It’s a bad day for Carla Connor as she refuses to visit Aidan’s grave on his birthday. Peter doesn’t give up on the idea and collars Johnny to ask him for a favour. Having convinced Carla her family has already visited, Peter guides her towards Aidan’s grave.
Back at the Rovers the Connors raise a glass to Aidan and Kate is outraged when Peter brings Carla to join them, angrily accusing her of killing Rana. As Kate storms into the back, Carla’s horrified when she receives a message online: “you destroy everything you touch”. Shakily handing her phone to Peter and Michelle, they are aghast to see the sender’s name is Rana!
When Emma announces she’s holding a Mr & Mrs contest at the Rovers, Gemma persuades reluctant Chesney to enter. Chesney is shaken when he steps into the path of a milk float and, faced with the ramifications of his death, resolves to make a will. Gemma insists that she would take on Joseph. Despite Gemma’s offer, Chesney asks Tyrone if he and Fiz will look after Joseph in the event of his death. How will Gemma feel when she hears what he’s done?
Gary takes charge of minding Harry for the day but when Mary calls on him to repair some damaged guttering at No.3 he forms a plan.
Instructed by Nick, David gives Natalie a series of menial tasks in the barbers to encourage her to quit. After getting her to clean the toilet, David asks Natalie to count and test all of the shampoo bottles. Sussing what he’s up to, Natalie agrees without complaint. Sinead’s a bag of nerves ahead of her final treatment session. Daniel tries to reassure her but she fears if it hasn’t worked she isn’t strong enough to go through it all over again.
First episode of Coronation Street tonight.