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Bethany falls deeper down the rabbit hole, Simon stands up for Leanne, Sinead makes a decision and will Alya have a happy birthday?

Nathan enlists Mel's help with Bethany

Mel calls at No.8 and tells Bethany how disappointed Nathan is that she's not been in touch. Bethany worries that he probably thinks she's just a silly little girl.

Handing Bethany a beautiful necklace, Mel explains that Nathan bought it for her next video shoot.

Bethany meets up with Nathan, where he admits how much he fancies her...

Utterly thrilled, Bethany leans in for a kiss and Nathan responds passionately.

Later in the salon, Mel sets to work on Bethany's makeup, however they're interrupted by the police who arrest Nathan on suspicion of the abduction of Annabel Adams!

The Nazir's pull together

When Zeedan finds some pills in Yasmeen’s handbag, he’s shocked at the cause of her anxiety.

Realising they're partly to blame for their grandmother's stress, Zeedan and Alya finally bury the hatchet.

Which is just in time for Alya's birthday!

As the Birthday Girl, Rana and Kate head into town to celebrate!

Bethany falls under Nathan's spell

Mel takes Bethany into town and plies her with vodka.

As Bethany staggers out of the club, Rana spots her and realising she's drunk, offers to take her home.

However Nathan pulls up in his car and opening the door for Bethany assures Rana he's a friend and he'll take care of her.

Nathan takes Bethany back to his flat.

Bethany apologises profusely for questioning his innocence and swears that from now on she will trust him implicitly.

Rosie gets Adam thinking

Adam quizzes Rosie about the drugs and oblivious to his intentions she tells him everything.

Adam phones a contact in the States and having double-checked that Rosie's boyfriend's been locked up, forms a plan…

Sinead makes her choice

As Chesney continues to goad Daniel, Fiz and Kirk beg him to stop.

Seeing how upset Sinead is, Daniel promises her she can stay with him.

Having failed to get hold of Daniel, Ken calls at his flat and is taken aback to see Sinead there in a state of undress.

Ken tears a strip off Daniel for putting his love life before his career.

Sophie's sacrifice

Sophie and Tyrone have an honest chat about how hard up Kevin is.

Sophie tells Kevin she's resigning from the garage and handing back her 21% share in order to save the business. Will he accept?

Simon stands up for his mum

Will Leanne go to far as she tears a strip off Toyah and Peter?

Feeling protective, Simon orders Toyah and Eva to stop hounding Leanne as it's only causing her blood pressure to go up. Will they listen?

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Preview Pictures: This Week On The Street

A fabulous homecoming, new love and heartbreak, a surprise proposal and an accident waiting to happen - all in a week's work on the cobbles!

Welcome home Rosie

Sophie arrives home from Miami and dragging Kevin outside, tells him she's brought him a surprise.

Kevin's thrilled when Rosie emerges from the taxi.

As Rosie drags her vast amount of luggage into the house talking nonstop nonsense, Anna wonders what's hit her!

They don't get long to play happy families before the police burst in! Explaining that they have reason to believe there are illegal drugs in the the girl's luggage! What has Rosie been caught up in?

Kevin admits to Sophie he's in financial straits because of her medical bill, the loss of the tow truck and the fire at the garage. Sophie feels terrible.

Having been released by the police, Sophie and Rosie decide to try and sort out the mess they have found themselves in but they are shocked by what they find out.

New romance

Having borrowed the keys from Johnny, Sinead lets Daniel into the factory where he beavers away at his studies whilst Sinead does some sewing.

Alone in the factory, Daniel reads a poem to Sinead and likens her to the main character. The spark between them is evident.

Meanwhile, Chesney waits for Sinead at the Bistro.

Unfortunately for Chesney, Sinead is a little distracted...

As one thing leads to another and Sinead and Daniel kiss!

Chesney is devastated to find out about Daniel and Sinead and seeks his revenge.

But he doesn't expect Daniel's darker side!

