This week on the Street: Nick puts the frighteners on Steve, David gives Bethany's bully Lauren a taste of her own medicine, Sally holds a mediation session for Craig and Beth and Todd gets frustrated with Billy.
This is the dramatic moment when a furious Nick Tylsley confronts Steve McDonald after discovering he is the father of Leanne’s child.
Leanne confesses to Nick next week that she slept with Steve and that she is carrying his baby. Whilst Nick had been prepared to bring up someone else’s child he struggles with this revelation and Leanne is devastated when he walks out on her.
Determined to get more answers Nick asks an unsuspecting Steve to go with him on a test drive for the new bistro Delivery service he is planning with Streetcars.
But once the two men are on the road it becomes evident to Steve that Nick has more on his mind than food deliveries when he asks Steve to stop the car on some waste ground and demands he gets out.
How will Nick deal with this turn of events? Will he be able to stay with Leanne and bring up Steve’s baby with the father living just around the corner? Will Nick believe that Michelle deserves to know the truth.
Tune in to ITV on Monday 5th September at 7.30pm to find out.
We asked Sally Dynevor whether Sally will be taken in by Phelan's silver tongue?
What does Sally make of Phelan?
She likes the fact that Phelan talks to her like a councillor and takes her very seriously, she thinks. She thinks he is quite intelligent and knows what he is talking about and seems to like her as a councillor so he must be ok. Some of the other residents are a bit sniffy about her but he massages her ego.
What do his development plans involve?
He has been telling her that he is going to develop an old building to build the apartments and sell them on but Todd has said that she needs to be careful as people won’t want the building to be developed as they will want it to stay as a meeting place.
Sally knows she has to be careful that there are stipulations in the contract that he has to adhere. But then he says he is going to build some of the apartments for people with learning difficulties.
Why does she with draw her support from his development project?
Basically the council veto it and say they are important meeting places and she is going to upset her constituents. She was elected in by them and she can’t just go ahead with supporting something they may disagree on. She is worried she may lose her seat so she is a bit thrown by that. She is a bit naive really.
How does Phelan try to win her over?
Very cleverly he brings Alex round to Sally’s house and uses him as an example of someone who could benefit from the housing. She thinks if she goes back to the committee and explains this then she may get brownie points.
What makes her consider changing her mind?
She really does want to be looked up to and be a good councillor, she has principles and she really wants to do the right thing she just doesn’t have the experience. She has a good heart and a conscience and she wants to be liked, she thinks this might help with that.
Why does Tim not trust Phelan?
He can see through him, I’m not quite sure why but he is a bit more savvy than Sally and she thinks she is cleverer than Tim because he is ‘only a window cleaner ‘ and she has been in lots of meetings and read up on it all.
She is very disparaging about him! He is probably ten times cleverer than she will ever be and far more worldly wise. He knows people like Phelan.
Why does Sally not share his suspicions?
Basically because Phelan is very clever and knows how to play people. He has her wrapped around his little finger. Sally is completely taken in and thinks he takes her seriously. She thinks he really believes she will be able to do something for him
Are you surprised that Sally trusts him?
Not at all I think that is exactly how she would react, I like the fact that she trusts him.
Are you enjoying playing Councillor Sally?
I love it, it’s great it is another side to her. It goes with all the snobbery and it is so different from what Tim does. I like the fact that she is still working in Underworld as well as being a councillor.
She also has a new councillor wardrobe that can be a bit over the top but she thinks she should have a certain look as a councillor.
Has it been nice working with Connor McIntyre?
Fantastic. I am really enjoying working with him. He thinks about things a lot and works them out. He is a brilliant villain, he is the sort of villain who could be around for a while, he is very clever and I hope he stays around.
I was surprised but pleased that Sally got involved with him because of course he would use her position for his own gain.
Have you enjoyed the relationship between Sally and Yasmeen?
I love working with Shelley, we are good friends and I think Yasmeen is great. I do hope with have more stuff together. They have more in common than they realise. There is a scene coming up where they open up a bit to each other and there is a kind of coming together of these two characters so I hope that develops.
They are at loggerheads but they can recognise something in each other. Playing the councillor means that I get to work with lots of different people which is great!
Having called a strike, the workers assemble outside. While Aidan tries to negotiate with them, Jenny slips in unnoticed.
Maybe I should go on strike more often?
Craig celebrates his 18th birthday!
Realising it’s time for complete honesty, Leanne steals herself and admits to Nick who the father of her baby is...
And, Liz calls a truce with Steve.
Lauren threatens Bethany in the school corridor but will Bethany's fortunes soon be turning around?
Are you scared?
Nick struggles with the truth, can Leanne talk him around?
With all eyes on her, Beth reveals the secret she's been keeping from Craig all his life.
And, Johnny and Jenny's relationship is exposed!
Tonight on Coronation Street...
Accusing the management of spying on them, Sally leads the girls out on strike.
You can't do that!
As Maria comforts Liam and promises him the burglar won’t come back, her phone rings but there’s nobody there.
Liz is stunned when a determined Steve lays down the law.
And, Todd tells Eileen she’s mad to invest in Phelan’s project but is she prepared to listen?
Tonight on Coronation Street...
Maria struggles to hear about how well Eva and Aidan's relationship is going.
Take the hint Eva!
Sally and Phelan go head-to-head over the development.
Later, as Maria and Liam walk Ozzy on the Red Rec, they’re shocked to find Caz sleeping rough on a bench.
With the bosses out for the afternoon the factory staff decide to have a little fun.
Phelan sets his sights on Alex, will he be able to win him over?
I would love to pick your brains about something.
Finding the door to her flat open, Maria enters with trepidation as a burglar lurks in the shadows.
Nick and Leanne put the past behind them as she moves the last of her things into his flat.
And, Craig explains to Bethany how Gary has asked him to keep an eye on her.
This week on the Street: Maria is attacked, Craig uncovers Beth's secret, Alex could put a stop to Phelan's fiendish plans and Gary makes a stand for Bethany!
Maria is shocked when she comes home to find her flat broken into.
Suddenly, shoving Maria out of the way, the burglar makes a run for it!
But, Maria falls, cracking her head on the edge of a table. Will she be okay?