Emotions are running high on Coronation Street in the week ahead, with one relationship about to end just before Christmas, and drunken antics leading to some rash decisions.
Here’s your guide to the big stories in the week ahead on Corrie.
Monday 17th December – 7.30pm and 8.30pm
Kate and Rana on the rocks
Could the love story between Kate and Rana soon be over? This week the newly-engaged couple have a blazing row after Rana admits she doesn’t want a baby at all.
In the Bistro, Kate bites her tongue when Michelle innocently talks about hers and Robert’s baby plans. Kate calls in to Adam’s office and explains her earlier deal with Robert to father her child is off but as Adam cracks open a bottle of scotch, Kate looks at him through new eyes, her mind whirling. Fuelled by alcohol, a determined Kate seduces Adam into kissing her passionately.
Later at the flat, Rana insists she doesn’t want to break up with Kate but later Alya tells Rana that Imran saw Kate and Adam getting frisky in the office. Rana confronts Kate and insists the relationship is over.
Evelyn is dogging Roy!
After a night searching for Cerberus, Evelyn and Roy awake in the Woody to find a police officer accusing them of engaging in lewd conduct.
They are let off with a warning. Later, Tyrone, Evelyn and Roy are out dog hunting when they spot a man walking Cerberus and follow him home. Evelyn demands her dog back but when she has no proof the dog belongs to her, the man laughs in her face.
Later, the dognapper catches Evelyn, Roy and Tyrone attempting to break in to his back garden and calls the police.
Wednesday 19th December – 7.30pm and 8.30pm
Brian’s future hangs by a thread
When Brian is sent home during the nativity final run through by Phil for exhaustion, he drowns his sorrows in the Rovers but he decides he has every right to watch the show so drunkenly sneaks in to the back of the hall with Cathy.
David, Shona, Mary, Maria, Kevin and Tyrone are also in the audience while Phil paints himself a hero to the governors. When Jack spots Brian he, Liam and the others revert to the rap version of the play which is a resounding success.
Jealous Phil calls Brian up on stage but as Brian takes a bow, Phil hitches his belt to the Angel Gabriel’s harness and hoists him in the air. Phil looks on smugly – but later when he follows Brian back to the Rovers, a confrontation looms…
Friday 21st December – 7.30pm and 8.30pm
Tim gets carried away with the Christmas spirit
Tim invites Gina to move in with him and Faye. When Sally phones home, Gina is duplicitous and plays Tim and Sally off one another, leaving both crushed about their relationship.
At the Street Cars Christmas party at the Bistro with Eileen, Steve and Tracy, Tim hits the bottle, and a drunk Tim angrily declares his wife did the dirty so it’s time he did the same – which is music to the ears of Gina.
After being kicked out of the Bistro, Tim stands atop the fire escape on Victoria Street singing carols and Gina climbs up to fetch him down. An emotional Tim admits he misses Sally but back at No.4, a maudlin Tim thanks Gina for being there and plants a kiss on her.
Jenny takes a tumble
Jealous Jenny has been getting carried away with her suspicions about Johnny and Liz, and ends up coming a cropper.
In Friday night’s episode Jenny gets into a row with Johnny over his sympathy for Liz after her dastardly ex Jim and his new love Hannah are released without charge after their failed blackmail plot.
But Jenny misses her footing and ends up falling down the stairs.