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2007 was Coronation Street's forty-eighth year.

Storylines included Leanne Battersby's prostitution, the death of Paul Connor, Rosie Webster and John Stape's affair, Tracy Barlow murdering Charlie Stubbs and her subsequent trial for murder, Ashley Peacock's affair with Casey Carswell, and David Platt's efforts to ruin Jason Grimshaw and Sarah Platt's wedding and marriage. For the duration of the year, Coronation Street was produced by Steve Frost.

261 new episodes were broadcast on ITV in 2007.



# No. Date Part Production code Writer Director
1 6459 Monday 1st January 1 P694/6459 Jayne Hollinson Michael Kerrigan
2 6460 Monday 1st January 2 P694/6460 Jan McVerry Michael Kerrigan
3 6461 Wednesday 3rd January P694/6461 Simon Crowther Michael Kerrigan
4 6462 Friday 5th January P694/6462 Jonathan Harvey Michael Kerrigan
5 6463 Sunday 7th January P694/6463 Jonathan Harvey Michael Kerrigan
6 6464 Monday 8th January 1 P694/6464 Debbie Oates Alan Wareing
7 6465 Monday 8th January 2 P694/6465 Debbie Oates Alan Wareing
8 6466 Wednesday 10th January P694/6466 Peter Whalley Alan Wareing
9 6467 Friday 12th January 1 P694/6467 John Fay Alan Wareing
10 6468 Friday 12th January 2 P694/6468 John Fay Alan Wareing
11 6469 Sunday 14th January P694/6469 Julie Jones Alan Wareing
12 6470 Monday 15th January 1 P694/6470 Joe Turner Terry Dyddgen-Jones
13 6471 Monday 15th January 2 P694/6471 Joe Turner Terry Dyddgen-Jones
14 6472 Wednesday 17th January P694/6472 Mark Wadlow Terry Dyddgen-Jones
15 6473 Friday 19th January P694/6473 Carmel Morgan Terry Dyddgen-Jones
16 6474 Sunday 21st January P694/6474 Stephen Bennett Terry Dyddgen-Jones
17 6475 Monday 22nd January 1 P694/6475 Joe Turner John Anderson
18 6476 Monday 22nd January 2 P694/6476 Jayne Hollinson John Anderson
19 6477 Wednesday 24th January P694/6477 David Lane John Anderson
20 6478 Friday 26th January P694/6478 Damon Rochefort John Anderson
21 6479 Sunday 28th January P694/6479 Simon Crowther John Anderson
22 6480 Monday 29th January 1 P694/6480 Jan McVerry Kay Patrick
23 6481 Monday 29th January 2 P694/6481 John Fay Pip Short
24 6482 Wednesday 31st January P694/6482 Mark Wadlow Pip Short
25 6483 Friday 2nd February P694/6483 Martin Allen Pip Short
26 6484 Sunday 4th February P694/6484 Stephen Bennett Pip Short
27 6485 Monday 5th February 1 P694/6485 Chris Fewtrell Tim O'Mara
28 6486 Monday 5th February 2 P694/6486 Jonathan Harvey Tim O'Mara
29 6487 Wednesday 7th February P694/6487 Catherine Hayes Tim O'Mara
30 6488 Friday 9th February P694/6488 Jan McVerry Tim O'Mara
31 6489 Sunday 11th February P694/6489 Carmel Morgan Tim O'Mara
32 6490 Monday 12th February 1 P694/6490 Debbie Oates Michael Kerrigan
33 6491 Monday 12th February 2 P694/6491 Peter Whalley Michael Kerrigan
34 6492 Wednesday 14th February P694/6492 Martin Allen Michael Kerrigan
35 6493 Friday 16th February P694/6493 David Lane Michael Kerrigan
36 6494 Sunday 18th February P694/6494 Jayne Hollinson Michael Kerrigan
37 6495 Monday 19th February 1 P694/6495 Mark Wadlow Mark McKillop
38 6496 Monday 19th February 2 P694/6496 Mark Wadlow Mark McKillop
39 6497 Wednesday 21st February P694/6497 Damon Rochefort Mark McKillop
40 6498 Friday 23rd February P694/6498 Stephen Russell Mark McKillop
41 6499 Sunday 25th February P694/6499 Carmel Morgan Mark McKillop
42 6500 Monday 26th February 1 P694/6500 Jonathan Harvey Nigel Keen
43 6501 Monday 26th February 2 P694/6501 Jonathan Harvey Nigel Keen
44 6502 Wednesday 28th February P694/6502 Julie Jones Nigel Keen
45 6503 Friday 2nd March P694/6503 Chris Fewtrell Nigel Keen
46 6504 Sunday 4th March P694/6504 Joe Turner Nigel Keen
47 6505 Monday 5th March 1 P694/6505 Stephen Bennett Stuart Davids
48 6506 Monday 5th March 2 P694/6506 Mark Burt Stuart Davids
49 6507 Wednesday 7th March P694/6507 Damon Rochefort Stuart Davids
50 6508 Friday 9th March P694/6508 Catherine Hayes Stuart Davids
51 6509 Sunday 11th March P694/6509 Martin Allen Stuart Davids
52 6510 Monday 12th March 1 P694/6510 Simon Crowther Pip Short
53 6511 Monday 12th March 2 P694/6511 Simon Crowther Pip Short
54 6512 Wednesday 14th March P694/6512 Peter Whalley Pip Short
55 6513 Friday 16th March P694/6513 David Lane Pip Short
56 6514 Sunday 18th March P694/6514 Julie Jones Pip Short
57 6515 Monday 19th March 1 P694/6515 Joe Turner Tim O'Mara
58 6516 Monday 19th March 2 P694/6516 Joe Turner Tim O'Mara
59 6517 Wednesday 21st March P694/6517 Chris Fewtrell Tim O'Mara
60 6518 Friday 23rd March P694/6518 Jan McVerry Tim O'Mara
61 6519 Sunday 25th March P694/6519 Jonathan Harvey Tim O'Mara
62 6520 Monday 26th March 1 P694/6520 Jonathan Harvey Michael Kerrigan
63 6521 Monday 26th March 2 P694/6521 John Fay Michael Kerrigan
64 6522 Wednesday 28th March P694/6522 Mark Wadlow Michael Kerrigan
65 6523 Friday 30th March P694/6523 Stephen Russell Michael Kerrigan
66 6524 Sunday 1st April P694/6524 Mark Burt Michael Kerrigan
67 6525 Monday 2nd April 1 P694/6525 Stephen Bennett Neil Alderton
68 6526 Monday 2nd April 2 P694/6526 Joe Turner Neil Alderton
69 6527 Wendesday 4th April P694/6527 Carmel Morgan Neil Alderton
70 6528 Friday 6th April P694/6528 Jan McVerry Neil Alderton
71 6529 Sunday 8th April P694/6529 Chris Fewtrell Neil Alderton
72 6530 Monday 9th April 1 P694/6530 Julie Jones Kay Patrick
73 6531 Monday 9th April 2 P694/6531 Debbie Oates Kay Patrick
74 6532 Wednesday 11th April P694/6532 Jayne Hollinson Kay Patrick
75 6533 Friday 13th April P694/6533 Martin Allen Kay Patrick
76 6534 Sunday 15th April P694/6534 Peter Whalley Kay Patrick
77 6535 Monday 16th April 1 P694/6535 Chris Fewtrell Stuart Davids
78 6536 Monday 16th April 2 P694/6536 Chris Fewtrell Stuart Davids
79 6537 Wednesday 18th April P694/6537 Joe Turner Stuart Davids
80 6538 Friday 20th April P694/6538 Mark Burt Stuart Davids
81 6539 Sunday 22nd April P694/6539 David Lane Stuart Davids
82 6540 Monday 23rd April 1 P694/6540 Jan McVerry Pip Short
