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'Coronation Street' takes 8.7m with Lesley death aftermath

Coronation Street and EastEnders were both above the 8m mark in Monday evening's (May 14) soap ratings, overnight figures show.

Coronation Street pulled in 8.43m (39.0%) at 7.30pm and 173k (0.7%) on +1 as Eileen and Paul were questioned over Lesley's death, while 8.65m (37.4%) watched at 8.30pm and 246k (1.0%) on timeshift as the troubled couple parted ways.

Paul admits that he can't cope with the gossip either and Eileen suggests that Paul leaves altogether


Ben confesses that he killed Heather.


EastEnders, meanwhile, attracted 8.12m (35.6%) at 8pm as Ben confessed his dark secret to Ian. BBC Three's repeat screening secured 787k (4.0%) at 10pm.

Emmerdale interested 6.63m (33.0%) at 7pm and 140k (0.6%) on +1 with the Dingle family's latest troubles, while Hollyoaks appealed to 845k (4.5%) at 6.30pm on Channel 4 and 439k (2.2%) for E4's first look at 7pm.

Over on Channel 5, Neighbours grabbed 750k (10.4%) at 1.45pm and 975k (6.5%) at 5.30pm, while Home and Away managed 670k (3.8%) at 6pm and 426k (2.3%) for 5*'s first look at 6.30pm.

Elsewhere, the dramatic car crash stunt in Doctors was seen by 1.44m (20.3%) at 1.45pm on BBC One.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional Get the Inside Soap magazine on your iPhone or iPad
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