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10 Edge Of Your Seat Storylines

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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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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?

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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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Preview Pictures: New Year On The Cobbles

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Eva watches jealously as Jenny is in her element playing hostess to Johnny's friends.

But then Johnny makes an announcement that shocks his guests to the core...

Phelan to the rescue!

When Anna falls and hurts herself, little Jack runs for help. Unfortunately, it’s Phelan that finds him and rushes to Anna’s aid.

But is he really there to help?

And how will Kevin react when he returns to find Phelan in his home?

Mary waves goodbye

As her friends gather round Mary and Jude’s taxi, Mary's overcome with emotion.

Can Mary really leave Weatherfield (and Norris) for good?

Conflict for the Connors

Aidan shoves Adam up against a wall, telling him he'll do everything within his power to stop him getting his hands on the factory.

Later, suspicious Jenny confronts Johnny demanding to know if Aidan's having an affair.

Johnny confirms that he is but refuses to reveal who with. Spotting Aidan and Alya chatting, will Jenny put two and two together and get five?

Jenny, playing the concerned friend, tells Eva that Aidan is sleeping with Alya and she'll catch them at their flat!

Eva barges into the flat all guns blazing!

But she's mortified to find a perfectly innocent business meeting taking place!

Aidan tears a strip off Jenny for trying to ruin his relationship with Eva but they're interrupted by a visit from the police telling Aidan they've had a complaint about his threatening behaviour towards Adam.

Furious Johnny delivers both Aidan and Jenny a devastating blow each - but what?

Rana's under pressure

Keen to have a grandchild, Yasmeen gives Rana some ovulation kits so she can maximise her chances.

How will Rana respond?

Brian's plan

Brian enlists Sally’s help in dissuading Roy from a cash buyer for the cafe.

But when it becomes clear she really knows nothing about him, is Brian's plan about to unravel?

In a last ditch effort Brian turns to Cathy, but will she be willing to help?

Billy's good deed

Having taken Shona to the local hostel, Billy does his best to secure her a bed for the night.

But will it be a case of old habits die hard for Shona?

Later, jobless Todd calls in Roy Rolls looking for work but he's put out to find Roy showing Shona the ropes!

How will Todd react to Billy putting Shona first for a second time?

Robert's hot date

Robert is going on a date - although he seems to have left her with Steph...

The date really doesn’t end well when Peggy confides to Steph that Robert's in love with another woman - but who could it be?

Sister squabbles

Toyah’s furious when Liz asks her why she didn’t turn up for her trial shift.

It looks like Eva failed to pass on the message - we don’t see this ending well...

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Preview Pictures: Christmas On Corrie

Here's an advanced preview of all the drama coming up on the cobbles this festive period!

Nick spots Peter heading out he's immediately suspicious.

Realising the Bros tape is missing from the drawer, Nick confronts Peter, convinced he's after Leanne.

The two men are soon brawling in the street.

Nick grabs the Bros tape from Peter's pocket and thrusts it at Leanne ordering her to open it. Leanne's horrified as she reads the message. What is Peter's game?

Simon's clearly hurt when he uncovers the real reason for Peter's return.

Billy is about to leave the church when he comes across Shona drinking wine in the vestry. Shona admits she's fallen out with Nathan, her ex and she's homeless.

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Day Thirteen

As the cold weather sets in, affairs of the heart will send temperatures soaring this Christmas. Forbidden loves and dangerous liaisons will leave many of the neighbours hot under the collar despite the icy air.

Familiar faces bring gift wrapped secrets to the Street meanwhile others have lies snowballing out of control - it’s clear the Weatherfield residents are well and truly on this year’s Naughty List.

Expect the Yuletide season to go off with a bang… and we don’t just mean the Christmas crackers!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for Eva as she gets set to spend the holiday season with Aidan, blissfully unaware that he is in love with neighbour and new found best friend, Maria.

With Christmas traditionally being a time for family, how long will it be before Aidan’s buried affairs of the heart bubble to the surface?

Maria’s Christmas isn’t looking too merry as she faces time behind bars for her illegal marriage.

Staring prison in the face Maria hits self destruct; embarking on a steamy fling with the newly returned Adam Barlow while trying to bury her burgeoning feelings for Aidan.

And, although Aidan and girlfriend Eva continue to support Maria, Aidan can’t get their one night stand out of his head and his jealousy towards Adam explodes leading to a ruckus at The Rovers.

With a choice to make, will Aidan keep his head and stand by Eva or follow his heart and Maria to the courtroom?

From the moment he arrived on the cobbles, Adam has been mischief-making and this Christmas will be no different.

Weatherfield’s latest ladies man has his sights set firmly on a vulnerable Maria and after her rough ride with Aidan, she is easily tempted by smooth Mr Barlow.

