Friday, 22 July 2016

Preview of tonight's double Coronation Street - Friday 22 July

Friday 22nd July
LEANNE RESOLVES TO CONFRONT THE BABY’S FATHER Leanne makes Simon promise to keep the baby a secret but refuses to discuss who the dad is. Simon’s hurt and Leanne feels guilty. As Simon passes Liz and Michelle, his shopping bag splits and a babygrow falls out. Leanne rushes over and quickly covers, making out it’s for a friend of hers. Leanne confides in Steph that she’s going to break the news to the father of her baby. Leanne hugs Simon and assures him she’ll love him just as much as her new baby. Leanne heads to the Rovers, but realising her news would be best delivered without an audience, she phones the daddy and summons him outside.
SALLY’S SOIREE GOES WITH A BANG An excited Sally reveals to Tim that the Mayor of Weatherfield and his partner will attending their soiree. Meanwhile Yasmeen sets about drumming up guests for her rival party. With the party in full swing, Sally enjoys playing hostess. Ken, Norris and Freddie tuck into the canapés while Craig waits on. When Martin the Mayor arrives with his partner Terence, Sally’s put out to see they’ve brought their dog with them. In contrast, Yasmeen’s soiree is a scant affair with few guests and the thumping music from next door only highlighting the downbeat mood. As Sally lights the sparklers on her croquembouche, angry Yasmeen barges her way in demanding they turn their music down. To Sally’s horror, the mayor’s dog escapes through the open front door.
JOHNNY HAS A DATE When a delighted Jenny announces that Johnny’s given her a month’s trial as a machinist, Kate, Sinead and Beth are pleased for her. Touched by his kindness, Jenny thanks Johnny for giving her a chance. Johnny suggests they go out for dinner to celebrate.
ELSEWHERE Gail and Audrey gently suggest to David he needs to start thinking about Kylie’s funeral and what she would have wanted. Erica returns from her mother’s and immediately detects that Dev’s behaving strangely. Dev admits to Erica he slept with Mary at the spa hotel. Mary is as shocked by his revelation as Erica.

Friday 22nd July
LEANNE DELIVERS HER BABY NEWS As Leanne confronts the unsuspecting dad he is shell-shocked at the news, and rounds on her calling her irresponsible and the row escalates. She  assures him that she doesn’t want any money and doesn’t expect him to play any part in their child’s life. He’s horrified to realise she intends to keep the baby. Leanne explains to the father how this could be her last chance to have a baby. Despondent he is forced to agree.
PEACE COMES TO THE STREET Sally’s party guests search in vain for the Mayor’s dog. Sally blames Yasmeen, pointing out that if she hadn’t barged her way in the dog wouldn’t be missing. Sally lambasts Yasmeen, telling her that if they don’t find the Mayor’s dog she’ll be a laughing stock at the Town Hall and it’ll be the end of her career. At her wit’s end, Sally opens up to Yasmeen and explains how she came from a rough background and has only ever wanted to better herself. Yasmeen softens towards her and suggests they’re two of a kind. Sally and Yasmeen return to No.4 firm friends. They’re taken aback to find Sharif, Tim, Martin, Terence and their dog watching a DVD.
JENNY’S LEFT OUT IN THE COLD Realising she’s been stood up by Johnny and masking her disappointment, Jenny heads to the Rovers for a drink with Kevin. Still cut up over Caz, Kate asks Johnny to spend the evening in with her. Johnny hasn’t the heart to tell her he should be on a date with Jenny. Johnny finally calls for Jenny and apologising profusely explains he had a family crisis. Jenny’s sympathetic but insists they call it a night. Johnny’s disappointed.
ELSEWHERE Mary’s flattered but assures Dev that he passed out drunk at the spa hotel and nothing happened between them. Gail and Audrey arrive home to find David, Max and Lily colouring in at the table. David explains they’re making things for Kylie’s funeral. Gail’s choked with emotion.

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Anonymous said...

I wondered wouldn't the loud music from Sally's party also disturb her other next door neighbors,the Platts?The family with two young children whose mother was just murdered?
I would've loved it if David or Gail demanded the music be turned down and make Sally realise what a self centered snob she is.

Louby said...

Is it just me, or is Sally not funny any more? Tim has taken over the humour for both of them, and does so extremely well.

When I saw the picture as a thumbnail, I hoped she had made a Ferrero Rocher pyramid!

Pat said...

Quite agree Louby, Sally is not funny at all just a really nasty self centred woman.

Ancient corrier said...

The 'whose the daddy' senario would have been quite good, if they hadn't already leaked the information beforehand.

Rapunzel said...

I agree Ancient Corrier. I am very glad they didn't string it out any longer. It would have been like adding insult to injury after the big spoiler.

On another note, a great reconciliation scene between Yasmeen and Sally. I thought their respective parties (soirées!) were farcical but like where the silly storyline ended up.

Anonymous said...

Tim's going to have an affair..just watch.

Ancient corrier said...

Hold your breath Rapunzel... I think there's a twist coming, I still think Peter is the daddy !!!

Rapunzel said...

I would have liked that twist, Ancient Corrier, but Leanne said she hadn't slept with anyone else since Kal died.

It will make for a weird rivalry between Amy and Simon. They're step cousins due to Peter and Tracy being step-siblings. This new child will be a sibling for Simon, but not a blood one, as Leanne is his adoptive mother. But It will be a blood half-sibling to Amy, but this time not a cousin - step or otherwise.

Rapunzel said...

No way - he's too laid back and lazy.

And he loves our Sal.

Pat said...

Felt like a completely useless scene watching Nick and Robert go into the Rovers when we all knew Leanne was going to see Steve. What was the point?

coconno196 said...

It was meant to fool us into thinking one of them was the daddy. There have also been hints that it could be Zeedan, a bit pervy considering he was almost her stepson. These scenes were filmed ages ago, before the producers decided to leak that Steve is the daddy, thus making the scenes, and various other red herrings, meaningless.

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