Gemma Winter (Dolly-Rose Campbell) faces devastating incidents when her post-natal stress overwhelms her and puts the quads at risk on Coronation Street–but she struggles to let Chesney Brown (Sam Aston) know she’s suffering. Meanwhile, Alya Nazir (Sair Khan) feels she has a way to get Yasmeen Nazir (Shelley King) away from the evil manipulator Geoff Metcalfe (Ian Bartholomew) but pulls the rug out from under her when David Platt (Jack P Shepherd) takes surprising action as he hits rock bottom.
Monday 23 March Part One
Gemma has a terrible dream of actually harming her Aled, then runs in a panic downstairs–and the fantasy becomes unnerved. The health visitor tells her that Lilo has lost weight, and Gemma thinks she is afraid in doing so, making up her mind. She goes out into the yard while she holds off tears then locks herself out inside with the children. David visits and asks Clayton to leave Shona alone, but Clayton loves his misery. Alya tricks Yasmeen into her apartment and introduces her to a woman in police with information about Geoff. Later, Alya gives her the identification of the police officer because she refuses to listen.
Monday 23 March Part Two
Gemma tries to break in while the babies cry. Bernie appears in a state to find her and tells her she’ll be totally fine. Gemma breaks into tears and claims that she’s an unfit mother. Bernie tells Gemma to see a doctor, but Gemma implores Bernie not to say to him until Chesney returns. David tells Nick and Gail what Clayton did, and Nick wants to talk to Shona but gets terrible news. Alya needs to be able to help her comfort, Yasmeen and Ryan. Arthur apologizes to Evelyn and promises to grant him another chance. Ken and Norris are heading out to the Rovers, but Ken is learning that Eccles is going to be home alone and making a plan.
Wednesday 25 March Part One
David informs Maria that Shona did him favour over the divorce so that he could move on. David sits with Alina and gives her a beer, with a spark in between. Emma confides in Seb, meanwhile, that she is worried about Alina. With his escort, Geoff makes a meeting, though Alya discovers that Zeedan is not inviting the family to the wedding, Ryan has a suggestion. Bernie drives Gemma to the doctor, but when Dr Gaddas talks with her, Gemma avoids the subject. Charles is shocked that as Evelyn plans to visit Arthur, Ken has smuggled Eccles in.
Wednesday 25 March Part Two
Seb and David have a fight, and then David tells him he’s jealous and then Seb punches him Emma is shocked. Emma later says Seb that it’s evident that he has feelings for Alina when Nick begs David not to give up on his marriage, and he breaks down. Gemma plays Dr Gaddas down on her depression, but Bernie is upset. Chesney needs to know precisely what they row, and Gemma thinks Bernie won’t say something. Alya tells Geoff he’s not on Zeedan’s wedding guest list, but Geoff later reveals he’s attending the wedding. During their date, Arthur leads Evelyn home while Ken gets a look at the fine at Charles.