Has Chesney bit off more than he can chew?

Caught red handed!

When Seb is found stealing, Eileen demands that report him to the police.

But Phelan has other ideas...

Popping the question

Leanne is stunned to discover that Nick planned to propose to her.

Leanne bursts into the Bistro kitchen and waving the engagement ring at Nick, asks him to propose to her. Is it too late?

Shona's softer side

When David hands Shona a thank you card from Lily, she's overcome with emotion. Leaving David a little bemused.

Q. What do you call a man with a car on his head?


As Adam and Tracy approach the garage, they're horrified to find Luke trapped under a car!

Using a jack, Adam lifts the car enough for Luke to crawl out.

When Kevin admits he wasn't using the safety standard and Luke's accident is entirely his fault, Tracy promises him he hasn't heard the last of this.

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Pictures: What's coming up on the cobbles

Expect a gripping week in Weatherfield as relationships are tested, Adam and Todd make unlikely partners, Jenny tests her power in Underworld and Tyrone puts his foot down with Kevin...

Trouble in paradise

Toyah is devastated when Peter tells her he doesn't want any more children.

Her husband Toby calls to see her to tell her the fertility clinic have been in touch regarding the future of their frozen embryos and she finds herself on the horns of a dilemma when he asks her to give their relationship another chance. Who will she choose?

Stunned to find out Toyah has kept her IVF attempts a secret from him, Peter wonders what other lies she has told him and storms off to go on a taxi run.

When his glamorous customer Chloe invites him into the hotel for a drink Peter accepts - has he gone back to his old ways?

In a bid to try and sort out her sister's love life Leanne secretly replies to a text from Fred on Toyah's phone inviting him round to the flat - this could get interesting!

Ken calls the family together and announces that he's going ahead with his DNR instructions in his will and asks Adam to help with the legality.

Adam shares his disappointment with Todd when he realises that Ken is distributing his will amongst his children - not his grandchildren...

When Adam reveals his plans to set up his own legal firm. Todd says he'd be interested in coming in with him!

An uneasy Anna asks Adam his advice about how to make a personal injury claim and is uncomfortable about his suggestions that she would have to photograph her injuries - will she go ahead with the claim?

Meanwhile, Kevin gets an unexpected offer of help.

Jenny clashes with Alya

Alya warns Jenny that she should run her ideas by Johnny when she shows Alya and Kate some prototype mastectomy bras.

Impressed with Jenny's efforts, Sally suggests she'll bring in some fellow cancer patients for their opinion on the new bras.

But will Alya be so supportive before Johnny signs off on the idea?

Daniel offers a shoulder to cry on

Clocking Sinead's miserable expression, Daniel drags her for a drink. Sinead pours her heart out to Daniel, telling him about her doomed relationship with Chesney.

Tyrone puts his foot down

Tyrone lays down the law, telling him that in order to turn the business around they need to reduce the workforce and sack Sophie. How will Kevin respond?

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10 Edge Of Your Seat Storylines

Don't miss a dramatic week on the cobbles with our exclusive preview pictures...

1. Michelle pushes Steve away

Over lunch in the Bistro, grieving Michelle hits the bottle.

Steve suggests Michelle should slow down drinking, but Michelle turns on him, bluntly pointing out she isn’t breastfeeding so it doesn’t matter.

In an angry, drunken rage, will Michelle say something she may regret?

2. Can Robert bring Michelle back from the brink?

Later, a devastated Michelle sits alone, struggling to cope with the loss of her son Ruairi.

With Steve, Tim, Johnny and Kate all on the lookout for Michelle, it’s Robert who finds her first.

Robert is determined to do anything he can to get Michelle on the safe side of the wall.

But will she listen to him?

3. Peter shows Nick who's boss

Simon finds himself in the hospital after trapping his finger in a car door. Nick and Peter cant seem to help blames themselves for this injury.

While Simon looks to Peter for comfort, Nick starts to feel left out.

