There's drama heading for next week's Coronation Street when Eileen Grimshaw fears for her life after getting caught up in danger...
Next week’s Coronation Street will see cobbles favourite Eileen Grimshaw facing death as she gets caught up in the dangerous world of human trafficking.
Coronation Street fans have seen Seb Franklin determined to unearth the truth about Alina Pop and how she came to be working in the UK.
Viewers know that Alina has been brought to the UK as part of an Eastern European human trafficking ring as the soap explores a modern slavery storyline, and tonight (Monday 29th July) will see Seb find out that Alina has been living at the salon, sleeping on a mattress on the floor.
But it’s not just innocent Alina who is part of the illegal goings on, Eileen’s boyfriend Jan has been hiding a dark secret, working alongside Alina’s salon boss Rachel and her husband Nikolai to exploit the young girls they have brought to the UK.
Next week sees the storyline take a sinister turn when Eileen also gets caught up in the drama as she works out the truth about Jan and tries to tell the police about the gang’s illegal dealings.
The official website for Coronation Street revealed today: “Eileen is set for yet more heartache as Jan admits that he is a liar and a cheat, and as Jan and Nikolai fight, Eileen’s phone is smashed and she can’t call the police for help.”
But things get seriously out of hand when Nikolai proves he will go to any lengths to keep his trafficking business a secret…
“As the fight gets vicious, Eileen fears for her life! Luckily the police arrive, but will Eileen make it out alive?”
It remains to be seen if the police will arrest Jan, Nikolai and Rachel, and whether poor Eileen will pay the ultimate price for falling in love with Jan… but one thing is for sure, Eileen really does know how to pick the wrong men to fall for, doesn’t she?
Coronation Street airs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7.30pm and 8.30pm on ITV.
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