Monday 15th December (episode 2)
Kylie’s a bag of nerves as an oblivious David cuts Callum’s hair, even accepting a £20 tip to spend on Max. When Callum then announces he’ll be in the Bistro later at the same time as the salon staff party, Kylie’s horrified. Arriving at the bistro she hisses at him to leave her alone but he insists she meets him later or he will call at No.8. Kylie’s trapped. Is Callum about to reveal his identity to the Platts and blow her secret or will she succumb to his demands?
Zeedan gleefully tells Gary that Owen’s taken over the sauna job at the gym. Alya attempts to calm Gary, who’s furious with Kal for employing Owen. He feels he stands no chance against her family’s machinations but Alya reminds him she makes her own decisions and will meet him later. But will Alya stay true to her word?
Tracy continues her charm offensive on Carla but snaps when Leanne reminds her about the overdue shop rent. What is she up to?
In the bistro, Gail catches impatient Erica helping herself to a drink, leaving the money on the bar. Irked by Erica’s brass neck, Gail orders Nick to throw her out and when he fails to do so, Gail flounces out herself. Feeling guilty, Erica offers to take over Gail’s duties. Nick’s impressed by Erica’s flair for customer service and offers to pay her, but she hands him her number and asks him to call instead! Sean’s desperate to make a good impression as Billy arrives at No.11 for tea. Despite Todd’s snide comments, Billy enjoys the Grimshaws’ company. Will they agree to see each other again?
Wednesday 17th December
David’s suspicious as to where Kylie got to when she slipped out last night. Kylie tries to talk her way out of trouble but when David admits he’s struggling to trust her, Kylie feels terrible for putting a strain on their marriage. Meanwhile David’s furious when Tyrone buys the corner shop’s best Christmas tree from under his nose. He demands Tyrone relinquish it but he refuses and they tussle in the street. Who will be victorious?
Alya watches as Owen and Katy lay into Gary in the street, troubled by the rift she’s caused. As the Nazirs move into No.6. Alya tearfully tells them she’s going to finish with Gary as they’re causing too much heartache. Hiding their relief, Kal and Yasmeen assure her she’s made the right decision. But when Alya breaks the news to Gary he begs her to reconsider. Will Alya have a change of heart?
Tony’s ears prick up as Leanne gives Tracy a message from Peter – cough up the rent or the shop’s going up for sale at the end of the week. When Tony then offers to supply her with his latest consignment of dodgy goods, Tracy agrees. But how will she respond to his offer to clear her rent arrears in exchange for 50% of her business?
When Erica flirts with Nick in the Bistro he readily accepts her invitation to join her at the Rovers later. As they cosy up in the back room it takes no time at all until they’re kissing passionately.
Gavin tells Michael he’s not been to see a doctor yet. Urging him to go soon, Michael invites Gavin to spend Christmas with them. Knowing his luck is running out, Gavin makes another urgent phone call.
Friday 19th December (episode 1)
Tracy’s on edge as it’s the day of Rob’s sentencing. Leanne feels for Tracy and persuades Peter to extend her deadline on the rent but Tracy refuses charity and vows to pay up. As Tony and Tracy set out to pick up the dodgy electrical gear he tries again to push the idea of a partnership but Tracy refuses to back down. However when she gets a call to say Rob’s been sentenced to 25 years she collapses in tears. Tony’s taken aback to see Tracy so vulnerable and advises her to choose whether to wait for Rob or move on with her life. As Tony assures her she’ll have no trouble finding a man she seizes on his words and suddenly kisses him. Will Tony be able to resist Tracy’s advances?
Tyrone and Kevin scoff when Steve agrees to pay extortionate prices for more parts for his kit car’s refurb. Weary, Kevin insists on payment towards the work done so far. Steve promises to sort it.
Liz is amused to find Nick has spent the night with Erica. Nick then skives off work to spend the day in bed with Erica. With Nick AWOL, Steph recruits Gavin to help out at the bistro.
Alya and Gary both feel wretched. Carla reels from the news of Rob’s sentencing. Eileen, Liz and Michelle assure her she’s not to blame but Carla knows that Tracy will think otherwise!
Friday 19th December (episode 2)
Tony and Tracy hurriedly get dressed, both regretting their moment of madness. Tony asks Tracy to keep quiet about it and she bitterly agrees. Meanwhile as Liz waits impatiently for Tony to arrive for their night out, Todd spots Tracy getting out of Tony’s van. Tony eventually turns up at the Rovers, to Liz’s relief, but Todd’s intrigued when he lies about where he’s been and claims he hasn’t seen Tracy. Is Todd onto them?
Lloyd and Andrea are perturbed to learn that Steve’s wasting even more money on restoring his car. Lloyd decides to talk to him but Andrea urges caution, revealing he’s been having health issues. As Lloyd tackles Steve about his visit to the doctor and his weird behaviour, how will Steve react? Meanwhile Steve transfers £4000 of Street Cars’ money into his own account.
Steph and Gavin flirt as they work side by side at the bistro. When Nick and Erica call in, Steph announces she’s employed Gavin as permanent barman as she refuses to hold the fort alone over Christmas.
Rob’s sentencing is the talk of the Rovers. When Norris makes an insensitive remark Carla walks out and it’s left to Roy to console her as she struggles to deal with the news.
Read what happened in last week's episodes of Coronation Street
Love soaps? Four very different people meet online through What Mums Know, a new website for mums. But none of them is quite who they seem. Read more in Love is a Secret.