Maria Connor kisses Ali after they share a bottle of wine in this hour-long special...
Coronation Street‘s Maria Connor meets up with Rex, her internet date, in the bistro. However when Rex shows her some photos revealing that he likes to dress as a dog, she’s taken aback. When Ali suggests they might like a doggy bag for their leftover food, Rex storms out.
Maria’s mortified whilst Ali is bemused. Armed with a bottle of wine and an apology, Ali heads to Maria’s flat and the attraction is soon evident. Having finished the bottle, Ali leans in for a kiss and Maria kisses him back!
As Kate and Gary stare at the factory, Imran reveals he knows that Gary is now a suspect. He protests his innocence meanwhile Kelly approaches Faye looking for him. Gary assures Faye that he knows nothing about where Rick is or the roof collapse and Faye believes him. In the Rovers, Peter lunges at Gary, blaming him for destroying both Kate and Carla’s lives. Burdened with guilt, Gary calls at the solicitors’ office and tells Imran that he’s responsible for Rana’s death.
Beth puts pressure on Sean to find the money for her shares or she’s going to sell them to Paul. Kirk lets slip Beth’s plans to Sally who is furious. Sally confronts Beth who suggests Sally she make her an offer. Kirk’s appalled when Beth tries to auction off her shares. A meeting is called and the factory workers tell Beth they’ve agreed to buy her shares and divide them fairly amongst themselves. Beth begrudgingly accepts the deal.
Evelyn accuses Larry of doing a botch job of the cafe wiring and trying to fleece Roy. However Roy refuses to back her up leaving Evelyn frustrated. Evelyn returns home and confirms that she’s sorted out Larry the electrician. Roy worries that she’s done something foolish.
Chesney shows Gemma his plans to extend No.5 ahead of the babies’ births but Gemma’s convinced the house will still be too small. Desperate for more money, Gemma persuades Evelyn to give her some shifts at the shop but makes her promise to keep it a secret from Chesney.