After Claire’s dangerous actions the previous day, Ashley is at a loss as to what he should do to help his distressed wife. Realising that Claire is ill and in need of professional help, he hatches a plan to get his wife to the hospital. Ashley lies to Claire and tells her they should go back to the maternity ward in order to find her real baby. Relieved that Ashley believes there has been a mix up, Claire gladly agrees. Once at the hospital Claire quickly realises that she has been deceived and struggles with her husband as Ashley is forced to take her to the psychiatric ward. Claire is interviewed by the hospital staff and from her answers they are forced to section her believing her to be a risk to both herself and her baby. As a screaming Claire is led away will Ashley allow his wife to be detained at the hospital and how will he live with himself having duped Claire into attending the hospital in the first place? Meanwhile, the Rovers holds a karaoke night to mark Sean’s birthday and Violet feels increasingly distant from boyfriend Jamie as he agrees to sing a song with Sean but declines an invitation to sing a duet with her. Elsewhere, Liam faces older brother Paul’s wrath when he stuns him by telling him he has no intention of ditching Frankie ahead of Danny’s imminent return from holiday. And Cilla heads off for her holiday in Cyprus with Yana leaving a deflated Les at home.
Writer: Julie Jones