83 6541 Monday 23rd April 2 P694/6541 Peter Whalley Pip Short
84 6542 Wednesday 25th April P694/6542 Julie Jones Pip Short
85 6543 Friday 27th April P694/6543 Jayne Hollinson Pip Short
86 6544 Sunday 29th April P694/6544 Jonathan Harvey Pip Short
87 6545 Monday 30th April 1 P694/6545 Mark Wadlow Tim O'Mara
88 6546 Monday 30th April 2 P694/6546 Mark Wadlow Tim O'Mara
89 6547 Wednesday 2nd May P694/6547 Damon Rochefort Tim O'Mara
90 6548 Friday 4th May P694/6548 Stephen Bennett Tim O'Mara
91 6549 Sunday 6th May P694/6549 Simon Crowther Tim O'Mara
92 6550 Monday 7th May 1 P694/6550 Peter Whalley Terry Dyddgen-Jones
93 6551 Monday 7th May 2 P694/6551 Stephen Bennett Terry Dyddgen-Jones
94 6552 Wednesday 9th May P694/6552 Catherine Hayes Terry Dyddgen-Jones
95 6553 Friday 11th May P694/6553 David Lane Terry Dyddgen-Jones
96 6554 Sunday 13th May P694/6554 Carmel Morgan Terry Dyddgen-Jones
97 6555 Monday 14th May 1 P694/6555 Chris Fewtrell Mike Adams
98 6556 Monday 14th May 2 P694/6556 Stephen Russell Mike Adams
99 6557 Wednesday 16th May P694/6557 Martin Allen Mike Adams
100 6558 Friday 18th May P694/6558 Jonathan Harvey Mike Adams
101 6559 Sunday 20th May P694/6559 Jonathan Harvey Mike Adams
102 6560 Monday 21st May 1 P694/6560 Debbie Oates Tony Prescott
103 6561 Monday 21st May 2 P694/6561 Simon Crowther Tony Prescott
104 6562 Friday 25th May P694/6562 Julie Jones Tony Prescott
105 6563 Sunday 27th May P694/6563 Damon Rochefort Tony Prescott
106 6564 Monday 28th May 1 P694/6564 Peter Whalley Kay Patrick
107 6565 Monday 28th May 2 P694/6565 Peter Whalley Kay Patrick
108 6566 Wednesday 30th May P694/6566 David Lane Kay Patrick
109 6567 Friday 1st June P694/6567 Simon Crowther Kay Patrick
110 6568 Sunday 3rd June P694/6568 Stephen Bennett Kay Patrick
111 6569 Monday 4th June 1 P694/6569 Joe Turner Michael Kerrigan
112 6570 Monday 4th June 2 P694/6570 Joe Turner Michael Kerrigan
113 6571 Wednesday 6th June P694/6571 Mark Wadlow Michael Kerrigan
114 6572 Friday 8th June P694/6572 Jayne Hollinson Michael Kerrigan
115 6573 Sunday 10th June P694/6573 Damon Rochefort Michael Kerrigan
116 6574 Monday 11th June 1 P694/6574 Martin Allen Pip Short
117 6575 Monday 11th June 2 P694/6575 Mark Burt Pip Short
118 6576 Wednesday 13th June P694/6576 Chris Fewtrell Pip Short
119 6577 Friday 15th June 1 P694/6577 Julie Jones Pip Short
120 6578 Friday 15th June 1 P694/6578 Jonathan Harvey Pip Short
121 6579 Monday 18th June 1 P694/6579 Joe Turner Duncan Foster
Kay Patrick
122 6580 Monday 18th June 2 P694/6580 Jayne Hollinson Duncan Foster
Kay Patrick
123 6581 Wednesday 20th June P694/6581 Stephen Bennett Duncan Foster
Kay Patrick
124 6582 Friday 22nd June P694/6582 Martin Allen Duncan Foster
Kay Patrick
125 6583 Sunday 24th June P694/6583 Simon Crowther Duncan Foster
Kay Patrick
126 6584 Monday 25th June 1 P694/6584 Peter Whalley Terry Dyddgen-Jones
127 6585 Monday 25th June 2 P694/6585 Mark Wadlow Terry Dyddgen-Jones
129 6586 Wednesday 27th June P694/6586 Catherine Hayes Terry Dyddgen-Jones
130 6587 Friday 29th June P694/6587 Julie Jones Terry Dyddgen-Jones
131 6588 Sunday 1st July P694/6588 Jonathan Harvey Terry Dyddgen-Jones
132 6589 Monday 2nd July 1 P694/6589 Debbie Oates Mike Adams
133 6590 Monday 2nd July 2 P694/6590 Debbie Oates Mike Adams
134 6591 Wednesday 4th July P694/6591 Chris Fewtrell Mike Adams
135 6592 Friday 6th July P694/6592 Damon Rochefort Mike Adams
135 6593 Sunday 8th July P694/6593 John Fay Mike Adams
136 6594 Monday 9th July 1 P694/6594 Stephen Bennett Tony Prescott
137 6595 Monday 9th July 2 P694/6595 Stephen Bennett Tony Prescott
138 6596 Wednesday 11th July P694/6596 Peter Whalley Tony Prescott
139 6597 Friday 13th July P694/6597 Peter Whalley Tony Prescott
140 6598 Sunday 15th July P694/6598 Martin Allen Tony Prescott
141 6599 Monday 16th July 1 P694/6599 Stephen Russell Neil Alderton
142 6600 Monday 16th July 2 P694/6600 Stephen Russell Neil Alderton
143 6601 Wednesday 18th July P694/6601 Damon Rochefort Neil Alderton
144 6602 Friday 20th July P694/6602 David Lane Neil Alderton
145 6603 Sunday 22nd July P694/6603 Mark Wadlow Neil Alderton
146 6604 Monday 23rd July 1 P694/6604 Chris Fewtrell Pip Short
147 6605 Monday 23rd July 2 P694/6605 Mark Burt Pip Short
148 6606 Wednesday 25th July P694/6607 Julie Jones Pip Short
149 6607 Friday 27th July P694/6607 Simon Crowther Pip Short
150 6608 Sunday 29th July P694/6608 Jonathan Harvey Pip Short
151 6609 Monday 30th July 1 P694/6609 Jayne Hollinson Duncan Foster
152 6610 Monday 30th July 2 P694/6610 Jan McVerry Duncan Foster
153 6611 Wednesday 1st August P694/6611 Stephen Bennett Duncan Foster
154 6612 Friday 3rd August P694/6612 Chris Fewtrell Duncan Foster
155 6613 Sunday 5th August P694/6613 Chris Fewtrell Duncan Foster
156 6614 Monday 6th August 1 P694/6614 Julie Jones Terry Dyddgen-Jones
157 6615 Monday 6th August 2 P694/6615 Julie Jones Terry Dyddgen-Jones
158 6616 Wednesday 8th August P694/6616 Peter Whalley Terry Dyddgen-Jones
159 6617 Friday 10th August P694/6617 Catherine Hayes Terry Dyddgen-Jones
160 6618 Sunday 12th August P694/6618 Damon Rochefort Terry Dyddgen-Jones
161 6619 Monday 13th August 1 P694/6619 Simon Crowther John Anderson
162 6620 Monday 13th August 2 P694/6620 Simon Crowther John Anderson
163 6621 Wednesday 15th August P694/6621 David Lane John Anderson
164 6622 Friday 17th August P694/6622 Mark Burt John Anderson
165 6623 Sunday 19th August P694/6623 Mark Wadlow John Anderson
166 6624 Monday 20th August 1 P694/6627 Joe Turner Pip Banyard
167 6625 Monday 20th August 2 P694/6625 Joe Turner Tony Prescott
168 6626 Wednesday 22nd August P694/6626 Jonathan Harvey Tony Prescott
169 6627 Friday 24th August P694/6627 Martin Allen Tony Prescott
170 6628 Sunday 26th August P694/6628 Lucy Gannon Tony Prescott
171 6629 Monday 27th August 1 P694/6629 Lucy Gannon Alan Wareing
172 6630 Monday 27st August 2 P694/6630 Damon Rochefort Alan Wareing
173 6631 Wednesday 29th August P694/6631 David Lane Alan Wareing
