Coronation Street

Coronation Street

Episode 8306



How Roy Cropper (David Neilson) reacts to wife Hayley’s death will no doubt prove to be just as moving as her actual demise in the previous episode. You get the impression that the closed-off café-owner won’t go down the snot-and-tears route, but will instead remain inscrutable before eventually taking everyone by surprise by exploding with rage.

It will also be interesting to see how the character copes with having to strike out on his own now that he’s no longer half of one of Corrie’s best-loved double acts. With only Hayley’s red anorak for company, it’s going to seem very lonely indeed in that flat above Roy’s Rolls.


Roy is numb as he squeezes his wife's lifeless hand, and Carla puts two and two together when Anna removes the empty glass by Hayley's bed - leaving them both on edge when the doctor calls round - while the Street's residents are devastated by news of her death. Nick goes to great lengths to spoil Leanne, Maddie tells Sophie she'll return Sally's watch in exchange for £50, and Gloria causes ructions between Rita and Dennis.

Cast & Crew

Roy Cropper David Neilson
Hayley Cropper Julie Hesmondhalgh
Carla Barlow Alison King
Anna Windass Debbie Rush
Nick Tilsley Ben Price
Leanne Tilsley Jane Danson
Maddie Heath Amy Kelly
Sophie Webster Brooke Vincent
Gloria Price Sue Johnston
Dennis Tanner Philip Lowrie
Rita Tanner Barbara Knox
Director Kay Patrick
Executive Producer Kieran Roberts
Producer Stuart Blackburn
Writer Susan Oudot
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