CORONATION Street’s love rat Robert Preston is accused of murdering the mother of his unborn child after Michelle Connor swindles him out of the Bistro next week.
Tim also reveals he had a Vegas wedding before marrying Sally after Yazmeen and Geoff return from their travels with some big news…
1. Robert is arrested
In the wake of Michelle and Robert’s dramatic wedding day, fans have been left wondering where pregnant Vicky is after Tyler stormed down the aisle and accused Robert of murdering her.
The jilted groom is furious when he’s booted out of the bistro next week, realising that he’s been swindled.
And things only get worse for him later when he’s arrested on suspicion of assault.
Robert is quick to explain that the last time he rowed with Vicky she threw a vase at the wall.
But his excuses quickly unravel when the police reveal they found blood on a fragment of the vase.
The police then go on to explain that they found a second fragment of the vase in Robert’s van.
Robert is horrified as the police officer confirms that the blood found is that of his former pregnant lover Vicky.
Will Robert rustle up an explanation or is he done for?
2. Maria has some special news
Gary has been romancing Maria over the last few months after the lothario stepped in like a knight in shining armour to pay for her shopping.
Things have escalated quickly as Gary has gone to great lengths to make it official with the hair stylist.
Delighted, the super villain suggests they view the flat in Victoria Court that’s up for rent.
Maria is sky high at the proposition.
But will the romance end in tears?
Discussing her character’s relationship with Gary, actress Samia Longchambon said that she fears the worst for unlucky-in-love Maria: “I think it has trouble all over it because Gary is a bad lad.”
3. Ali warns Maria
Maria’s ex lover and drug addict Ali Neeson has been jealous of Gary ever since he swooped in and romanced the hairdresser.
Desperate to see Gary’s downfall, Ali has been doing some digging and discovered the evil builder’s secret life as a loan shark.
Next week, when Sarah spots Gary handing over the keys of the 4×4, she realises their pregnancy secret.
When she reveals the news to Ali, he realises it’s time to step in and stop the relationship before it’s too late.
Ali warns Maria about Gary’s secret criminal life but will she heed his warning?
3. Gary spins a web of lies
After a warning from the doc, Maria has her suspicions but puts them to the back of her mind.
But later, while Maria is putting up a poster advertising Weatherfield Winter Wonderland, Big Garth spots her designer handbag and assures her it’s not fake.
Realising it must have cost hundreds, Maria finally confronts Gary about his endless cash.
He denies everything and insists that he beat up Ryan because he stole from him.
Will Maria believe the serial killer father of her unborn baby?
4. Yasmeen and Geoff come back with a bang from Las Vegas
Corrie fans know that Yasmeen and Geoff are embroiled in a dark storyline of coercive control that has been brewing for a few months.
It’s set to come to a head as they return from Las Vegas with the news that they got married while they were away.
5. Geoff pushes Alya away from Yasmeen
Geoff has set about isolating Yasmeen from her nearest and dearest in an attempt to gain ultimate control over her.
Fans watched in horror as he tore up a photo of her dead son.
The bully has also been pushing Alya and Ryan away from his wife.
Next week, he’ll tell Yasmeen that Alya and Ryan misused the house while they were away in an attempt to turn Yasmeen against them.
He also spreads his poison when he claims Alya is only disapproving of their marriage because she’s concerned about her inheritance.
Geoff organises a wedding party for him and Yasmeen and convinces Alya to stay away – much to the dismay of Yasmeen.
6. Wedding party disaster
Things are going swimmingly at Geoff and Yasmeen’s wedding party as the abuser does a speech and showers Yasmeen with compliments.
But when Cathy removes a piece of shell she finds in her crab canope, a furious Geoff blows it out of proportion.
After the guests disperse, he berates his bride for humiliating him.
Viewers will see the brute take the shell from the bin and cruelly insist she should eat it.
Will this be the turning point for Yasmeen that will see her speak out about the abuse?
7. Tim realises he’s a bigamist
Next week, Tim panics when Geoff returns from Vegas with Yasmin and announces the pair are now married.
Tim seems to be fretting when he suggests they should have another ceremony at home to make it official.
When Geoff says there’s no need – their wedding in Vegas was official – Tim starts to panic.
His friends are in hysterics, but Tim realises he needs to track down his wife and save his relationship with Sally.
When he discovers the air hostess in a bar in town, he asks for a divorce but will it be that easy?
8. Tim plans to pops the question to Sally
With his divorce to the air hostess on the horizon, Tim tells his mates he’s planning to pop the question to Sally – while she is none the wiser.
With Tim’s luck, what could possibly go wrong?
9. Daniel’s obsession worsens
There’s more heartache for Corrie’s grieving Daniel next week as he struggles to cope with his loss.
Viewers saw the single father go into overdrive when his laptop containing videos of Sinead was stolen.
Next week, with the laptop back in his possession, things take a turn for the worse.
Ken, Peter and Adam arrive at Daniel’s flat to see Sinead’s face plastered across the TV screen.
Daniel is lying in a heap on the floor clutching Bertie to his chest, crying as he watches Sinead’s videos.
10. Bethany comforts Daniel
Bethany is there when a drunk Daniel steps out in front of Cathy’s car and crashes across the bonnet.
He later tells her tearfully about one of Sinead’s videos, which addresses his kiss with Bethany.
Bethany assures him that Sinead knew the kiss meant nothing and that all she would want from him is to be a good dad to Bertie.
Daniel promises to move on for his child’s sake.
But with Bethany offering Daniel a shoulder to cry on, could the pair get it together in the wake of Sinead’s death – much to the horror of Sinead’s family?