174 6632 Friday 31st August P694/6632 Jayne Hollinson Alan Wareing
175 6633 Sunday 2nd September P694/6633 Peter Whalley Alan Wareing
176 6634 Monday 3rd September 1 P694/6634 Debbie Oates Stephen Moore
177 6635 Monday 3rd September 2 P694/6635 Debbie Oates Stephen Moore
178 6636 Wednesday 5th September P694/6636 Mark Burt Stephen Moore
179 6637 Friday 7th September P694/6637 Mark Wadlow Stephen Moore
180 6638 Sunday 9th September P694/6638 Joe Turner Stephen Moore
181 6639 Monday 10th September 1 P694/6639 Stephen Bennett Jerry Smith
182 6640 Monday 10th September 2 P694/6640 Jonathan Harvey Jerry Smith
183 6641 Wednesday 12th September P694/6641 Chris Fewtrell Jerry Smith
184 6642 Sunday 16th September P694/6642 and P694/6643 Jan McVerry
Simon Crowther
Jerry Smith
185 6644 Monday 17th September 1 P694/6644 Chris Fewtrell Duncan Foster
186 6645 Monday 17th September 2 P694/6645 Simon Crowther Duncan Foster
187 6646 Wednesday 19th September P694/6646 Jayne Hollinson Duncan Foster
188 6647 Friday 21st September P694/6647 Stephen Bennett Duncan Foster
189 6648 Sunday 23rd September P694/6648 Mark Burt Jerry Smith
190 6649 Monday 24th September 1 P694/6649 Carmel Morgan John Anderson
191 6650 Monday 24th September 2 P694/6650 Julie Jones John Anderson
192 6651 Wednesday 26th September P694/6651 Jan McVerry John Anderson
193 6652 Sunday 30th September P694/6652 and P694/6653 Catherine Hayes
Martin Allen
John Anderson
194 6654 Monday 1st October 1 P694/6654 Peter Whalley Tony Prescott
195 6655 Monday 1st October 2 P694/6655 Peter Whalley Tony Prescott
196 6656 Wednesday 3rd October P694/6656 Damon Rochefort Pip Banyard
197 6657 Friday 5th October 1 P694/6657 David Lane Pip Banyard
198 6658 Friday 5th October 2 P694/6658 Mark Wadlow Tony Prescott
199 6659 Monday 8th October 1 P694/6659 Mark Burt Alan Wareing
200 6660 Monday 8th October 2 P694/6660 Stephen Bennett Alan Wareing
201 6661 Wednesday 10th October P694/6661 Lucy Gannon Alan Wareing
202 6662 Friday 12th October 1 P694/6662 Carmel Morgan Alan Wareing
203 6663 Friday 12th October 2 P694/6663 Martin Allen Alan Wareing
204 6664 Monday 15th October 1 P694/6664 Jonathan Harvey Tim Dowd
205 6665 Monday 15th October 2 P694/6665 Jonathan Harvey Tim Dowd
206 6666 Wednesday 17th October P694/6666 Jan McVerry Tim Dowd
207 6667 Friday 19th October P694/6667 David Lane Tim Dowd
208 6668 Sunday 21st October P694/6668 Peter Whalley Tim Dowd
209 6669 Monday 22nd October 1 P694/6669 Joe Turner Michael Kerrigan
210 6670 Monday 22nd October 2 P694/6670 Joe Turner Michael Kerrigan
211 6671 Wednesday 24th October P694/6671 Simon Crowther Michael Kerrigan
212 6672 Friday 26th October P694/6672 Julie Jones Michael Kerrigan
213 6673 Sunday 28th October P694/6673 Jayne Hollinson Michael Kerrigan
214 6674 Monday 29th October 1 P694/6674 Debbie Oates Duncan Foster
215 6675 Monday 29th October 2 P694/6675 Joe Turner Duncan Foster
216 6676 Wednesday 31st October P694/6676 Peter Whalley Duncan Foster
217 6677 Friday 2nd November P694/6677 Chris Fewtrell Duncan Foster
218 6678 Sunday 4th November P694/6678 Jayne Hollinson Duncan Foster
219 6679 Monday 5th November 1 P694/6679 Mark Wadlow John Anderson
220 6680 Monday 5th November 2 P694/6680 Mark Wadlow John Anderson
221 6681 Wednesday 7th November P694/6681 Damon Rochefort John Anderson
222 6682 Friday 9th November P694/6682 Carmel Morgan John Anderson
223 6683 Sunday 11th November P694/6683 Martin Allen John Anderson
224 6684 Monday 12th November 1 P694/6684 Simon Crowther Pip Short
225 6685 Monday 12th November 2 P694/6685 Simon Crowther Pip Short
226 6686 Wednesday 14th November P694/6686 Julie Jones Pip Short
227 6687 Friday 16th November P694/6687 Jonathan Harvey Pip Short
228 6688 Sunday 18th November P694/6688 Lucy Gannon Pip Short
229 6689 Monday 19th November 1 P694/6689 Martin Allen Alan Wareing
230 6690 Monday 19th November 2 P694/6690 Martin Allen Alan Wareing
231 6691 Wednesday 21st November P694/6691 Jayne Hollinson Alan Wareing
232 6692 Friday 23rd November P694/6692 Mark Burt Alan Wareing
233 6693 Sunday 25th November P694/6693 Stephen Bennett Alan Wareing
234 6694 Monday 26th November 1 P694/6694 Julie Jones Illy
235 6695 Monday 26th November 2 P694/6695 Jonathan Harvey Illy
236 6696 Wednesday 28th November P694/6696 Catherine Hayes Illy
237 6697 Friday 30th November P694/6697 Mark Wadlow Illy
238 6698 Sunday 2nd December P694/6698 Peter Whalley Illy
239 6699 Monday 3rd December 1 P694/6699 Joe Turner Tim Dowd
240 6700 Monday 3rd December 2 P694/6700 Joe Turner Tim Dowd
241 6701 Wednesday 5th December P694/6701 Jan McVerry Tim Dowd
242 6702 Friday 7th December P694/6702 David Lane Tim Dowd
243 6703 Sunday 9th December P694/6703 Chris Fewtrell Tim Dowd
244 6704 Monday 10th December 1 P694/6704 Julie Jones Tim O'Mara
245 6705 Monday 10th December 2 P694/6705 Julie Jones Tim O'Mara
246 6706 Wednesday 12th December P694/6706 Lucy Gannon Tim O'Mara
247 6707 Friday 14th December P694/6707 Damon Rochefort Tim O'Mara
248 6708 Sunday 16th December P694/6708 Jan McVerry Tim O'Mara
249 6709 Monday 17th December 1 P694/6709 Debbie Oates Duncan Foster
250 6710 Monday 17th December 2 P694/6710 Debbie Oates Duncan Foster
251 6711 Wednesday 19th December P694/6711 David Lane Duncan Foster
252 6712 Friday 21st December P694/6712 Peter Whalley Duncan Foster
253 6713 Sunday 23rd December P694/6713 Jonathan Harvey Duncan Foster
254 6714 Monday 24th December 1 P694/6714 Mark Wadlow Stuart Davids
255 6715 Monday 24th December 2 P694/6715 Chris Fewtrell Stuart Davids
256 6716 Tuesday 25th December P694/6716 Simon Crowther Stuart Davids
257 6717 Wednesday 26th December P694/6717 Martin Allen Stuart Davids
258 6718 Friday 28th December P694/6718 Stephen Bennett Pip Short
259 6719 Sunday 30th December P694/6719 Joe Turner Pip Short
260 6720 Monday 31st December 1 P694/6720 Chris Fewtrell Pip Short
261 6721 Monday 31st December 2 P694/6721 Damon Rochefort Pip Short

