Paul begs for Eileen’s forgiveness (VIDEO)

Kylie and David express an interest in Eileen’s house so she invites them round to view tomorrow. At work the factory staff are supposed to be working to a deadline when Eileen hears that it’s Lesley’s funeral. On cue Paul walks into the factory begging her to come with him. As he apologises for not getting in touch sooner, Paul insists he can’t live without her and she realises she can’t let the man she loves walk out of her life again.

When Sophie witnesses sexual tension between Sunita and Karl she urges Dev to take Sunita out, offering to babysit. Wrong-footed by Dev Sunita’s forced to lie about her plans for the evening. But when she hears of Sophie’s involvement she asks her for a word and it becomes clear that Sophie suspects an affair.

Leanne’s fuming over Carla’s offer and goes to confront Peter. But he’s with the court officer, stressing how much of a stable family unit he and Carla provide, when Leanne bursts in revealing that Carla tried to bribe her into leaving.

Also, Rick tells Tommy he’s got another car for him to do and he lies to Tina about working late; Faye’s put out when Anna reveals she has another night shift and Mary will be looking after her.

*Second Episode, 8.30pm*

There are mutters of disapproval as Paul arrives at the church with Eileen. Paul delivers a loving eulogy, but outside her sister accuses him of abandoning Lesley for Eileen. Seeing Paul’s upset Eileen defends him, wondering where she was when Paul was caring for Lesley. Immediately regretting her outburst Eileen rushes back to the street where she recounts her ordeal in the pub. When Paul walks into the Rovers revealing he wants her to take down the For Sale sign and take him back because he loves her.

Tyrone’s bemused when Tina mentions Tommy is working late and heads over to the garage. Caught working on Rick’s car, Tommy’s forced to lie that he’s doing some valeting after hours. Tyrone buys it, but when he offers the same explanation to Tina she’s suspicious.

Karl goes to see Sophie, admitting Sunita has told him about her concerns. Playing Sophie, he appears guilty as he admits the real reason he and Sunita are close is that she’s helping him with his gambling problem.

Also, as a row breaks out between Leanne, Peter and Carla, the court officer is forced to step in and Carla’s gutted to realise she could have ruined his case; Faye’s fed up with Anna working, but Anna’s adamant they need the cash.