Beleaguered Bethany Platt will be subjected to more horror in next week’s Coronation Street when so-called boyfriend Nathan Curtis burns her as punishment for getting drunk at a party.
Nathan will be seen pressuring Bethany into sleeping with three different men as his mission to sexually exploit the vulnerable teen intensifies.
But when Bethany’s behaviour starts to attract attention, Nathan exerts control by burning her with a cigarette.
In the scene below, you can see Nathan ‘apologise’ to Bethany, arguing that she’s too immature to understand the complexities of adult relationships – all the while, of course, luring her further into his trap.
So will Nathan’s ploy work? And will Bethany return to the party – now further under Nathan’s control?
Watch the scene from Thursday’s episode below. Beneath that, there’s a 60-second rundown of all next week’s drama on Coronation Street