Main cast



  • Violet Wilson suffers from an ecoptic pregnancy and loses her baby. She also damages her fallopian tubes which could mean she can't have children.
  • Jason Grimshaw starts accepting responsibility to his baby daughter Holly, but is still reluctant to adopt her.
  • Michelle and Ryan Connor move into No.12. Jealous Steve McDonald continues to try to sabotage Michelle's relationship with Sonny Dhillon.
  • Danny Baldwin sells his share of Underworld to Paul Connor, despite having unofficially left it to his son Jamie when he disappeared in December. Paul's wife Carla Connor wants to start her own denim business and gives the Underworld staff overtime to make dungarees for her, an arrangement Paul isn't happy with.
  • Plumber Roger Stiles fixes Janice Battersby's heating. After a few dates, Roger asks Janice to go to France with him for three months. She accepts.
Tracy gets revenge on Charlie Stubbs
  • Ken and Deirdre Barlow are still worried that Charlie Stubbs is abusive to their daughter Tracy and ask Ken's son Peter Barlow, who has arrived from Portsmouth, to find out more. Charlie beats Peter up when Tracy tricks him into thinking Peter is someone she picked up. After being given community service, Charlie tells Tracy he wants her out of his house. While trying to get Charlie to change his mind by giving him a lapdance, Tracy hits him over the head with a lamp, a blow she hopes is fatal, revenge for his affair with Maria Sutherland last year. As Tracy is interviewed in the police station, Charlie dies in hospital. Tracy says it was self-defence, and neighbours Claire Peacock and Gail Platt tell the police about Charlie's violent behaviour, unaware that Tracy has been misleading them for months. When Tracy is denied bail she hires a new solicitor, leaving Ken and Deirdre wondering how they're going to afford the legal bills. David Platt accompanies a distraught Maria to Charlie's funeral but is rebuffed when he tries to kiss her. He decides to support Tracy and tells the Barlows about Charlie trying to drown him. He also says he saw Tracy kill Charlie. When Tracy is granted bail, she talks to David and realises he is lying, but having already given the police his statement he can be useful - although David hints that he wants something in return.
  • Bill Webster returns to Weatherfield, telling the Websters that his marriage to Maureen is over. Audrey Roberts invites Bill to move in with her.
  • Fiz Brown lets her brother Chesney move in with her in their mum Cilla's absence as she doesn't think Les Battersby-Brown is looking after him properly. Cilla soon returns but Chesney has gone missing with his dog Schmeichel. When he turns up, Fiz insists that despite Cilla being back Chesney is still staying with her at the Salon flat.
  • Norris Cole registers with Classmates Reunited and persuades Rita Sullivan to look up some of her old friends.
  • Kelly Crabtree thinks Liam Connor is interested in her but he's really after Joanne Jackson.
  • Jodie and Wilf Morton arrive to inspect the empty bakery, which has been bought by Jerry Morton.
  • Roy and Hayley Cropper make some money by selling some of Roy's old comics.


  • Becky Granger meets up with her old friend Slug, who convinces her to go for a joyride with him in Hayley's car. After being deserted by Slug, Becky leaves the car, but the police find it with her coat inside, incriminating her. Later, a fire starts in Roy's Rolls, and Lloyd Mullaney rescues Becky, who is the only person inside at the time. The street residents, including Roy and Hayley, are convinced Becky was behind the fire, but when the cause turns out to be an electrical fault, Hayley tries to apologize to Becky but Becky, who has lost her job over the fiasco, leaves the street. A heartfelt Hayley tracks Becky down and offers her her job back.
Sean is shocked to find out Sonny is seeing Michelle
  • Sean Tully is surprised when he meets Sonny as he already knows him; they have a romantic history together. Sean agrees not to tell Michelle about his bisexual past. Meanwhile, Steve and Tracy have been seeing more of each other and after Amy's birthday party they sleep together. Steve regrets it at first and tells Tracy it was a one-off, but when Michelle appears jealous upon seeing them together, he decides to keep the relationship going longer. On a night out, Steve finds Sean and Sonny kissing, and delights in the knowledge that he has ammunition against Michelle's boyfriend. Sean plans to finish with Sonny but Sonny convinces him to continue the affair, while Sonny allays Michelle's fear that he is going to dump her by proposing to her.
  • Cilla has started feeling guilty over her treatment of Chesney and becomes determined to win him back. Fiz meanwhile is struggling to take care of Chesney on her wages alone while Les and Cilla continue to claim child benefits. Cilla lures Chesney to No.5 and spoils him with home comforts, and Chesney decides to move back there.
  • Rita receives a visit from Doreen Fenwick, an old friend from her singing days.
  • Kelly and Joanne have a bust-up in the factory when Joanne reveals she had a fling with Liam. Paul sacks Joanne when it becomes clear she and Kelly won't work together.
  • Jason panics when Holly goes missing, though Eileen has only taken her for a walk. The event makes Jason reconsider his commitment to taking care of Holly and he decides to contact social services, hoping they'll take her away, but he's disappointed when they don't. Eileen is furious and tells Jason that she will bring up Holly with or without his help.
  • David decides not to testify for Tracy after all, but seeing her desperation he changes his mind, but in exchange for sex. Tracy bargains with David, agreeing to sleep with him after the trial.
  • Tyrone Dobbs takes possession of an old metal detector. When he doesn't find anything, he gives it to Chesney, who detects something large in the Peacock's garden which turns out to be an old bomb. The street is evacuated while a bomb disposal unit remove the device.
  • Carla is having trouble finding a workforce for her denim business, but Becky agrees to recruit workers from her hostel, providing Carla with cheap labour.
  • Claire meets up with Casey Carswell, a girl she has been counseling through the voluntary phone service she works for. Casey has been struggling since her baby died.


  • Upon hearing about Sonny's proposal, Steve tells Michelle about Sonny and Sean kissing but Sean talks his way out of it. Liam and Paul aren't convinced and, under pressure, Sean tells them the truth. They make him tell Michelle, who is devastated and dumps Sonny. When Ryan hears about it he steals Sonny's car but the police catch him and make him return it. Sean and Sonny try to continue their affair but Sean ends it when he realises they can't have a normal relationship in the Street.
  • The factory is understaffed so Liam gives Janice her job back when she returns from France. Kelly meanwhile quits the nightshift as she can't cope with the other dayshift staff's jibes. To sort out the staffing problems, Carla brings in Polish workers from the nightshift, including Wiki Dankowska.
  • Jamie has a surprise encounter with ex-girlfriend Leanne Battersby. Leanne says she's been making money in the property market and she becomes interested in buying No.7. Leanne breaks into Janice's flat so she has somewhere to live while Janice is away. When Janice returns, she's impressed by how much money Leanne appears to have, until she sees Leanne meeting an older man and realises she's a prostitute. Janice tries to stop Leanne meeting her clients but Leanne refuses to quit. Leanne isn't happy when she finds out Liam has put in a higher offer for No.7 than her.
  • David puts pressure on Tracy to sleep with him before the trial, or he won't testify. The pair have a secret meeting in Charlie's old flat but Jason sees them enter on CCTV and tells David's sister Sarah. Deirdre overhears Sarah warning Tracy and confronts Tracy with the tape, though Tracy convinces her to destroy it. The Barlows prepare for the trial - Tracy enters a not guilty plea but Deirdre is having doubts about Tracy's account of Charlie's death and speaks to Claire, Steve and David behind Tracy's back. Meanwhile, Peter flirts with Maria and when they're seen together by Tracy, Tracy attacks Maria, who will be testifying against her in court. The night before the trial, Tracy tells Deirdre the truth about Charlie's murder and how she has manipulated everybody,
    The Mortons move into No.6
    leaving Deirdre wondering whether she can bring herself to lie for Tracy. The trial begins. The evidence weighs against Tracy and David's testimony doesn't help her at all. Deirdre decides to take the stand against Ken's recommendation but she lets Tracy down as the prosecution makes her contradict herself.
  • The Morton family move into No.6 - single dad Jerry, as well as Jodie, twins Darryl and Mel, Kayleigh and granddad Wilf. On their first day in the street, they upset the other residents with their loud music. While Jerry opens his Victoria Street kebab shop, Kayleigh is unhappy with the move and goes to stay with her mum Teresa Bryant.
  • Paul hits Ryan when he hears about him joyriding. Carla is surprised by his extreme reaction and his subsequent sacking of Sean, which results in the factory staff going on strike. When Paul goes missing, Liam gives Sean his job back to settle the strike. Liam confesses to Carla that Paul was driving under the influence and crashed, resulting in Ryan's dad Dean's death. Paul returns and Carla assures him the secret is safe with her.
  • Liz McDonald meets delivery man Derek and they hit it off. Derek asks her out but Liz goes for a meal with her partner Vernon Tomlin instead, though they meet up again subsequently.
  • Violet is told by the doctor that there is still a chance that she can conceive.
  • Doreen moves into the Kabin flat with Rita.


