JACI STEPHEN’S ultimate insight into the week’s soaps
where her condition deteriorates. The cops are putting pressure on one resident, but is it the right one? Of course not. Weatherfield’s coppers couldn’t spot the Grim Reaper on Death Row. There’s brief hope for Tina, but then the crash team arrives and it’s all over ( left). We’ll miss her. The pressure takes its toll on Carla when a drunken dru Peter protests his innocence and punches pun Rob. Doubled over ove in pain, Carla is in h hospital, but is she about abo to lose the baby (the one she’s carrying, ing not the one she’s ma married to)? Biz Bizarrely, Michelle ann announces she’s left Ste Steve because he fail failed to tell her of the cou couple’s affair. Isn’t tha that what mates do? Ke Keep friends’ secrets? Sal Sally is nervous, fearing Tim is about to pro propose. Given his ver verbal skills, I can’t im imagine him ever bei being able to form the sen sentence ‘I do’.
Remember these plots that had us hooked?
Nana Moon thought she’d found love after meeting charming Wilfred Atkins on holiday – but when he’s exposed as a conman and does a runner on their wedding day, grandson Alfie is there to give Nana a shoulder to cry on (above).
Hotpot all round! Having notched up 30 years behind the bar of the Rovers, Betty Williams turns up at work to find a surprise party’s been thrown for her, attended by regulars including Mike Baldwin and Vera Duckworth (above, with Betty, centre).
After shooting Alan Turner during a raid on the post office, Viv Windsor’s jailbird ex-husband Reg Dawson takes Viv (above, with Reg) and Shirley Turner hostage. Reg shoots Shirley dead before he himself is killed by a police marksman.