Coronation Street (colloquially known as Corrie, Corro, or The Street) is an award-winning prime time soap opera set and produced in Manchester created by Tony Warren. It is the longest running and most watched soap opera on British television. It was first broadcast on 9 December 1960, made by Granada Television (now ITV Studios) and broadcast in all regions of ITV almost throughout its existence.
With Dennis in intensive care, Janice is furious to hear of Les' suicide attempt. Fred and Eve move their belongings into the Rovers, Dev shows Geena the tickets he's booked for their Tobago wedding, and Matt and Maxine call a truce.
Candice persuades Sarah to borrow the keys and let them use the Ramsdens' house, and Ken and Deirdre throw a surprise birthday party for Mike's 60th birthday; he is delighted that Adam is the surprise guest.
Jason and Kirk have little success when they go in search of girls in Blackpool, while Toyah has another date with Goran. Patricia turns up at No. 8 when Richard refuses to acknowledge her calls, and Fred offers to sponsor Roy's re-enactment.
Betty pulls her last pint at the rovers - she is moving to Wimbledon with Gordon and Caroline. Ken gives a speech at her leaving party, and Bet and Rita exchange pleasantries. Geena agrees to give Joe a second chance - to Dev's annoyance.
Blanche tells Deirdre that Archie has finished with her. Rita offers Sally a welcome two weeks' work at the Kabin, Fred feels that Lillian is taking over the Rovers, and Todd is depressed and missing Sarah.
Tyrone is upset when he sees Maria with Nick. Roy hears about the Sydney Sandwich and decides to try making them to sell in the cafe. Blanche at her most nosy quizzes Sophie and finds out that Kevin has moved back in - she proceeds to tell everyone. Geena is fed up with Shelley bossing her around so decides to work to rule. Kirk lets the cat out of the bag about the Sydney Sandwich and Les is a laughing stock. Kevin moves his stuff into No.13. He and Sally explain to the girls that he will be sleeping in the front room. One of the medal bearers at the games is taken ill and Norris steps into the breach. Norris frantically tries to get hold of Emily to make sure she's recording the medal ceremony. Sandy George, the Gazette editor, asks Ken if he would stand in for Doris Slack (aka Hermione Fairfax) and write Bodice Rippers for the paper. He refuses. Maria and Nick declare their love for each other. Les takes a bite from Roy's prototype Sydney Sandwich and is nearly sick when he finds out it contains wood grubs and larvae. The TV is on in the pub for the Commonwealth Games medal ceremony and Norris is on camera but nobody is watching.
Sarah is trapped in the car and seriously injured. Gail is furious with Richard for paying for the Meltons' holiday, but he assures her that Chris Melton will stop the bail hostel application from going through.
Steve is congratulated about his heroism in saving Audrey. Richard tells Archie that he is not celebrating because the fire has proved that Audrey is becoming a danger to herself. The Nelson family move into No.6. Blanche immediately starts gossiping about them when Angela does not stop to say hello to Blanche and Vera but rushes into their new house. Audrey breaks down to Gail, as she is scared about what is happening to her. Richard shows the fire investigator round the house and is relieved to hear that there is no suspicion and the fire will be reported as an accident. Lucy brings flowers to the Street for Audrey. Archie sees her and invites her for a drink in the Rovers. She meets Shelley. When Peter sees Shelley and Lucy together he panics. When Lucy leaves he follows her. He is furious and tells Lucy not to go near Shelley again. Audrey moves into the Hillmans' house and David moves in with Martin. Maxine and Doreen pop round to meet the Nelsons, bringing them a cup of sugar. Doreen gets a letter from the solicitors saying that Derek has made Mike a co-respondent in the divorce. She tells Mike but he wants nothing to do with it. Audrey asks Gail to re-book her an appointment with the specialist. Richard checks Audrey's pills with Martin. He decides to look after them in case she overdoses.
Archie initially disbelieves Audrey when she says that Richard has been trying to kill her; eventually, however, both come to the conclusion that Gail is in danger. Gail and Richard, meanwhile, pledge their devotion to each other...
Gail insists that Audrey gives the children their presents on the doorstep. An accident befalls Norris, and the Barlows welcome the return of a family member. Richard calls on a sick Emily with dastardly intentions...