Henry Newton watches Rita put a cheque for £15k in a draw, from an annuity that has matured. In the street he is accosted by two heavies who insist he repays Cressida’s family £20k for the wedding. Back at the flat he rifles through the drawer. Will he steal the cheque? And will Rita catch him in the act?
Embarrassed by her drunken behaviour the night before Dev is cool with Gina and when she arrives dressed to the nines for the golf club dinner her tells her they are not going.
Johnny and Jenny enjoy fuelling speculation about their changes to the Rovers but refuse to allow anyone to have a preview before the big relaunch night. Later, they throw open the doors of the Rovers and everyone files inside.
Maria admits to Claudia she’s hit a snag raising her funds for the salon and asks for a few more days’ grace.
Audrey begs Gail to give Lewis her blessing but Gail instructs her to choose between them. Gail tells David that Audrey has fallen under Lewis’s spell and needs saving. David summons Audrey to the salon and locks the door behind her. Audrey’s outraged when Gail appears from the back, declaring she’s staging an intervention.
Sean casually asks Carla if she’s hiring machinists, pretending to have a friend in need of a job. Carla invites Sean to pass on their CV. When Carol’s discharged from hospital Billy reveals he’s found her a place at a clinic. Sean encourages her to take it and she agrees to meet them later.
Feeling in the way at Billy’s now Sean’s in residence, Emma searches for a flat. Maria invites her to move into her spare room.
First episode of Coronation Street this evening.