  • The jury finds Tracy guilty of murder, and she receives a life sentence. Tracy asks Ken and Deirdre not to visit her in prison, telling them she blames them for everything.
  • Claire has to leave her son Freddie in the Casey's care but when she returns they're both gone. Casey returns saying she took Freddie for a drive.
  • Leanne decides not to buy No.7, so Liam buys the house and moves in. The pair have been getting on well lately but when she realises she can't tell him about her soliciting she tries to cool their relationship.
  • Janice is worried she and the other factory girls will lose their jobs because of the cheap labour influx, and contacts the Immigration Department, tipping them off about illegal immigrants. Polish workers Wiki and Kasia Barowicz check out, but Joanne is arrested, having come to the UK illegally when she was eight. Janice admits her guilt to her co-workers and when Joanne returns they agree to support her appeal.
  • Liz is getting tired of Vernon's free-spirited attitude and is becoming more interested in Derek but when Vernon suddenly proposes, she accepts. The day is spoiled when Vernon stands Liz up at a dinner date, as he has got drunk and passed out while celebrating, so Liz meets up with Derek instead. They continue seeing each other and spend the night together.
  • Bill wants to buy the builders' yard, and Audrey agrees to invest in the yard, allowing Bill to buy it. Bill proposes to Audrey but she turns him down.
  • Peter returns to Portsmouth without saying goodbye to Maria. Adam Barlow goes with Peter when he's offered a job.
  • Jerry finds out that Kayleigh has been shoplifting, and that Teresa has gone on holiday leaving Kayleigh and her younger son Finlay Bryant at home. Jerry takes them both to live at No.6. Jerry buys Mel and Darryl a car for their 18th and invites the neighbours to a party to make amends. His efforts are undone however when a massive shed is crane-lifted into the Mortons' garden.
  • Holly's mum Emma shows up at No.11 with news - Charlie is Holly's dad, not Jason. Charlie had used Jason's name when he met her, and Emma was none the wiser until she saw Charlie's photograph in the newspaper in the wake of the court case. Emma wants Holly back, and Jason is prepared to give her up but Eileen isn't. When Jason fails to make Eileen see reason, he goes to stay with the Platts. Eileen realises she's fighting a losing battle and decides to run away with Holly but Jason convinces her to hand Holly over to social services.
Kasia falls to her death
  • Carla's night shift staff finish an important order on her dungaree business, but in a freak accident Kasia falls down the stairs and dies while carrying some boxes for Carla. Panic-stricken Carla summons Paul, who waits until 8am to phone the ambulance as by law Kasia cannot work in the factory before then. Wiki is persuaded to lie the police and Health and Safety is satisfied that the death was an accident, but Paul and Liam have a hard time convincing the staff there wasn't any wrongdoing. When Paul denies Carla usage of the factory for her business, Carla hints to Michelle that her brothers are keeping a secret from her. Michelle gets Liam to admit the truth about Dean's death. Michelle confides in Steve, who takes that moment to move in for a kiss, but she rejects him again.
  • Vera Duckworth wants husband Jack to help more around the house but Vera slips on some magazines he has put on the stairs, hurting herself. Molly Compton gives her Holly's baby monitor so she can call Jack for help whenever she needs it.


  • Ken is in a quandary over his marriage, which has been strained by the court case. He goes to see Denise Osbourne, a former Coronation Street resident who had a baby with Ken in 1995. For ten years Ken has had no contact with Denise or their son Daniel, but he now wants to be a proper father. Ken has an awkward meeting with Daniel but Denise thinks Ken should prioritise making up with Deirdre. He tries to do so but it only results in another row, prompting Denise to step in and try to talk sense into them. Deirdre slaps Denise in the Rovers, which causes Ken to move out of No.1, hoping some time apart will make Deirdre see sense.
  • Mel applies to join the police.
  • Paul is ignoring Carla's attempts to reconcile. He's surprised when he hires a prostitute and it's Leanne. Paul is angry that Leanne is deceiving Liam but can't do anything about it as Leanne will tell Carla about his passion for prostitutes. Leanne is almost caught out when Dev asks her to find a villa for him and she has to admit to Liam that she lost her job in the property market. Feeling she is about to be found out, Leanne quits her escort job but when Carla persuades Leanne to buy a restaurant with her, she takes it back. Leanne is shocked when a client of hers recognises her during a business meeting with Carla, but fortunately for her the man doesn't know her real name.
Claire wakes up to find the house on fire
  • Gail and Claire conspire to have Darryl's shed removed by the council, as they're tired of Darryl's music playing. Jerry agrees to sort it out but when he doesn't, Claire steals the stereo from the shed. Ashley and Joshua Peacock go on holiday, leaving Claire with Freddie, but during the night a fire starts in the house and as it quickly spreads, Claire is incapacitated while trying to rescue Freddie. Jamie and Kirk enter the house and get Claire to safety but as the firefighters arrive Freddie isn't rescued in time. Ashley returns and is just taking in the news that his baby son is dead when the police tell him Freddie wasn't in the house at the time. Further, the fire was started deliberately. Freddie is found unharmed in the park. The police arrest Claire and question her about her history of mental health issues but release her without charge.
  • Vernon goes on tour with his band. Liz continues her affair with Derek but finds out that Derek's wife Linda knows he is cheating on her.
  • Violet starts seeing Gary, but it doesn't work out.
  • Steve is determined to beat Paul at golf, unaware that Paul is the club champion, so to stop him losing money Michelle lets Steve know. Michelle finally admits to Steve that she cares about him and they get together. Their attempts to be alone together are continually scuppered however because of their parental responsibilities.
  • The kennels are closed when the wrong dog is castrated, and Kirk Sutherland is left unemployed, though he promises to pay sister Maria back her share. Meanwhile, Fiz is surprised when she finds out Chesney's English teacher is John Stape, an old flame, and as they spend time together, Fiz realises it's John she wants to be with. When Kirk proposes to Fiz to show he's serious about their future, Fiz turns him down and tells him their relationship is over. Kirk is hurt when he later finds out that she dumped him for somebody else.
  • Rita phones the council to find out when Doreen's flat will be ready for her to move back in, only to find out it's been ready for ages. Doreen moves out when Rita confronts her. Rita later feels guilty and meets up with Doreen again.


