MONDAY 20TH FEBRUARY
Uplifting isn't a word to describe Toyah's day.
Peter explains to Ken how desperate Toyah is for a child of her own. Peter being Peter persuades his father to lend him the money for a consultation at a private fertility clinic.
When Peter announces he’s booked an appointment for later in the day, Toyah is elated. But when she witnesses Leanne forgiving Eva for her part in keeping Toyah and Peter’s relationship a secret, a jealous Toyah follows Leanne into the Victoria Court lift, where she rails at her for her jibe about her not being a mum. Suddenly the lift judders to a halt. Having discovered the alarm isn’t working and there’s no phone signal, the Battersby sisters start to panic, especially when Leanne’s waters break!
Michelle & Steve bit a final farewell to Ruairi.
Steve tells Robert that Michelle confessed to trying to kiss him but deeply regrets it and he hopes they can remains friends. Will Robert mask his hurt? Steve and Michelle head off to the seaside with Ruairi’s ashes.
Bethany lies to Sarah and her mum ain't happy.
After spending the night at Nathan's place, Bethany returns home and lies to Sarah & Gary, telling them that someone stolen her phone and she crashed on Mel’s sofa. But when Rana & Kate enquire after Bethany and reveal that they found her drunk in town before heading off with some bloke who she knew, Sarah is livid.
Elsewhere, Craig is annoyed to discover Liam has let Darryl escape from his cage. Brian assures Roy he will look for alternative lodgings when they continue to rub each other up the wrong way.
MONDAY 20TH FEBRUARY
The stork has landed on Coronation Street.
When Toyah fails to show at the fertility clinic a puzzled Peter apologises and leaves.
Meanwhile upon hearing Leanne’s cries, Robert sets off to get help. As Leanne’s contractions increase, she cries out in pain and grips Toyah’s hand. In the lobby, Rana shouts up to Leanne, offering her birthing advice. The ambulance arrives at Victoria Court, as do a panicked Nick & Eva, but will they be able to get into the lift to help Leanne before her baby is born? And will the dramatic events of the day bring about a reconciliation between the sisters?
Bethany get's drawn deeper into Nathan's web of sin.
Sarah confronts Bethany who under pressure admits she stayed at Nathan’s flat, he’s her boyfriend and he rescued her when she collapsed. When Sarah wants to know if they’ve had sex, Bethany assures her they haven’t but is she telling the truth? As their row escalates, Sarah bans Bethany from seeing Nathan again. Will Bethany accept this or has Nathan got her just where he wants her?
Elsewhere. At Cathy’s suggestion, Brian cooks Roy’s favourite meal and apologises for failing to pull his weight. Will Roy relent and agree he can stay?
WEDNESDAY 22ND FEBRUARY
Nick's insecurities over Steve rear their ugly head yet again.
As Toyah cuddles the baby, Leanne announces that they’re calling him Oliver. Clearly the proud Dad, Nick reveals that he’s booked them an appointment to register the baby’s name tomorrow afternoon. Back at home the Platt family visit the new addition to Weatherfield. Peter and Toyah discover they both know that Nick is not Oliver’s father and it must be very difficult for him. Meanwhile alone at last with their child, Leanne breaks the news to Nick that she does not want his name on Oliver’s birth certificate as it would seem wrong. How will Nick react to this?
Michelle tries to move on after recent devastating circumstances in her life.
When Michelle finds out Leanne has had the baby, she is emotional but genuinely pleased for her and insists they visit. Steve is horrified at the thought but knows he must play along for her sake. Making out he is too upset as it stirs up memories of Ruairi, Steve waits outside Victoria Court whilst Michelle heads up to see Leanne’s new baby. How will Michelle cope?
Will Jenny's vision for Underworld tear at the seams?
Aidan returns from Spain and is annoyed to find Jenny ensconced in the factory office. Jenny explains how she is in the process of developing a new range of specialised bras and Richard Drake has placed an order.
Elsewhere, a woeful Liam is desperate to see mum, Maria, in prison.
FRIDAY 24TH FEBRUARY
Oliver is welcomed to the world.
When Michelle confides in Steve that she would like to try for another baby, Steve admits the idea scares him but suggests they discuss it over dinner at the bistro. After talking to David, Leanne tells Nick that she has had a change of heart and she wants his name on the birth certificate. Nick is thrilled but as they are about to leave, David stops them and explains that the Register Office will have to wait as Gail has organised a party in the bistro to celebrate the birth of their baby. As the Platt clan gather in the bistro, Michelle and Steve are forced to watch the party from their table, both struggling to mask their conflicting emotions.
A determined Jenny refuses to give up.
Jenny resolves to try and win Richard Drake round but Johnny warns her she is wasting her time and could damage relations permanently. Jenny scrolls through some photos from the local Gazette and after finding one of Richard Drake with his hand in an inappropriate place on his Personal Assistant, she prints it off looking very pleased with herself. What has Jenny got up her sleeve?
Elsewhere. As Eva gets herself ready for visiting Maria in prison, Aidan masks his guilt.
In the prison visiting room, Liam spots Maria and throws himself into her arms as Maria cries tears of relief. Yasmeen remarks that there is clearly a spark between Cathy and Brian, Cathy is bashful, admitting she finds him attractive. But how will she react when Brian invites her to join him for coffee?
FRIDAY 24TH FEBRUARY
Oliver's welcoming party rolls on.
It's war between Jenny & Aiden so we better batten down the hatches.
Aidan stumbles across the incriminating photo of Richard Drake on his computer and realises Jenny’s intentions. Jenny spells out to Richard Drake that either he reinstates his order and doubles the quantity or his wife gets a copy of the photo. Richard is fuming to say the least. Will he admit defeat and bow down to Jenny’s demands?
Elsewhere. Under pressure from Liam, Maria reluctantly agrees he can stay with Eva and Aidan. Arriving home how will Aidan react to this? Cathy joins Brian for a drink in the Rovers.