Later, Peter catches up with Nick and reveals he knows the truth about Leanne's baby.

Peter warns Nick to back off, saying if he tries to pull any more stunts, he’ll spill the beans.

Will Nick take Peter's threat seriously?

Reaching a decision, Nick heads to the Bistro and sets about his drastic measures. When Toyah interrupts him, she's horrified about what he is planning.

4. Grandma Liz...

Returning home, Nick finds Liz has dropped off gifts for the baby.

Coming to the realisation that Liz knows their secret will he allow Leanne to accept the gift?

5. Ruairi's funeral

On the day of Ruairi's funeral, Michelle and Steve put their arguments behind them to say goodbye to their son.

Will it bring them closer together or push them further apart?

6. Has Adam met his match?

Alya approaches Aidan for a promotion but he is dismissive.

Overhearing, Adam approaches Alya to see what was going on. Will she be tempted to make a deal with Aidan’s nemesis?

Alya hands over the keys to the factory to Adam along with a fake password to Johnny’s computer.

Thinking the place is going to be empty, Adam is stunned when Johnny and Aidan catch him in the act.

Has Adam been rumbled?

7. The end of the feud?

At the Barlow’s, Ken demands Adam sits down and tells him what’s going on with the Connors!

Adam gets hot under the collar with all the questions being fired at him. Daniel watches on, enjoying his discomfort.

8. Happy Birthday Tracy!

Its Tracy’s 40th and to celebrate, she’s on a wine appreciation course that Daniel has set up...

Although this being Tracy we're not sure she'll appreciate it!

9. Prima Cathy

Cathy gingerly approaches Gemma for a job at the kebab shop…

It isn’t looking great for Cathy, will she be able to persuade her?

10. Roy's new house guest...

As Roy and Shona mull over his next model railway project.

Brian arrives with all his worldly goods in tow - will he be moving in?

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Pictures: 7 Flaming Hot Storylines

There's a fire at the garage but who will end up feeling the heat? Shona comes face-to-face with David, Steve and Michelle struggle to cope, Bethany grows closer to Nathan and can Eileen get her happily ever after?


1. Kevin's under fire

Finding Kevin in a drunken stupor, kindly Phelan guides him to the old garage where he leaves Kevin to sleep it off in the back of a customer's car.

But not before stealing his keys...

Under Phelan's orders, Andy sets fire to the new part of the garage...

and grabs Kevin's laptop as he does a runner!

As the fire rages Freddie, Tyrone, Luke and Kevin watch in anguish.

While Phelan steps into the shadows with a satisfied smile...

The next morning, Tyrone confronts Kevin over the fire. Will Kevin be arrested on suspicion of arson?

2. Fight or flight for Andy

Having returned home, a shaken Andy shoves Kevin's laptop in a cupboard and his fire damaged clothes in the washing machine.

But Steph arrives back early and discovers Andy's blackened clothes. Glad to finally unburden himself, Andy tells Steph everything!

Steph listens aghast at his list of crimes. Will Steph report Andy or stand by her man?

With time working against him, Andy sets about going through all the CCTV footage, in a bid to get Kevin off the hook and finds footage of Phelan admitting to Todd that he was behind the building scam.

Hearing a knock at the door, Andy opens it and to his horror comes face to face with Phelan!

Spotting his own image on the computer screen, Phelan demands answers. How's Andy going to wriggle his way out of this one?

Meanwhile, Steph is waiting for Andy at the airport, will he show up to start their new life together in Portugal?

3. Will Eileen say 'I do'?

Eileen waits nervously for Phelan at the Register Office...

Will she become Mrs Phelan?

4. Daniel says thank you

Daniel thanks Sinead for all her help with his MA application and presents her with a venus fly trap.

5. Steve and Michelle struggle to cope

Nick tentatively checks that Steve is okay...

But when Nick questions whether Ruairi's death could possibly be due to something genetic, Steve sees red and punches him.

