Coronation Street spoilers: Ali Neeson is forced to admit his addiction to Ryan

Ali Neeson recovers and admits to Ryan that he is addicted to diazepam (second part of our preview of tonight's hour-long special)

A terrified Ryan calls for an ambulance for Ali Neeson in Coronation Street. Regaining consciousness Ali’s horrified to realise that Ryan has called the emergency services. Covering his condition he sends the paramedics away. Cancelling his date with Maria, Ali admits to a shocked Ryan that he’s addicted to diazepam. Begging Ryan to help him, he explains how he couldn’t cope after Cormac’s death and turned to drugs. Ryan returns with Robert who assures Ali he’s here to help. As Ali agrees to go cold turkey, Robert and Ryan promise him he’ll get through it.

As Bernie’s accused of shoplifting she’s taken aback to discover the security guard is her old flame, Kel. After talking him round a bickering Gemma and Bernie return home to a knock at the door, Bernie’s invited Kel for tea to say thanks.

Gemma, Bernie, Coronation Street

Bernie gets a blast from the past… but how does Gemma feel about it?

Gary lies to Kate saying his wealthy mate Derek gave him the money and he simply wanted to help fund her travels. As her family and friends gather in the pub for Kate’s leaving do, Sophie reveals she’s staying and has enrolled on business management course, Paula’s thrilled.

Paula, Kate, Coronation street

It’s good news for Paula and Kate

Coronation Street continues next week on ITV.