A car crash leaves Paul dead
  • Through Frank Taylor, Carla finds out about Leanne's escorting. Carla sets Paul up by phoning Leanne's agency, pretending to be Leanne, to set up a meeting between them. When he's found out, Paul admits he's been hiring prostitutes for three years, and Carla finishes with him, adament that it's for good this time. Faced with losing everything, Paul tells Leanne to leave Weatherfield or he'll tell Liam about her job. Leanne's surprised however when Paul bundles her into his car boot, and phones Liam, asking to meet him. Paul is distracted while he drives and the car collides with another vehicle after running a red light. Paul dies in hospital but Leanne has only minor injuries. Leanne has to tell Liam the truth, and news of her profession quickly spreads through the street. Paul's funeral is held in Ireland. Michelle doesn't tell Ryan the circumstances of Paul's death but Vernon lets it slip.
  • The Peacocks go for a break to the Isle of Man, with Kirk covering Ashley at the shop. When they return, Claire becomes paranoid that the arsonist will try to hurt them again. The police question Casey, who Clare thinks did it, but she is released without charge.
  • Following her brief relationship with Gary, Violet has a date with Tam, but even though it's going well Violet panics and leaves. She later admits to Sean that she wants to have a baby, and doesn't care who the father is, so has been trying to get pregnant. Violet later considers fertility treatment but Sean suggests he could father her baby.
  • Liz becomes worried that Linda will find out she is Derek's mystery woman and finishes with Derek.
  • Kirk is preoccupied with figuring out who Fiz is dating. He finds out when Fiz accuses him of wrecking her scooter out of spite. The real culprit was Sophie Webster.
  • It's exam time but David has been skipping his exams. He only attends one, but when he hands the paper in he sets it alight. Headmaster Mr Griffin interrupts Bethany Platt's birthday party at No.8 to speak to Gail. David decides to leave school but is forced to get a job to earn his keep. Bill gives him a job at the builders' yard, while Gail lets Jason move into No.8. At the yard, Jason tries to be friendly with David and admits to a fear of heights, but David exploits this by taking the ladders away while Jason is working on a roof. David is sacked when Bill finds him sawing up good timber, though Audrey bails him out by giving him a job at the salon.
  • Denise asks Ken how long he is staying with her, but he isn't sure himself. His mind is made up when Denise misinterprets his intentions and tries to kiss him - he's moving back in with Deirdre immediately. He promises to stay in touch with Daniel, and returns to No.1.
  • After reading Wilf's (fake) obituary in the newspaper, Blanche starts thinking about death and decides to have a wake now, while she is still alive. When the 'mourners' admit what they really think of her, however, Blanche decides to start being nice to people, although it doesn't last long.
  • Jerry becomes interested in Eileen, but Eileen has just started seeing Pat Stanaway.
  • Unable to cope with running the factory so soon after Paul's death, Liam takes a break and leaves Hayley in charge. Hayley is a poor boss however as the staff don't respect her authority and take advantage of her unconfrontational nature. She also gives Joanne her job back. Carla reveals Paul has left her his share of the factory.
  • When Carla backs out of buying the restaurant with Leanne, Leanne decides to buy it herself but is £10,000 short so decides to resume her escort work. Meanwhile, Janice meets up with Roger again when he returns from France and they get back together. Janice convinces Roger to give Leanne a loan.


  • Violet agrees to have a baby with Sean. They awkwardly start sleeping together and quickly concieve. Jamie finds out about and doesn't understand why Violet had to resort to it. They decide to keep it secret for now.
  • Suspecting that Eileen's new man Pat might be married, Steve and Lloyd stake out at his house and see him with a woman. They tell Eileen but she already suspects he's married and plans to confront him about it, however she does her best to ignore it instead. He comes clean when he leaves his phone at the cab office and Steve reads multiple text messages from the many women he has on the go. Eileen dumps him when she finds out. Depressed, she invites herself to Steve's holiday to Malta.
  • Molly and Tyrone's plans to move out of No.9 are scuppered when Jack's back goes, meaning they have to take care of him and the already ill Vera. Quickly tiring of it, they contact the Duckworth's relatives to see if anyone will help out. Jack and Vera's grandson Paul Clayton shows up but Tyrone is jealous of the closeness between Jack and Paul.
  • Leanne starts work at the restaurant but she has trouble getting used to dealing with the accounts and can't pay Roger back right away. Janice makes her feel guilty that Roger is penniless in the meantime. She also has trouble getting along with the staff and fires the chef when she finds out he isn't professionally trained. She hires Paul as his replacement.
  • With Hayley struggling to run the factory, Carla takes over and quickly earns the respect of the staff. She also promotes Hayley and gives Rosie the PA job that Sally had been wanting. Liam returns and, unsure about working with Carla, offers to buy her share of the factory but she refuses. As the majority shareholder, Carla goes over Liam's head to sack Joanne again. Citing her tryst with Liam, Joanne has the grounds to claim unfair dismissal but Carla pays her not to pursue it. Joanne leaves the street.
  • The public smoking ban takes effect. Blanche objects to people leaving cigarette ends outside the Rovers.
  • Liz returns and Derek convinces her to resume their affair, though she quickly regrets it and confesses to Linda. Linda throws Derek out but he returns the favour by spilling the beans to Vernon. Liz realises how badly she has treated Vernon and tries to stop him moving to Spain.
    Casey causes trouble for Ashley and Claire
    As Lloyd drives Vernon to the airport, he plays a tape Liz has given him which contains songs that remind Vernon of his time with Liz. He decides not to move.
  • Sarah and Jason decide to get married.
  • Ashley and Claire still aren't seeing eye-to-eye and Claire goes to stay with her mum for a while. In the meantime, Ashley and Claire both find themselves confiding in Casey, but they don't realise she is doing her best to keep them estranged, acting as a confidante to Claire while helping out at No.4 for Ashley and advising both of them to give each other space even though they want to reconcile. Ashley is grateful for Casey's support and they end up sleeping together. Claire decides to return home.
  • Sally decides to study English Literature. John offers to tutor her.
  • Cilla loses her job at Wong's Chippy. She takes her anger out on Jodie, who gets her own back by kidnapping Schmeichel, who she thinks is Cilla's dog, but she returns him when she finds out Chesney is his owner.


Steve sings with Shania, unaware of the the surprise that awaits him
  • In Malta, Steve finds a hotel but he and Eileen have to share a bed. Things pick up when he meets Shania - but as they move to the bedroom Shania reveals he's a transvestite and leaves. An embarrassed Steve convinces Eileen to keep quiet about Shania when they return to Weatherfield, for Michelle's sake. Michelle finds out and is angry at first but forgives him, while Eileen, Lloyd and Jamie enjoy taking the mickey. Steve and Michelle go to Ireland to visit Michelle's parents.
  • Although Claire is back at No.4, Claire still thinks Ashley and the neighbours think she started the fire and lashes out at people. Casey begins stalking the Peacocks and convinces Claire to go back to her mum's until she feels better, upon which Casey unofficially moves into No.4 on the pretext of helping Ashley, which doesn't go unnoticed by the curious neighbours. Ashley develops feelings for Casey but when Claire returns, apparently recovered, she asks Casey to leave. Casey however is in love with Ashley and meets up with him, imploring him to leave Claire.
  • David goes on a few dates with Mel, which arouses Sarah's curiosity. Sarah fills Mel in on David's history, prompting Mel to stand David up. To save face, David tells Amber Kalirai that he slept with Mel then dumped her, although when Jerry finds out about this David is forced to apologize to Mel. Later, David tells Jason that he wants his family dead. David later surprises everyone by revealing he passed the single exam he sat.
  • Leanne feels guilty when Roger has to move in with her and Janice as he can't pay his rent. She tries to raise money to pay Roger back by finding someone to invest in the restauraunt - Dev turns her down, but Paul offers, using money stolen from Jack. Leanne accepts.
  • Norris learns his ex-wife Angela Hawthorne has recently died. At the funeral, he meets Angela's other ex-husbands George Trench and Ivor Priestley. As they celebrate Angela's death, Norris reveals he is planning to propose to someone, but doesn't reveal who.
  • Cilla takes her career in a new direction and gets a job at a care home. She flirts with elderly Frank Nichols when she finds out he's rich. Frank is taken with her and gives her a job as his full-time carer.
  • Tyrone goes to Spain when he finds out his mother Jackie Dobbs has been arrested there.
  • Carla moves out of No.12 and back into her and Paul's flat. Carla accuses Liam of still harbouring feelings for Leanne.
  • Jack and Vera celebrate their golden anniversary in the Rovers.
  • Jerry and Eileen go on a date. They get on well and later use Darryl's shed to escape from Jerry's kids.
  • Hayley's Auntie Monica dies. At the funeral, Roy defends Hayley against her judgemental family. Hayley's uncle gives her some odds and ends which belonged to Monica and among them are some letters which reveal that Hayley had a son who Monica had prevented from contacting her.


