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Monday 1st February (episode 2)
Johnny menacingly reveals to Robert that he knows about his fling with Carla and suggests he should pull out of the bistro and walk away. Will Robert be fazed by Johnny’s threats? Meanwhile Aidan and Eva arrive at the O’Driscolls and are taken aback to realise they’ve been invited to a formal dinner party. Aidan desperately tries to get hold of Johnny who has got caught up with Carla, now blaming himself for her fateful night with Robert as she was reacting to the news that he’s her Dad. After dinner, Richie and Julia lead the guests into the lounge for karaoke. Aidan’s horrified but Eva saves the day and Richie’s impressed. As Aidan and Eva arrive home, unbeknown to them a teenage girls Marta quietly slips out of the back of the van, whilst Aidan berates Johnny for failing to show up at the O’Driscolls and letting him down yet again.
Sally lays into Jenny, Rita and Kate for upsetting Sophie. Kate’s mortified and insists she was only trying to help. Tim leads Kate back to No.4 and encourages she and Sophie to sort out their differences. Meanwhile Rita approaches Aidan about jobs for Jenny at the factory. Aidan offers Jenny a trial as the cleaner.
As Tyrone pours over the household accounts, Fiz switches off the heating and insists they wear an extra jumper instead. Tyrone’s deflated
As Phelan, Jason and Eileen enjoy a drink in the bistro, Kevin and Anna arrive for dinner. Phelan smirks at Anna unnerving her. Clearly upset, Mary refuses to leave the sanctuary of No.7, adamant everyone’s talking about her. At Dev’s request, Erica tries to speak to Mary but only makes matters worse.
Wednesday 3rd February
Robert calls on Carla and angrily tells her how Johnny threatened him. Pointing out that she’s more to lose than he has, Robert suggests she has a word with her Dad. Carla arrives at the factory with Richie in tow and is embarrassed to find Johnny and Aidan mid-row. Carla apologises to Richie and assures him it’s a one off. Dispatching Aidan and Richie, Carla rounds on Johnny, telling him about her visit from Robert and ordering him to stay out of her personal life.
Jenny’s nervous as she prepares for her first day at work. Furious to discover that Jenny’s the new cleaner at Underworld, Sally storms into the office and tells Aidan either he sacks Jenny or she’s resigning. How will Aidan respond? Meanwhile Sean and Beth are furious to discover someone has stolen their lunch. Beth’s then horrified to find a tenner missing from her purse. Sally and Beth reckon Jenny’s the culprit. As Rita and Jenny enjoy a quiet drink Sally approaches and pointing the finger, accuse a mortified Jenny of thieving from the factory staff.
Tyrone’s downbeat as Fiz hands him a cheap packed lunch. As Tyrone looks wistfully at Luke’s fish and chips, Luke takes pity on him and swaps half his lunch. Later Fiz and Tyrone are touched when Luke offers to increase his rent by £50 a month.
Simon’s thrilled when he’s picked for the football team. Leanne’s delighted to see him smiling for once. Erica calls at No.7 and drags Mary away from the TV, insisting they’re going shopping. Will Erica succeed in cheering Mary up?
Friday 5th February (episode 1)
The factory staff continue to give Jenny a hard time, adamant she’s the thief. As the girls head off for the evening, Jenny stays behind to give the place a good clean. Whilst Sophie and Tyrone finish up at the garage, Jack wanders out on to the forecourt and spotting Jenny over at the factory, waves to her. Kevin, Sophie and Tyrone search frantically for Jack, worried sick that Jenny may have snatched him again. In the factory, a tearful Jenny hugs Jack closely.
At Johnny’s suggestion, Sinead tells Aidan that he’d be best to use real women for the O’Driscolls modelling campaign. Aidan likes the idea. Calling in the Rovers he thanks Sinead, revealing the O’Driscolls loved her idea. But who will Aidan suggest should be their ‘real woman’ model? Meanwhile Kate implores Aidan and Johnny to bury the hatchet, threatening to cancel her wedding if they don’t.
Simon returns from his counselling session and Leanne’s pleased that he finally seems to be making some progress. With some encouragement from Zeedan, Leanne agrees to go clubbing with Eva.
When Erica drags Mary to the Rovers, Mary is surprised and gratified with the wave of support she receives from the factory girls. Sally calls Ken and Tim together for an election campaign meeting. With only 4 weeks to go Ken’s worried but Sally insists they rise to the challenge.
Friday 5th February (episode 2)
As Kevin scoops Jack into his arms, Jenny desperately tries to explain that she didn’t abduct Jack, but he came to her. Kevin and Sophie are disbelieving whilst Rita’s conflicted. Jenny pleads her case to Rita but it’s clear she isn’t convinced. Awash with guilt, Kevin reveals to Sophie and Anna how Jack told him he followed Jenny into the factory and she was telling the truth. As Jenny loads her things into a cab, Kevin approaches and apologises, asking her not to leave. As Rita also apologises for ever doubting her will Jenny agree to stay?
Leaving Leanne in the bistro, Eva heads to the factory looking for Aidan. Finding the factory office empty, Eva’s about to go when she notices some movement behind a pile of boxes. She’s startled when Marta reveals herself. Having brought Marta some food, Eva quizzes her and is shocked to hear the truth about how Marta came to be at the factory.
Leanne’s flattered when a good looking guy called Tom chats her up in the bistro and gives her his phone number.
Kate orders Johnny and Aidan to iron out their differences for the sake of the family. Johnny pours his heart out to Aidan, telling him how much he means to him and how much he loved Aidan’s mother. Will Aidan thaw towards him? Sally soft soaps Audrey and persuades her to hand over her address book in the hope it’ll contain some important contacts at the council.
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