So, now we know, as does Carla, exactly where the cash has come from for Aidan to have gained the wherewithal to be able buy into Underworld. Carla is irritated by him today as she takes on a tricky customer and Aidan appears to be doing very little to help while Carla is doing her best to secure a contract with the woman who is out power walking to test the bounceability of the prototype comfort bra.
With the appearance of Aidan’s dad, and his sister Kate, Carla is shocked to discover the source of Aidan’s money. Johnny himself has no money because he has been cleaned out by a girlfriend. He wants though, to have money to give his daughter a good wedding.
Carla is not happy and tells Aidan so, quite clearly. ‘I’m not a silly cow with cheap hair extensions you think you can win round with a bit of sweet talking.’ She then adds, ‘All I see is a cheat and a liar.’
You would have to have a heart made of granite not to feel for Yasmeen, who, in her grief, is driven to seek justice for her son Kal’s murder. Sharif attempts to dissuade her, to encourage her to put her focus onto Zeedan and Alya. Though rationally, Yasmeen may appreciate the sense in this, her character is such that she may well continue to pursue the prosecution of Tracy. She says that, ‘Tracy Barlow has ripped the heart out of this family and you want to do nothing?’ Yasmeen is fiery and passionate but Sharif is of a calmer disposition, therefore, not taking away from him any of the love he felt for his son, he seems more inclined to leave the past in the past, aware of how futile it might prove to pursue a prosecution.
Later though, Yasmeen has had a change of heart. She tells her family that she believes Tracy will be punished for what she has done, with or without her own involvement. She realizes that, ‘Kal would want me to put you first. My family is my priority.’
The strain tells on Tyrone’s face. He’s up very early to catch up with work and writes a note for Fiz. That’s all good except that Kevin finds Tyrone snoring at work. Hope has to have another scan and as Tyrone says, it is the waiting for the result that is so hard.
Kevin tries to make Tim see sense - Kevin is putting fires out everywhere tonight. He is doing his best to support Tyrone, offering him time off and showing understanding about the plight Fiz and Tyrone find themselves in. He is also doing his best to get Tim to swallow his pride and to go and marry Sally.
In Audrey’s salon, Sally is talking quite happily and tells Audrey that there is a fine line between ‘optimum hydration and bloating.’ Audrey listens politely and dares to say, ‘I don’t mean to be rude but everybody’s saying that the wedding is off.’
Sally looks stunning as do Rita, Faye and Sophie. The play list of love songs grinds on as Sally fusses over silver or gold dragees for the guests. As Sophie mentions, there is something strange about Sally, which is accentuated further as she stands in the Bistro, giving Tim ‘another twenty minutes.’ Rita is told off for her pitying looks at Sally, but nevertheless speaks out. ‘Sally love, you’ve got to stop this. You know yourself that you’re on a hiding to nothing.’
Finally, Tim turns up – Craig and Kevin in tow. It must have been Craig’s ‘I’ve lost my woman. I know how it feels. It hurts like hell’ speech that did the trick.
So Tim and Sally are married. He tries to carry her over the threshold, then does his back in, dumps Sally onto the ground unceremoniously, then they both hobble off into the house.
And Caitlin had a valid excuse all along, which comes as a massive relief to Craig and to viewers. Beth is clearly pleased that her son is happy. What strikes me as odd though, is that young people are so internet savvy that surely via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other methods I know nothing about, they would have been able to get in touch somehow. Beth is suitably encouraging about her son’s teenage romance.
Beth brings hope to all who wish to shed a few pounds, ‘If you break biscuits into tiny pieces, the calories will fall out.’ That would put paid to the diet industry! Beth knows it’s not true and so do we.Download our free App | Follow on Twitter @CoroStreetBlog | Like on Facebook | Visit Corrie.net
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