Carla's back in Weatherfield!
It’s almost 18 months since Carla Connor fled the cobbles for Devon following the disaster that was her wedding to Nick Tilsley.
Given the traumatic nature of her departure, you’d be forgiven for thinking she’d never want to set foot in Weatherfield again. But now she’s back – and not a moment too soon as far as her brother Aidan is concerned.
He desperately needs her to help him save the family business. Elsewhere, Leanne’s love life is looking up – or is it? – and Steve may regret knocking back a little too much Christmas spirit!
Carla’s back in Weatherfield – but how will she react to Aidan’s plea to save Underworld?
In the Rovers, Peter is wary when handsome B&B guest Chris gets chatting to Toyah
Eva, however, wastes no time in persuading Chris to buy Leanne a drink
Leanne and Chris seem an ideal match. Later, the pair join Steve and Tracy for an afternoon drinking session – but is Chris too good to be true?
With Fiz forced to spend Christmas away from Weatherfield, Tyrone, Ruby and Hope plan a special festive surprise for her
The early Christmas dinner is enjoyed by all!
Meanwhile, Aidan begs Johnny to sell the factory to him rather than Matthew Singh
When he refuses, Aidan suggests to Matthew that they become partners. He refuses, but can Alya change his mind?
With all hope seemingly lost, Aidan plays his last card…
…while Steve and Tracy get tipsy at the carol concert
Afterwards, Tracy is amused as Steve outlines his tactics for finding his ‘perfect woman’
She then kisses him and drags him back to No. 1! Is this really what Steve wants for Christmas? Watch another dramatic week on the cobbles from Monday 18 December