Later, Steve breaks down and confesses to Peter that Leanne is pregnant with his baby.

As Steve blames himself for Michelle's ordeal, will Peter be able to offer any words of comfort?

Meanwhile, Billy calls at the Rovers to discuss Ruairi's funeral arrangements with Michelle.

But, Liz is upset to realise Michelle hasn't involved Steve.

6. Shona faces David

David's incredulous when he finds Shona working at the cafe.

So you can imagine his reaction when Shona also reveals that she's staying at the Grimshaw's!

When Nathan calls in the cafe, he's shocked to find Shona behind the counter.

Shona serves him with ill-concealed loathing which leaves Roy curious.

7. Bethany's videos

Bethany shows Nathan some pictures on her phone of hair and makeup which she's done for friends.

Nathan's impressed and offering to give her his old camera, suggests she should do online tutorials. Bethany's flattered.

Having given Bethany the camera he promised her, Nathan lures her into his car suggesting she can film her online tutorials in his tanning salon.

In the tanning salon, Nathan films Bethany as she embarks on a French plait tutorial.

As Bethany finishes her video, Nathan showers her with compliments and suggests that next time, she should show a bit of her killer body. Will a flattered Bethany agree?

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6 Things To Watch Out For Next Week

We're only a week into 2017 and already there's heartbreak, a robbery, sibling rivalry, a ketchup attack and Audrey doing shots at a party!

1. Confessions at Michelle's baby shower

Michelle is frosty towards Robert, leaving him bemused and wondering what he's done to upset her.

Michelle asks Robert if he's harbouring feelings for her...

But when he confirms that he's in love with her, how will Michelle react?

Everyone gathers in the Rovers for Leanne and Michelle's baby shower.

With the drinking games underway, Audrey knocks back shot after shot to whoops of encouragement from the girls.

But, Michelle suffers a sudden pain and Leanne insists on taking her to hospital to be checked out, will Michelle listen?

2. Chesney's in the firing line

Having found out from Gemma that Chesney offered to work her shift so she could attend the baby shower, Sinead furious.

Upset that Chesney lied to her, Sinead knocks back the wine which has disastrous consequences...

3. Bad news for Kevin

Tyrone reveals his car valeting idea to Kevin. Kevin's scathing and the pair row over the garage finances.

Meanwhile, Andy nervously loiters on an industrial estate awaiting delivery of Kevin's new pick up truck.

He's about to bottle out when Phelan calls him and makes it clear that if he fails in his mission, Steph will be made to suffer.

At Fiz and Anna's insistence, Kevin and Tyrone bury the hatchet over a beer but Kevin's perplexed when he gets a call enquiring if he's happy with his new truck.

When he explains that he hasn't had the truck yet, he's told that it's definitely been delivered as they have his signature on the delivery note. Is Andy about to be rumbled?

As Phelan heads to the garage to collect his van, Todd approaches and warns him to stop flashing his cash around or people will realise he was behind the building scam and how he ripped them off.

When Phelan finds out from Luke how Kevin has just installed CCTV, he's quietly concerned, recalling his earlier conversation with Todd in the garage.

4. Can Eva save Underworld?

Aidan confides in Eva that Underworld could go bust because of the Barlow boys.

Eva's outraged but takes matters into her own hands - can she change Peter’s mind?

5. It's make or break time for the Nazirs

After presenting Dev and Zeedan with a warrant addressed to Sharif, the bailiffs start removing the gym equipment.

In a bid to try and stop them, Zeedan barges his way into the factory and demands that Alya hand over the embroidery machine hoping he can use it as collateral to stave off the bailiffs.

When Alya refuses, how will Zeedan react?

6. Nathan offers Bethany a job

Upon finding Bethany at the bus stop, Nathan asks her if she'd deliver some salon fliers for him in return for a free spray tan.

Pleased at the opportunity to bunk off school, Bethany readily agrees.

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