Digital Spy reports (via The People) that:
- Eileen will fall for a firefighter called Paul, who is yet to be cast. Son Jason will reportedly be embarrassed by the romance, and "flippant" Paul won't get along with everyone .
- Audrey will finally get together with cross-dressing friend Marc Selby after the pair become tipsy at her 71st birthday party.
- Meanwhile, Rita will start a relationship with the recently returned Dennis Tanner and the pair plan to marry. Roy's mum Sylvia Goodwin will compete for Dennis's affections.
- Newcomer Eva - Michelle Collins's on-screen daughter - flirts with Steve McDonald and Gary Windass before getting involved with Nick.
- Finally, Dev's daughter Amber will get with Tommy Duckworth after being expelled from university. However, Tommy is using Amber for Dev's money.