. When he retrieves a crab shell from the bin and suggests she should eat it.
Gemma and Chesney have a full-house. Gemma and Chesney head back to the cobbles with their four babies after being told that all four are ready to go home. Gemma and Chesney soon discover that trying to feed, bath and change four babies is a monumental task. Fiz and Paul visit number 5 Coronation Street to find Gemma and Chesney clearly struggling to cope.
Meanwhile, Grace calls at visits number 3 Coronation Street with Tianna. Michael, Grace and Tianna arrive at Big Garth’s Winter Wonderland but they’re hugely underwhelmed. When Grace smells alcohol on Santa’s breath, she picks up Tianna and storms out. Michael returns to the Winter Wonderland and suggests that for 50% of the profits, he could turn it into a goldmine and Big Garth and Michael shake hands on the deal.
Elsewhere, Daniel thanks Bethany for coming to his rescue and her sound advice. A thoughtful James watches their exchange
Kate Spencer as Grace Vickers
Sally Dynevor as Sally Metcalfe
Richard Hawley as Johnny Connor
Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
Lucy Fallon as Bethany Platt
Shelley King as Yasmeen Metcalfe
Melanie Hill as Cathy Matthews
Ian Bartholomew as Geoff Metcalfe
Kym Marsh as Michelle Connor
Tristan Gemmill as Robert Preston
Sally Ann Matthews as Jenny Connor
Jennie McAlpine as Fiona "Fiz" Stape
Lorna Laidlaw as Aggie Bailey
Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
Ryan Russell as Michael Bailey
Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
Trevor Michael Georges as Edison "Ed" Bailey
Rob Mallard as Daniel Osbourne
Nathan Graham as James Bailey
Sally Carman as Abi Franklin
Barbara Knox as Rita Tanner
Peter Gunn as Brian Packham
Stirling Gallacher as Paula Martin
Isabella Flanagan as Hope Stape
Michael Le Vell as Kevin Webster
Sandra Huggett as DS MacKinnon
Gabriel Clark as Sam
Victor McGuire as "Big" Garth
Anita Vettesse as Doctor
Sarah Burrill as Neonatal Nurse
Andy Gibson for The TV Chronicle