Gary Windass tries to control Derek at work… and in his personal life (second part of tonight's preview of the one-hour episode)
Gary Windass berates Derek for signing paperwork without him in Coronation Street and menacingly orders him to finish with Izzy. When Derek tries to let Izzy down gently, claiming it’s awkward for him to date Gary’s ex, oblivious Izzy points out he’s Gary’s boss and can do as he likes…
Humiliated, Bethany heads for the front door. James calls at Bethany’s flat and begs her to understand he can’t come out publicly because it would be impossible to be an openly gay, black footballer due to some fans’ prejudice. Bethany softens when James apologises for using her. Back at the party, Michael tries to talk to James about Bethany but James laughs it off as a tiff.
Adam arrives at No.3 and takes Daniel away, meanwhile, Sinead asks Beth to ensure she’s dressed nicely when she’s buried, dissolving her to tears. Daniel breaks down and sobs in Adam’s arms.
Steve’s delighted when Emma introduces him to the footballers as her dad for the first time. Chesney’s amazed when Paul lays into him for not throwing Bernie out and Gemma’s puzzled to see them squaring up. Max arrives home and Shona reveals she knows he bunked off but Max flatly denies it and stomps upstairs.