Next week in Corrie, Bethany is in danger as Nathan’s court case looms, Anna discovers Seb’s true fears and Daniel spots a local story worth investigating.
Under orders from Nathan to do whatever she can to stop Bethany giving evidence in court, Mel pretends she’s going to the police station and asks Bethany to accompany her.
On the way, Mel stops the car by some railway tracks and grabbing her by her hair drags her towards the tracks.
When Craig is called out to a fatality at the side of a railway, he finds a necklace identical to one Bethany has. But where is she? Has she managed to escape Mel’s clutches?
When Bethany doesn’t turn up at court, Nathan’s barrister is sure things will go his way. Is he right to be so sure? Will Nathan and his gang get away with what they have done?
Dropping groceries off at Seb’s house. Anna is left in charge of the twins when Abi seizes the opportunity to head upstairs with a bottle of vodka.
Arriving home, Seb finds Anna and Abi mid-argument and as His mum slopes off he snaps at Anna telling her that she should be grateful that Abi is drunk rather than high on heroin.
Shocked to hear that his mother is an addict, Anna’s first instinct is to call social services. But realised that what Seb really needs is her help.
Not aware that Anna had dropped her purse off at Seb’s house, Faye accuses him of stealing it when she finds it in his pocket.
Yearning for a meaty story, Daniel’s ears prick up when he hears Yasmeen making a dig at Phelan about the Calcutta Street flats scam. She gives him chapter and verse on the flats scam.
Phelan is shocked when Daniel turns up at his house to quiz him about Michael and asks him to leave. Impressed with the details, Daniel’s editor Cindy tells him to keep digging.
Later, with Eileen present, Phelan’s more forthcoming, as they reveal to Daniel how Vinny fleeced them then vanished without trace. Anna warns Daniel against investigating Phelan, citing Michael’s death as an example of how that turns out. Confirming that Todd found the body, Anna sends Daniel off on a new line of enquiry. As Daniel arranges to meet Todd, what will he reveal?
When Phelan follows Daniel to a nursing home he is shocked by what he finds. Having seen Daniel in a new light, Cindy begins to flirt with him. How will he respond?
Elsewhere unable to face the prospect of being Phelan’s hostage any longer, Andy stockpiles paracetamol, planning a suicide attempt.
Calling at the flat with some whisky, Adam is determined to cheer Eva up, and as they get tipsy together, Eva’s taken aback when Adam admits he’s fallen for her in a big way.
Eva pulls him in for a passionate kiss and Adam’s euphoric following his night with Eva but does she feel the same way?
Rita takes Gemma, Jenny, Sally, Sophie and Ken to the Bistro for a slap-up lunch. Gemma’s concerned by how much she’s splashing out. Rita asks Colin to draw up the paperwork for the flat sale.
Shona’s unnerved when Clayton’s dad Dane calls into the café and demands her scratch card winnings. As she arrives for her birthday meal at the Bistro with the Platts, she’s instantly unsettled by the sight of Dane at a nearby table. David’s taken aback when Dane approaches him and mentions Kylie. Predicting trouble, Shona furtively sets off the fire alarm.
Elsewhere, Gary books the family a trip to Milan to escape the memory of his night with Nicola and Fiz is angry when Beth exploits Hope’s cancer battle to raise awareness for a crowdfunding page the factory girls are setting up to start a new business.
Coronation Street airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7:30pm and 8:30pm on ITV