Fitting for the holiday season, Adam is bound to leave Aidan not only green with jealousy but also seeing red...

Daniel abruptly landed in Weatherfield as Ken’s long-lost son with more on his plate than a Christmas dinner!

He brought secrets to the Street that he had been harbouring for years but with the support of his new found family, Daniel has felt the sense of security that his has been missing for so long.

Could it be things looking up for the bookish Barlow or will he continue to ruffle more feathers than a turkey on Christmas Day?

It’s Christmas Day when the youngest of the Battersby clan returns to the street she left fourteen years ago.

However, Toyah is all grown up now and as she seeks support from Leanne after an almighty row with her husband, it’s clear that she is running away from more than just her marriage...

Leanne meanwhile is planning a cosy family Christmas, as she and Nick look forward to the arrival of their baby in the New Year.

But as we all know, this baby isn’t Nick’s, it’s Steve’s, and as the pair desperately try to keep up the act, old emotions stir and jealousies are reignited.

As Nick is convinced that Peter is after Leanne, the gloves come off and Nick fights to hold on to his makeshift family with Leanne caught in the middle of her loves past and present.

Romance is in the air for the Street’s star-crossed lovers, Sarah and Gary.

Both eager to put the turmoil of 2016 behind them and start a sunny chapter together, the pair are full of Christmas cheer.

But, when Bethany feels frozen out, harbouring her secret crush, the couple may find their warm, cosy Christmas Day takes a sinister turn with events set to give Sarah chills.

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Here's our countdown to what's coming up on the cobbles!

1. Bethany makes a move on Gary

At dinner, Faye enjoys winding Bethany up by telling Gary how Bethany's fallen for a bloke twice her age.

Gary quizzes her about her crush, wanting to know who the older bloke is. Will Bethany confess all?

After downing some vodka, Bethany lets herself into Gary’s hotel room and makes out she's struggling to do up her zip.

Oblivious to Bethany's ulterior motives, Gary's happy to help...

2. **Early Christmas for the Barlows**

Simon is underwhelmed with his present from Peter, a console game he's already played.

But when Nick presents him with a drone, Simon's ecstatic. As Leanne rails at Nick for trying to upstage Peter, Peter slips out of No.1 and surreptitiously books a hotel room, who is his mystery woman?

Nick's intrigued when he spots Peter hiding a present in the drawer and goes snooping!

He's gutted to see it's a Bros tape labelled to the love of my life. Is Peter planning to make a move on Leanne?

3. David plays detective

David goes on the hunt for his stolen wallet - he's not bothered about the cash but it contained several photos of Kylie!

Returning to the club he confronts Shona over the wallet but she denies all knowledge leaving David frustrated.

4. Aidan v Adam!

Drunken Maria begs Aidan to stay the night with her, telling him she doesn't want to be alone. Will Aidan join her?

In the morning, Maria snuggles down to watch TV with Liam but in her hungover state she falls asleep. Meanwhile Liam heads to the kitchen where he switches on a gas ring...

Thankfully, Kirk returns to the flat and immediately notices the smell of gas.

In the Rovers, Kirk tears a strip off Adam, blaming him for plying Maria with drink.

When But, when Adam makes a disparaging remark about Maria, Aidan loses it and punches him in the face.

Maria takes Aidan back to her flat. As Aidan gazes into her eyes he admits he's fallen in love with her, will Maria reciprocate?

5. Maria's Judgement Day

Everyone gathers at Maria's flat, determined to celebrate Christmas with her before her court appearance.

When Eva finds out how Aidan punched Adam out of allegiance to Maria, she's proud of him and Aidan feels terrible.

Extracting himself from the party, Aidan heads to the factory where he texts Maria to join him.

Promising Maria that he's going to finish with Eva, Aidan and Maria kiss passionately...

Unaware that Johnny's seen everything! Is the game up?

The next morning, Maria heads to court...

Will she be spending Christmas behind bars?

**6. Mary’s secret is outed**

Rita, Audrey, and Erica listen open mouthed as Michelle unwittingly plays Norris' video, asking for help finding Mary's son.

Mary runs from the pub mortified. Norris explains he was only trying to help, but will Mary accept this?

7. Andy on the rob

When Steph accidentally orders too many tablet computers for the Bistro, Andy takes the opportunity to break in and steal them.

Hating himself, but desperate to keep Phelan off his back, Andy makes off the box.

Having discovered the burglary, Robert suspends Steph, pointing out there's no sign of a break-in and it was her job to lock up.

Andy's consumed with guilt as an upset Steph tells him that she's thinking of handing in her notice, as she can't be trusted.

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