Coronation Street fans can expect plenty of drama next week as Abi Webster (Sally Carman) goes head-to-head with Imran Habeeb (Charlie De Melo) to gain custody of baby Alfie.
Toyah Battersby’s (Georgia Taylor) heart breaks as Elsie leaves with the social worker.
Having drowned her sorrows she drunkenly heads to the solicitors to have it out with Imran but Adam Barlow (Sam Robertson) tells her he has gone to visit Alfie.
When Imran returns and asks her to let him put things right she leaves him in no doubt about how she feels.
Imran tells Abi he is flat hunting and suggests she could move in with Alfie but she turns him down.
Elsewhere, as Kelly Neelan (Millie Gibson) tries to come to terms with her mum Laura's death she is overwhelmed when she discovers she stands to inherit everything from her dad, including the family home and asks Gary Windass (Mikey North) to go and check on the house for her.
At the neglected house, Gary is faced with a photo of a smiling Rick Neelan and packs up some belongings to bring back to Kelly.
As Kelly looks at the reminders of her childhood, she’s overcome with emotion and hurries out.
Alone in Victoria Garden and numb with misery, Kelly takes out her mum’s little bottle of morphine from her pocket and unscrews the top just as Abi arrives.
Hearing from Kelly about how Abi saved her from taking the morphine, Imran is alarmed that Abi now is in possession of a bottle of the medication.
He shares his feared with Toyan and tells her that he intends to fight for custody of Alfie and he would love her to help him raise his son, as a family.
A determined Abi tells Kevin she would like to return to work so she an afford to buy some things for Alfie but she is shocked when she discovers that Imran plans to fight her for custody of their son.
Abi meets up with Elliot, her solicitor, and tells him she wants to apply for full custody of Alfie.
She approaches Imran and reveals her intention to fight him all the way for custody Alfie. Meanwhile, Imran resorts to dirty tricks.
Also, when Maria Connor (Samia Longchambon) admits that she might not attend Rick’s funeral as she has her council reputation to think about, Gary’s angry and reckons she should be putting Kelly first.
Gary, Maria and Kelly arrive for Rick’s funeral and he glances nervously about, hoping that none of Rick’s cronies are going to turn up.
As they gather at Rick’s graveside, a man approaches and spits on Rick’s coffin, telling Kelly that he hopes he rots in hell.
Gary snaps and punches the man and no one notices a photographer lurking in the bushes.
Will Gary commit murder once again?
Coronation Street airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on ITV at 8pm
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