Fans will have to wait and see whether Gail loses everything thanks to Lewis, but the door remains open for Nigel Havers to reprise his role again in the future.
Meanwhile, although some reports today have suggested that Kirsty Soames will definitely be leaving Coronation Street this year, a spokesperson told Digital Spy this morning that nothing is confirmed yet.
In the meantime, the week commencing Monday, February 4 is a big one for Kirsty and Tyrone. When Tyrone's solicitor advises him to plead guilty to the charges he's facing after Kirsty falsely accuses him of domestic violence, the mechanic hatches a desperate plan to flee Weatherfield with Fiz and baby Ruby…
Also watch out for Tracy causing trouble at Underworld after Rob convinces Carla to take her on, while Marcus is reminded of his old life as he pays a visit to Manchester's Canal Street with Maria.
The magazine also reports that Tanya will soon be leaving Walford for three weeks - only to be left stunned when she returns and finds that Max has already moved on in her absence…
Also watch out for Lola stepping up her attempts to win back custody of her baby daughter Lexi - but how far will Phil go as he stands in her way?
Expect drama for Gennie surrounding baby Molly's christening in early February as Katie pulls out from being godmother. Who will take her place?
Meanwhile, TV Times reports that Alicia's first duty as events manager at Home Farm will be to organise David and Priya's wedding! Alicia agrees to have her own marriage to David annulled, but will she be able to keep a lid on her feelings?
Ruby has been tipped to face "grave danger" herself in the episodes, but will there be justice for Esther?
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