  • Ashley tells Casey he is devoted to Claire but she doesn't believe him. Desperate and deranged, Casey kidnaps Freddie. Ashley finds them in Casey's flat, where Casey admits it was she who set fire to No.4. When Ashley spurns her, Casey prepares to jump off the balcony with Freddie. They're interrupted by Claire, who phones the police. To stall Casey, Ashley admits to his affair to Claire and pretends to agree to marry Casey. Casey is arrested,
    Christian reacts badly to the news that Hayley is his father
    but Ashley's betrayal sees him thrown out of No.4 by Claire, who is resolute that their marriage is over.
  • Norris takes Rita out to dinner and unexpectedly pops the question. Rita turns him down.
  • Hayley decides to locate her son and hires a PI, who tells her her son is Christian Gatley. Hayley breaks the news about Christian to Roy. Although upset that she lied to him about being a virgin, he agrees to support her if she's honest from now on, a promise she quickly breaks she she introduces herself to Christian as Harold's sister. Roy's disapproval creates a rift between them until Hayley tells Christian the truth. Christian is disgusted that Hayley is his father and punches her. Hayley makes Roy feel guilty as it was his advice that led to her alienating her son. When Roy breaks down at Freshco's, he and Hayley agree to try to work things out.
  • Gail asks David to start paying rent. When he refuses, Audrey takes the money out of his wages and gives it to Gail. David is furious and walks out of No.8. He's picked up by the police sporting cuts and bruises which he says were caused by Gail assaulting him. He's warned for wasting police time. Feeling defeated, David causes upset by cutting the hair off one of Bethany's dolls. He then volunteers to stash some ecstasy tablets for a friend of Darryl's but Bethany finds one of the pills in her doll's head and swallows it. When Sarah gets home, Beth starts convulsing and is taken to hospital, where under pressure David admits what happened. Beth recovers, and the police let David off with a caution, but it's the final straw for Gail, who tells David to move out and stay away from his family. Audrey goes against Gail's wishes by letting him stay with her.
  • Fiz is furious when Cilla goes on holiday, leaving Chesney with Kirk. Cilla is taken with Las Vegas starts thinking about moving there.
  • Jodie is continually left looking after Kayleigh and Finlay while Jerry and Eileen go out together. She's delighted when Lloyd collects Kayleigh for her.
  • Violet and Sean go for their first scan. Sean chats up sonographer Marcus Dent and they exchange phone numbers. Violet and Sean start telling their friends about their baby news. When Sean and Marcus start dating, Violet feels left out and ends up seeing more of Jamie again, accompanying him to his mum's wedding.
  • Tyrone doesn't trust Paul and puts off looking for a flat for himself and Molly so he can stay at No.9 and keep an eye on him. Tyrone's fears seem justified when he overhears Paul calling himself Mr. Duckworth on the phone. He tries to expose Paul for opening Jack's mail but it backfires as it turns out to be a delivery note for a present Paul bought Jack and Vera. Tyrone knows Paul is guilty of something but is forced to apologize. To avoid any future problems, Paul has the loan company send any letters to the restaurant instead of No.9. Paul later steals more money from Jack but it's Tyrone who is caught with it, making him appear guilty.
  • John realises that Sally has a crush on him. To get out of going to the theatre with her he invites Kevin and Fiz along.
  • Carla strikes up a good working relationship with customer Tony Gordon. Liam is jealous of them spending so much time together but he is diverted by a flirtatious Maria.
  • Vernon books his and Liz's wedding for 31st December. Steve hopes they will move out when they get married but Liz and Vernon intend to live in the Rovers.


  • Liam confronts Carla about her seeing Tony, under the pretence of looking out for Paul's memory, but in a heated argument he kisses Carla. Carla is angry and pushes him away. As Carla and Tony grow closer, Liam distracts himself by seeing more of Maria, who surprises him by getting him a dog, Ozzy.
  • Two heavies arrive at Valandro's looking for Paul. Leanne reluctantly gives them his address, but when Paul begs Tyrone tells them he doesn't him.
  • With Roy and Hayley away, Becky confronts Christian about the way he treated Hayley. When they return, Roy finds out Christian left Manchester rather abruptly. Hayley decides to sign up for volunteer work in Africa, which will mean leaving immediately for a whole year. There is only one place available but Hayley goes at Roy's urging.
  • David is still getting the short thrift from the Platts. He tries to make peace with Sarah and Jason but Gail tells him that saying sorry isn't enough. When he finds out he's not invited to the wedding, David becomes determined to ruin the occasion by inviting Jason's brother Todd, with whom Sarah has a history. Sarah's fuming when Todd arrives but when they work out David's scheme they call a truce. His plan failed, David loosens the bolts on the scaffolding at the builder's yard balcony, which causes Jason to fall to street level when he leans on it.
    Sarah and Jason marry
    Jason is soon discharged from hospital but is in crutches for the wedding. David's last hope vanishes when his dad phones to say he can't make the wedding. Sarah and Maria find a suicide note from David, who has disappeared, but Sarah rips it up, certain that it's another of David's stunts, and doesn't tell Gail about it. As the congregation sets off for the wedding, David leaves a telephone message for Gail, telling her she'll finally be rid of him, and he drives his car into the canal. The police arrive at the church just as Sarah and Jason are exchanging vows, telling Gail that David's car has been found. Though Gail and Audrey leave, and the wedding goes ahead without them at Sarah's insistance. David later turns up unharmed, and a relieved Gail is determined to take care of him after the "suicide attempt". In front of Sarah, however, David expresses his delight that he managed to ruin her wedding after all.
  • Ashley tries to worm his way back into No.4, but Claire isn't ready to get back together with him yet.
  • When Frank dies, Cilla is invited to his will reading, but only receives £500. Dismayed, she sells a necklace Frank bought her but gets £45,000 for it. She immediately starts planning a new life in Las Vegas, but Fiz is furious that she is willing to leave Chesney behind. Cilla leaves regardless, with Chesney staying at No.5 with Kirk.
  • Lloyd asks Jodie out, but they have to cancel their date when Jerry goes out with Eileen and leaves Jodie with the kids. Jerry later feels guilty but while trying to make amends he agrees to go on a trip to Milan with some friends, leaving Jodie in the lurch again. Lloyd gets Eileen to babysit Kayleigh and Finlay while he goes out with Jodie, but when Eileen catches Kayleigh leaving the house to go clubbing she has to phone Jodie to deal with it.
  • Sean decides to be a full-time dad to Violet's baby. Marcus is angry when Sean tricks him into revealing that the baby is a boy, even though Violet didn't want to know.
  • Leanne is annoyed when Roger charges her for fixing a leak in the restaurant. When Paul buys into the restaurant, Leanne uses the money to pay Roger back.
  • Rosie is jealous of Maria and Liam's relationship, and wants Liam for herself. When she interferes with their meeting plans, Liam tells Rosie that she is just a little girl and doesn't have a chance with him. Later, Rosie is impressed when John talks to her like an adult, and she kisses him. John reciprocates. John isn't interested in taking things any further but Rosie easily seduces him and they begin an affair. He's shocked when Rosie decides to return to school so that he will be teaching her.


