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Monday 25th July (episode 2)
As Leanne waits nervously for her scan, Michelle quizzes Leanne over her pregnancy, Leanne tells her it was a one night stand. Having had her scan, a relieved Leanne tells Michelle that the baby’s fine. Michelle hugs her as Leanne thanks her for being so supportive. Michelle confides in Steve about Leanne’s pregnancy. Telling Steve how much she loves him, Michelle suggests they should have a baby of their own. How will Steve respond?
When Matthew Singh arrives in the factory for a meeting, he finds Jenny alone at her machine. Jenny explains there’s been a mix-up and Johnny and Aidan should return shortly. Matthew suggests he’ll buy her a drink in the meantime. When Johnny and Aidan find Matthew Singh enjoying a drink with Jenny in the bistro, Johnny feels a pang of jealousy. Johnny apologises to Jenny and admits he regrets the way he’s treated her. Jenny lays the law down and tells him if they’re to have any chance together, he needs to show her some respect.
Kate marches into the salon and tears a strip off Maria for allowing Caz to move in. Maria rounds on Luke for discussing Caz’s business with Sophie. Luke’s unrepentant, pointing out that Kate was bound to find out anyway.
Audrey and Maria continue to fret over David, worried that he’s concealing his anger over Kylie.
Wednesday 27th July
Michelle puts pressure on Steve insisting that a baby of their own would be the best thing ever but Steve remains unconvinced. Steve confides in Dev how Michelle has become fixated on having a baby. Dev reckons that if he loves her as much as he says he does, he should be prepared to make that commitment. Steve arrives home and announces to Michelle that after a long hard think, he reckons a baby would be the best thing for them.
Having taken Jenny’s words on board, Johnny tells her he’d like them to start again and he’s booked them into a posh hotel for the night. Jenny’s thrilled. Hungover Beth arrives late for work and Kirk assures her he clocked her in when no one was looking. Jenny takes Johnny to one side and gives him the heads up on Beth and Kirk’s ruse. Johnny confronts Beth and Kirk and tells them if they pull the same stunt again they’ll be fired. Jenny suggests to Johnny they should keep their relationship under wraps for the time being as she can be his eyes and ears on the factory floor. Johnny’s amused. Meanwhile Johnny announces that Alya will be moving her desk back into the office.
When Todd receives a text from Billy his face lights up, Eileen’s immediately suspicious wondering if he’s got a new man in his life. Todd and Billy secretly arrange a day out to Formby but agree that they need to work out how to break the news of their relationship to Sean. Meanwhile Billy calls at No.8 to discuss Kylie’s funeral arrangements. When David hands over a list of requirements, Billy’s taken aback by his apparent calm.
The police call at No.8 with Kylie’s belongings and David’s deeply moved to see his blood-stained jacket. Eva arrives home from France and is shocked when Leanne tells her she’s pregnant.
Friday 29th July (episode 1)
An apologetic Billy tells Todd that they’ll have to cancel their trip to Formby as he’s been left to run the community centre playgroup. As Billy surveys Aadi, Simon and Amy causing mayhem, he realises it’s going to be a long day. He’s delighted when Todd arrives offering to help out. As Billy and Todd emerge from the community centre, Eileen wants to know what they’ve been doing. Painting on his best innocent face, Todd explains he was just helping the vicar with playgroup. Eileen’s suspicious. Billy suggests to Todd they have a night on the town. As Billy and Todd wait in Tyrone’s cab, they discuss their relationship and how much easier things will be when they go public. Unbeknown to them, a furious Eileen listens to every word over the cab radio!
Having been discharged from hospital for the day, Sarah returns home with Harry. As the Platts clear out Kylie’s clothes, they’re taken aback when David tells them he’s already chosen Kylie’s last outfit for the funeral. Aware he’s struggling, Sarah suggests to David he should keep Kylie’s jewellery for Lily. But David snaps at her to mind her own business and Sarah’s increasingly worried about him. When Gemma approaches David wanting to know the funeral arrangements, David flies into a rage and accusing Gemma of playing an integral part in Kylie’s death, bans her from the funeral. Gemma’s upset whilst Sarah worries for David’s sanity.
Michelle confides in Liz how she and Steve have decided to try for a baby.
As Zeedan enters the café, he clocks a guy chatting to Rana. Rana gives the guy short shrift but assuming her to be flirting, Zeedan leaves in a strop. Yasmeen advises Zeedan to sort out his differences with Rana as it’s clear they still have feelings for each other.
Friday 29th July (episode 2)
Eileen angrily drags Todd and Billy out of Tyrone’s taxi. The boys are horrified to realise she heard their conversation over the radio. Eileen rails at Todd accusing him of destroying other people’s relationships for the sake of it. Telling her how sorry he is, Todd heads off to find Billy. Sean arrives home from London bearing gifts for Eileen and Todd. Eileen feels terrible knowing how hurt he’ll be when he finds out about Todd and Billy. Todd confides in Eileen that he’s never felt this way before and he reckons Billy’s the one. Eileen softens but insists he must tell Sean the truth and soon.
Gail and Sarah put pressure on David to let Gemma attend the funeral, as she was Kylie’s oldest friend. David lets Max choose the music, food and drink. Gail’s horrified, pointing out that a funeral is meant to be a dignified affair. When Max announces he’d like to give the eulogy at Kylie’s funeral, David hugs him and tries to conceal his tears. Realising how much David is suffering, Sarah announces she’s not returning to hospital as it’s clear her family needs her. Gail and Bethany try to persuade Sarah that she needs to complete her treatment but Sarah’s adamant she’s staying put. David gives her a grateful smile. Sarah asks Bethany how her exams went and how she’s getting on at school but Bethany’s quick to change the subject. Calling in the kebab shop David tells Gemma he’s changed his mind, she can come to the funeral. He then confides in Sarah that he’s going to make sure someone pay for Kylie’s death.
Waving some ferry tickets at Steve, Michelle announces she’s booked them a few days in Ireland with her parents so they can start baby planning.
Rana calls at No.6 and apologises to Zeedan for failing to respect his beliefs when they’re actually to be admired. Zeedan softens and Rana begs him to give her another chance. Will Zeedan agree?
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