Kevin Webster keeps it in the family.
Coronation Street’s Kevin Webster tells a frustrated Debbie that he can’t accept the money. Sensing that Sophie’s not enjoying her new course, Debbie urges her to follow her heart. After thinking over Debbie’s offer, Kevin tells her that he intends to share the money equally between himself, Sophie, Rosie and Jack.
At her school theatre rehearsal, Pastal-Blue launches herself at Asha, accusing her of stealing her boyfriend and calling her rank and ugly. Having heard about Asha’s crisis of confidence from Mary, Dev is taken aback.
When a parcel arrives in Asha’s name, he tears it open and is stunned to find a bottle of skin lightening cream. Ordering Asha to roll up her sleeves, he’s shocked at the sight of Asha’s red raw skin and rips down Asha’s posters of light-skinned Bollywood stars, asserting that nobody looks like that in real life.
But later, Mary discovers that Asha has taken her things and gone. When Asha tells Amy she’s leaving, Amy secretly texts Liz who offers her a sympathetic ear and assures her that her Dad loves her. As Asha admits she despises how she looks, can Liz convince Dev and Asha to talk over their differences?
Michelle opens up to Robert and tells him how Ray made a pass at her, she turned him down and now he’s making her life hell. Robert wants to confront Ray but Michelle implores him to let her fight her own battles.
However, Robert secretly phones Ray’s hotel company and applies for the chef vacancy in a different name. Ali, Maria, Ryan and Alya go for dinner at Michelle’s. Will the two girlfriends make a breakthrough with Michelle?
Fiz comes up with some ideas to bolster trade at the furniture shop. But when Gary discovers she’s been using his private ledger to make notes, he’s furious. Offended, Fiz tells him to stick his job and walks out. Jade persuades Gary to reinstate her at the shop, in turn securing her own job.
Paul remains intent on leaving. Billy tells Gemma of Paul’s plans and begs her to try and talk him out of it but she refuses, making out she doesn’t care. Will Gemma have a change of heart and ask Paul to stay?
This episode is an hour long special.