Deirdre: A Life on Coronation Street
Official ITV Coronation Street book
Monday 30 November 2015
An upbeat Sarah arrives at No.8 bearing gifts from Italy. David's unconvinced by her apparent breeziness. David accuses Sarah of putting on an act and tests her by suggesting she goes into the annexe. Her facade crumbling, Sarah flees. David's fears are confirmed. David is intrigued to witness a flirtatious Aidan and Sarah setting up a date. Kylie orders him to leave Sarah alone but when he watches her flustered attempts to avoid talking to Billy, David urges her to go back to Milan before she cracks up. Sarah angrily snaps that she won't let David dictate her life before letting rip to Kylie, issuing her with a stark warning about David...
Michelle's had enough of Aidan living at the pub and offers him the Streetcars flat. Aidan refuses, claiming it's a dump. So when Johnny complains about the B&B he and Kate are staying in, Michelle offers to show him round the flat. But as Michelle gives Johnny and Kate a tour, Aidan arrives, having had a change of heart. Kate backs Johnny as he argues with Aidan over who gets the flat. Arriving, Carla is forced to referee a game of 'rock, paper, scissors' between Aidan and Johnny.
Finding Michael asleep at the switch, Eileen is annoyed and takes him to task for wasting all his energy running errands for Dee.
Caitlin turns up on the street to surprise Craig. He invites her back to No.5 but as they move in for a kiss, they're interrupted by the arrival of Faye. Sally is saddened when Sophie announces she has no interest in celebrating Christmas without Maddie.
Wednesday 2 December 2015 (one hour)
David confides in Kylie that he's worried about Sarah's date with Aidan and fears she might blurt something out. Sarah leaves the Salon looking a million dollars. David hurries after her and warns her not to drink too much and not to mention Callum. Dressed to kill, Sarah arrives in the Rovers for her date. Aidan is bowled over but when he realises Sarah's horribly drunk he calls an abrupt end to the evening. David finds Sarah clearly upset and pouring her heart out to Billy. After a row with David, Sarah heads unsteadily towards Victoria Court but is knocked down by Tim's van. Gail, Nick, David and Kylie rush to the hospital. As they wait to discover the extent of Sarah's injuries, Sarah is stunned when the doctor tells her she's pregnant!
Realising Nick is short-staffed, Carla insists she'll waitress for the evening. Sally's bemused to find Carla serving her and enjoys giving her a hard time. Clearly loved up, Carla later proposes to Nick but she's interrupted when Michelle bursts in and breaks the news that Sarah's been run over. Will Nick give Carla an answer to her question?
Michael is mortified as he reveals to Eileen how Dee has nominated him for the Weatherfield Good Samaritan Award. Unaware of his discomfort, Eileen's thrilled.
Grabbing Craig's phone, Beth invites Caitlin over for dinner. Craig cooks a lovely meal for Beth, Kirk and Caitlin. Beth embarrasses him when she shows Caitlin his baby photos. Later, Craig berates Beth for humiliating him but when he receives a text from Caitlin will he be forced to climb down?
Friday 4 December 2015
After a sleepless night, Sarah asks the nurse not to tell anyone about her pregnancy. Audrey, Gail and Bethany discuss Sarah's accident and how she was rowing with David before she tripped. Kylie is suspicious. In the hospital, Billy tells Gail he's been worried about Sarah. Sarah assures Gail she wasn't trying to take her own life and was run over by accident. Unable to contain her doubts, Kylie confronts David, accusing him of pushing Sarah in front of the van to stop her from blabbing! Meanwhile the sonographer shows Sarah her baby for the first time and the enormity of her situation hits home.
When Carla announces that she and Nick are engaged, Johnny and Aidan are thrilled for her. However, when they break the news of their engagement to Gail, will she be as pleased?
Eileen and Sophie shower Michael with praise for his Good Samaritan nomination but Michael squirms with embarrassment. When Nick congratulates Michael on his nomination and tells him the Awards Ceremony will be taking place in the Bistro, he feels even worse.
Telling Craig that her Dad is away, Caitlin suggests he comes round. Nervously, Craig agrees, confiding in Faye that he's worried about having sex with Caitlin. When Sally hears Kate is having lunch in the bistro, she drags Sophie there and suggests that she and Kate should have a night out together.
Friday 4 December 2015
Carla confides in Michelle that she's worried Nick might be having second thoughts about marrying her. Michelle reckons she's worrying over nothing. In front of both families, Nick produces an engagement ring and, getting down on one knee, places it on Carla's finger. After a pep talk from Audrey, Gail apologises to Carla and welcomes her to the family. Under pressure from Bethany, Johnny and Aidan, Nick and Carla agree to throw a proper engagement party.
David rages at Kylie for thinking he would try and kill his own sister. Kylie realises she's gone too far and apologises to David for doubting him. Meanwhile, Sarah stares at the scan photo of her baby, her mind in turmoil.
Adamant he's not ready for sex, Craig cancels his date with Caitlin telling her he's sick. But when Caitlin calls at No.5 she's upset to realise Craig lied to her. Craig admits he's not ready to take their relationship to the next level.
Michael confesses to Gail that the reason he's helping Dee is that he burgled her house and can't possibly accept a Good Samaritan award as he feels such a fraud. Arriving home drunk, Michael throws his invite in the bin, announcing to a baffled Eileen that he won't be attending. Sophie, Kate, Sean and Billy head out for a night on the town. Sally clocks a spark between Sophie and Kate and is pleased everything's going to plan. Tim warns her that Kate has a fiance and she's playing with fire.