  • In the wake of David's suicide attempt, the Platts are doing their best to to support him, except Sarah, who is angry when Jason cuts short their honeymoon by insisting they return home. While Todd returns to London, David tells Sarah he intends to wreck her marriage. He steals her wedding dress and throws it into a bag of cast-offs the Mortons use to dress their guy for their bonfire. When Audrey tells Sarah she's taking David back at the salon, Sarah quits and gets a job as a waitress at Valandro's. Sarah and Jason make peace after weeks of arguing. David responds by trying to convince Sarah that Jason and Becky are interested in each other. Sarah is disbelieving.
  • Vernon takes Liz to Paris for her 50th birthday. Finally alone with Michelle in the Rovers, Steve suggests she and Ryan move in, assuring her that Liz and Vernon will find their own place. Unbeknown to them, Liz has assumed Steve and Michelle will do the same.
  • Rosie and John are nearly caught kissing at No.13. To explain his presence to the Websters, John says he was going to ask Sally if she wanted to continue their lessons. Sally misinterprets John's intentions and during a lesson admits to having feelings for him. She's humiliated when he doesn't reciprocate. When John accepts Fiz's invitation to move into the salon flat with her and Maria, he decides to end things with Rosie. On her first day back at school, Rosie dresses provocatively and flirts with John. When Rosie chats to a boy called Lee, a jealous John warns Sally that Lee is a troublemaker. Fiz, meanwhile, has noticed Sally's interest in John and thinks there might be more going on between them than English lessons.
    Rosie and John are nearly caught
    She tells Kevin about her suspicions. They agree to follow their partners to see if they've arranged to meet, but their alibis check out on this occasion. Elsewhere, Rosie convinces John to give her poorly written essay an A. Sally notices the inexplicable high grade and John explains that he was trying to encourage Rosie academically.
  • A woman enters the factory and attacks Carla. The woman, Tony's wife Lindsey, warns Carla to stay away from Tony, and that he is a control freak. While Liam tries to convince Carla to dump Tony, Maria discovers she's pregnant and breaks the news to Liam.
  • Jerry returns and makes peace with Jodie by giving her a week off work. When Finlay gets a spark from the bonfire in his eye while under Jodie's care, however, Jerry blames Jodie for being distracted by Lloyd. Lloyd decides that Jodie has too much baggage and dumps her. Tired of Jerry's interference in her life, Jodie decides to move to London right away, ignoring Jerry's last-minute pleads with her not to go. Jerry finally has to take on the responsibilities of running the shop and looking after the kids by himself, and when he realises that he hasn't even noticed Kayliegh has been going clubbing for months, he rethinks his priorities and ends his relationship with Eileen.
  • Violet is appalled when Jason announces the sex of her baby to the Rovers regulars, having found out from Sean. Violet makes it clear to Sean that it is her baby, not his. Violet soon finds herself growing closer to Jamie again. They decide to raise Violet's baby together, but Sean meanwhile has decided he wants to be a proper dad to his son. He's distressed when Violet and Jamie tell him their news and seeks legal advice. As Violet and Jamie move into No.12 flat, however, Sean apologizes for his behaviour and does his best to support them by lending them money to pay their deposit. Meanwhile, Violet's outgoing sister Lauren Wilson arrives in the Street.
  • Claire goes on a singles night to prove that she has no intention of getting back together with Ashley. When she drunkenly tries to kiss Kevin, Kevin takes her home. The night convinces Claire that she loves Ashley and she agrees to let Ashley move back in.
  • Norris decide to propose to Doreen, although Rita warns him against it. He's surprised to learn that Ivor and George have both already proposed to her.
  • Vera becomes taken with the idea of moving to Blackpool permanently. Jack's not so keen but goes along with it for Vera's sake.
  • Steve meets his dad Jim McDonald when he is released from prison. Steve warns Jim not to inferere with Liz's impending nuptials with Vernon.


Liz marries Vernon after all
  • Steve gives Jim a job at Street Cars to help him get back on his feet. Liz is initially wary of Jim being around but over time she becomes more receptive. She soon realises that Vernon does not excite her as Jim did and, on her wedding day, decides not to marry Vernon. Jim seizes the opportunity to tell Liz he still loves her but she rejects him. Their argument is witnessed by Vernon, who tries to attack Jim but Jim punches him. Feeling sorry for Vernon, Liz decides to marry him after all and the wedding goes ahead.
  • After an argument with Carla about Tony, where Liam is accused of being jealous, Liam immediately proposes to Maria, who accepts and also agrees to move in with Liam. Carla later tells everyone about her kiss with Liam but Liam convinces Maria it meant nothing.
  • Norris withdraws his marriage proposal to Doreen.
  • Ryan starts noticing a car following him around. Liam confronts the driver, Nick Neeson, who tells him that he's Ryan's dad, although Michelle denies the possibility. After finding out where Nick lives, Michelle goes to his house and is disturbed when a boy Ryan's age who looks like Dean answers the door. Nick tells Michelle that he believes that their sons were mixed up in the hospital when they were born. Michelle refuses a DNA test but after a difficult few weeks decides she has to know the truth.
  • Harry Mason and son Dan arrive to take over the Rosamund Street Turf Accountant. Dan immediately pressures Lloyd to pay up the £400 he owed to the previous owner. He's annoyed however when Harry moves into the bookies' flat with him when his wife throws him out.
  • David steals Jason's phone and returns it to Sarah, saying he found it. He later sends a flirtatious text message to it from Becky's phone which Sarah reads, once again causing Sarah and Jason to row. When Sarah confronts an oblivious Becky, Jason realises David is behind it. Gail decides that as Sarah and David aren't getting on, Sarah and Jason should move out. Gail's successful half-brother Stephen Reid comes to visit and David sweet-talks him into offering him a job in Milan. Sarah's furious that David is being rewarded for his bad behaviour and decides to play him at his own game by stashing ecstasy tablets in his drawer at the salon, only to "find" them and show Audrey. David loses his job opportunity, but Sarah persuades Stephen to offer her the job. Jason agrees to move to Milan for Sarah's sake, although he himself is not keen. David warns Jason that Sarah has stitched them both up. At the train station, Sarah admits to Jason that she planted the drugs on David. Jason is shocked that she would stoop to David's level and move to another country just to get revenge, and refuses to go with her. Sarah and Beth leave for Milan without him.
  • When Jack and Vera announce that they are moving, Paul tells Jack about the loan he took out in his name. An angry Jack gives Paul money to pay off the loan.
  • Rosie is becoming tired of sharing John with Fiz and tells him she wants a proper relationship. John tries but fails to dump Fiz. On Christmas Day, John accidentally gives Rosie and Fiz each other's presents. Fiz assumes it's Sally's gift she has received and accuses her at No.13, but when Rosie enters with Fiz's gift, everyone realises the truth. An enraged Kevin beats John up and is arrested for assault by the police, leaving him worried that he will face a prison sentence.
  • Lauren moves in with Eileen.
  • Mel is accepted into the police force.
  • Becky, Chesney and Kirk spend Christmas Day with Roy in the café, as he faces the festive season without Hayley.

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Unknown residence - Kelly Crabtree, Tony Gordon, Wiki Dankowska, Joanne Jackson, Marcus Dent

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