Note: This article discusses topics such as rape and sexual assault.
Coronation Street spoilers follow.
Next week Coronation StreetAmy is traumatized in the show’s new storyline exploring the issue of sexual consent.
Elsewhere, Daisy goes to court to seek help about Justin, and the truth about Beth and Hope’s slap incident comes to light.
Here is the complete collection of 13 great moments to come.
1. Amy is shocked by Aaron’s confession
Amy wakes up hungover and has no memory of what happened the night before. She is shocked when Aaron tells her that things went too far last night and they shouldn’t have slept together.
Amy points out that she was too drunk to consent to sex. Aaron claims she wanted it as much as he did, but Amy sees she’s lying.
2. Amy has a hard time coping
A traumatized Amy tries to process what happened, has a terrible night and misses her last lecture at the university.
Later, Amy agrees to meet Summer for a drink at the Rovers, unable to think of a reason not to attend.
When Amy finds out that Aaron is there and that he invited a friend, she makes excuses and leaves.
3. Summer is confused by Amy’s advice
Later in the week, Summer tells Amy that she plans to attend Manchester University so she can be around Aaron. Wishing her friend to stay away from Aaron, Amy vaguely encourages her to look further. Summer is confused by unexpected advice.
Later, Aaron begs Amy again not to tell Summer what happened between them, but still insists it was consensual sex.
4. Christina’s new boyfriend shocks Daisy
Daisy goes to the bistro for lunch with her mom, who is bringing her new boyfriend with her.
Daisy is horrified when her mother’s “new man” turns out to be stalker Justin, who is apparently running another twisted game.
5. Daisy and Daniel argue about getting married
Daisy decides to postpone her wedding after she worries that Justin may have found out what the date is.
There’s more bad news for Daisy when the boutique owner gets in touch, reversing the deal to lend her a dress. Turns out Justin was in contact with the business, accusing Daisy of assault. The boutique now fears bad publicity if they get involved with Daisy.
Daniel tries to downplay the situation, but this only irritates Daisy even more and she runs away.
6. Justin crosses another line
While in house number 1, Daisy hears the doorbell ring and checks the app to find out who it is. He’s worried that Justin has paid another visit.
Daisy orders Justin to leave, but when she returns to the living room, she is horrified to discover that Justin has barged in through the back door. Daisy is clearly terrified because she’s worried about what Justin will do.
7. Daisy goes to court about Justin
Later in the week, Daisy goes to court to apply for a Stalking Protection Order, which would put restrictions on Justin after his appalling behavior.
Dee-Dee represents Daisy and points out to the judge that Justin didn’t bother to defend himself. Daisy also makes a strong statement, explaining how Justin has made her life miserable lately.
Suddenly, there is a break in the courtroom because Justin is running late. He gives his own false version of events, claiming to be an acquaintance of Daisy, and that the stalking allegations are just a misunderstanding.
8. Fiz and Tyrone discover the truth about Hope and Beth
Fiz and Tyrone go home for a romantic lunch but are surprised to find Hope there when she should be at school.
Fiz innocently approaches Hope, but is surprised when she flinches and begs her mom not to hit her. Fiz and Tyrone realize that Hope is really scared and must have been telling the truth about Beth slapping her.
9. Beth apologizes
After explaining what really happened, Beth writes a letter of apology to Hope and asks Fiz to deliver it.
With her relationship on the rocks as well, Beth seeks advice from Maria, who thinks she needs to find a way to remind Kirk that she’s a good person.
Beth takes Kirk on a trip into the past, showing him some memorabilia from their relationship and expressing how much she loves him. Kirk is visibly touched by the gesture, but insists he needs more time before making any promises about their future.
10. Beth and Kirk try to move forward
Beth and Kirk soon face a second crisis due to a letter Kirk found from Beth’s ex-boyfriend Marco.
The couple’s latest clash leads to Kirk threatening to move out. However, when they realize that’s not what they want, they agree it’s time to move on from those arguments and put their differences of opinion behind them.
11. Tim worries about Elaine
Elaine gets closer to Stephen and shows a picture of a country cottage.
Elaine tells Tim that she is looking at real estate and is seeking Stephen’s advice as they plan to spend a lot of time together. Still struggling to trust Stephen, a concerned Tim wonders what his mom is getting into.
12. Jackson’s Return
Faye continues to ignore messages from Jackson, the father of her daughter Miley.
Not giving up, Jackson visits Number 4 and introduces himself to Sally and Tim. He explains that he has returned to the UK with Miley and is having a hard time getting in touch with Faye.
Sally fills in the blanks for Tim, explaining that Faye has already told her about ignoring Jackson’s messages because she doesn’t want to see Miley. Tim is shocked by the revelation.
13. Sam and Hope become more than just friends
Sam and Hope grow closer when they meet at a coffee shop.
The kids at school agree that they are now boy and girl.
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Coronation Street worked with School Consent Draft in Amy’s storyline.
If you have been affected by the issues raised in this story, you can get more information from Rape Crisis England and Wales, which works to end all forms of sexual violence and sexual misconduct, at their website or by calling the National Rape Crisis Helpline on 0808 802 9999. Rape crisis in Scotland the helpline number is 08088 01 03 02.
Readers in the US are encouraged to contact us RAIN, or the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800-656-4673.