Emma is shocked in Corrie when Curtis' 'dead' dad arrives in Weatherfield

But why has Curtis been lying to her? And will she discover the true extent of his lies?


As Emma and Curtis discuss wedding venues with Debbie, Curtis explains that it’ll be a small wedding as he doesn’t get on with his family and his only mates are abroad.


Knowing that his hospital treatment is going to be expensive, Curtis confides in Emma that that's another reason to scale back their wedding. But when Emma tells Steve how she plans to surprise Curtis by secretly inviting his family to the wedding, is that the right thing to do?


When Curtis finds out that Emma has been in touch with his family and invited them to the wedding, he’s not happy.


After Emma tells her that Curtis has dropped out of medical school, Aggie quizzes him over his decision, but he refuses to discuss it. Explaining how he's more concerned with his appointment with the specialist.


Leaving Emma in the waiting room, Curtis heads in to see the doctor. Afterwards, Curtis tells Emma that although his condition is very serious, the consultant is confident it can be managed.



Back on the street, Neville arrives and explains he's Curtis' dad. Emma is gobsmacked, but Curtis quickly covers, making out he's really his stepdad. Neville is pained to realise Curtis has told Emma he’s dead but goes along with the lie.


Later, Curtis snaps after Emma offers to speak to his Mum, to tell her how ill he is and see if she’ll come to their wedding.


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