ITV has revealed when it will be showing Coronation Street this festive season, with a special hour-long episode set to air on Christmas Day at 8.15pm. In the spotlight this year will be a drunken Jenny, who will be looking to take revenge on Liz. Just how far will the Rovers landlady go to get her own back?
Elsewhere, Sal’s sister Gina Seddon’s feelings for brother-in-law Tim Metcalfe are growing and the sneaky sibling plays the troubled couple off against each other to mess with the marriage. As Tim drowns his sorrows without his missus by his side, Gina seizes the moment and offers Tim a shoulder to cry on – but will it end up as more than that?
Daniel Osbourne pulls out all the stops to give his beloved Sinead Tinker an unforgettable Christmas Day, as his pregnant soul mate copes with the reality of her cervical cancer diagnosis. There’s not a turkey in sight as the Barlows and Tinkers gather for a vegan Christmas dinner, but with Sinead aware she’s on borrowed time having lied to her fella about avoiding chemotherapy for fear of harming her unborn babies, will there be much to smile about for the families?
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Plus, Carla Connor and Peter Barlow see in the New Year in a reflective mood as they ponder what could’ve been if he hadn’t cheated with Tina McIntyre and wrecked their marriage. Alone in the old snooker hall, which Peter plans to buy after selling his half of the factory to another of Carla’s exes, Nick Tilsley, the old chemistry intensifies as midnight looms and the pair share an intimate moment… Will they be an item again by 2019?
The Coronation Street Christmas and New Year 2018 schedule plays out as follows:
Christmas Eve – 7.30pm, ITV (60-minute episode)
Christmas Day – 8.15pm, ITV (60-minute episode)
Boxing Day – 7.30pm, ITV
Friday 28 December – 7.30pm, 8.30pm, ITV
New Year’s Eve – 7.30pm, ITV
New Year’s Day – 8.00pm, ITV (60-minute episode)
Wednesday 2 January – 7.30pm, 8.30pm, ITV
Friday 4 January – 7.30pm, 8.30pm, ITV
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