Helen has to tell Sean a few home truths while they organise their wedding. Sean later turns up at Larkhall with a lighter and white spirit. Monica hears some good news about her appeal. Shell spills the beans about her affair with Fenner - to his wife.Watch Now:Amazon
Shell arrives back on G-Wing and, with Denny, plan revenge on Snowball for Shaz's death. Fenner also has plans for Shell. Snowball retrieves her gun from its hiding place at Shaz's memorial and starts to put her escape plan into action, with the unwilling help of Karen. Bobby goes to an unsuccessful interview at Larkhall, resulting in his breakdown. Di is harassed by "Gnasher", an alias that Al and Tina are using. Babs gets her hearing back and reveals Snowball's plans to Yvonne, who makes plans of her own to stop Snowball and Richie.Watch Now:Amazon
Part One: Beech returns to London and pulls off a £6.5 million pound safety deposit box robbery, using a car bomb as a distraction. Stanton, now with a security firm, is assigned the task of retrieving documents stolen in the heist for a particularly rich client. While Beech's old friend Tommy cashes up his haul, Beech's firm are becoming increasingly frustrated at not receiving their cut of the cash. While Stanton continues to engineer the safe return of the documents, and organises a drop off, she spots none other than Frankie Nguyen getting into the back of a cab. Tommy is then attacked by Frankie in a jealous rage, and when Beech arrives to collect his haul, he finds Tommy's lifeless body on the kitchen floor.
New officer, Karen Betts, starts at Larkhall and reveals that she and Fenner have history. Helen is torn between duty and desire as she battles to hide her true feelings from Nikki, when she has no option but to transfer her to another prison after she slaps Dominic. Fenner discovers Shell's deceit and his anger knows no bounds but his wife wants him gone.Watch Now:Amazon
Shell and Denny celebrate their freedom with a vodka and cocaine binge. But before they make it to the airport they have a few grudges to settle, starting with Sylvia and Bobby Hollamby. Shaz is returned to Larkhall along with Crystal.Watch Now:Amazon
Zandra has her baby and goes to desperate lengths to keep him when she fights with another mother, who is pushing drugs. Helen returns just as Fenner is getting comfortable as G-Wing Governor but it gets worse as Shell phones Fenner's wife and tells her exactly what he's been up to.Watch Now:Amazon
As the inmates rehearse for a fashion show, a miscarrying inmate almost dies in her cell. Helen is forced into an alliance with difficult prisoner Nikki Wade. A smelly inmate returns and upsets everyone with her nasty habits and Fenner plays dangerous games with Shell and Rachel.Watch Now:Amazon
Fenner dies but is resuscitated and transferred to the hospital. Karen reveals that Dominic is not returning to the prison service. Sylvia is determined to make Shell suffer for her attack on Fenner and gets her moved to a psychiatric ward. "Mad" Tessa, Shell's old adversary, is ready and waiting to do the rest and Shell meets "Podger" Pam. Sylvia proposes a strike when Shell is returned to G-Wing.Watch Now:Amazon
Shell doesn't want anyone to know who broke her wrist. Shaz and Denny cause havoc on the wing with some on Shaz's tricks. Yvonne's deadly rival, Renee Williams turns up on G-Wing, armed with a blade. The Two Julies' madcap plan to have a baby goes yoghurt-pot up.
Renee attacks Yvonne in the bathroom but Nikki saves Yvonne before she does any real damage. Crystal, Shell, Denny, Shaz, Yvonne, Nikki, The Julies have all witnessed Renee's methods of dealing with people so everyone is a suspect when Renee bites the dust. Helen has some fantastic news for Nikki. Fenner's wife frees him to pursue Karen.
It’s Steve’s birthday but he doesn’t want to celebrate until he knows whether his licence will be renewed. Meanwhile Lloyd is still giving both Kelly and Steve the cold shoulder. Eileen and the drivers are worried about their jobs and things look grim when Steve returns from the meeting with bad news. Sean has got a lot of questions to ask his mother when she returns from holiday and he is frustrated when he receives a postcard from her on the day she is due to return home. He leaves another message on her answer machine. Gail’s home study plans for David falter at the first hurdle when she struggles to help him with his maths problems. David suggests asking Craig for help but instead of discussing school work the youngsters end up mulling over their family problems. Maria is still seething about Chris standing her up and is less than impressed when he turns up a day late. He insists he was working and couldn’t let her know – will he manage to win her round? Elsewhere - Diggory is concerned about the future of the bakery as business continues to fall. Steve is confident that the business can keep going if Lloyd takes over the licence but Lloyd has no intention of doing that unless Steve quits. Les and Eileen become increasingly worried as it seems Steve and Lloyd aren’t going to agree. Steve insists they will soon be back in business but with the main partners at loggerheads it seems increasingly unlikely. Meanwhile Liz wants to celebrate Steve’s birthday but it is the last thing he feels like doing. Sean finally gets hold of his mum and arranges to meet her tomorrow but keeps the reason for his visit a secret – hoping to catch her on the hop. Chris finally manages to convince everyone he is genuine when he drops hints about a famous client who prevented him from keeping his date with Maria and when he serenades her with a song it seems she is finally won over. Elsewhere Molly’s concerns about Diggory grow when he admits that he has had to get a
Sean's mum returns from hols oblivious to the bombshell awaiting her and is keen to tell all about her holiday. When Sean confronts her about Brian, Maureen first tries to lie her way out of it then confesses but doesn't see why it is a big deal. Sean is incredulous as she reveals the truth about his real dad - he is a plumber called Paul Jones. Sean is numb and asks her to leave. Steve starts to look to the future and asks Eileen if she would consider being the licensee if he were to open a new mini-cab firm away from Lloyd. Eileen says she would but can't see how splitting up Streetcars can be that straightforward. Steve is so buoyed up with the idea of a new firm that he can't see Lloyd being too much of a problem but Lloyd has told Kelly that he has plans too. Gail is still struggling to teach David at home and is concerned about what will happen when she goes back to work. Audrey comes up with the ideal solution - Ken Barlow tutoring David. Gail gets Ken's agreement but David is shocked at the proposal. Shelley confides in Betty that a vacancy has arisen for a manager at another pub and she is seriously considering it. Molly and Tyrone are keen to help out Diggory as the bakery business continues to struggle and they offer themselves as volunteer staff. Sean confesses to Eileen, Jamie and Violet that he thinks he is better off without any family after discovering the truth about his parentage.
Lloyd agrees to meet with Steve to divide up Streetcars. Steve doesn't know that Lloyd has the same plans to set up a rival firm and has offered jobs to Les and Eileen - topping Steve's offers to them both. When the meeting to divide Streetcars starts, Lloyd and Steve’s irritations grow. Lloyd wants fair return for his £50,000 investment - Steve offers him the cars but throws him out of the flat. Janice suggests Leanne invites the factory girls on a drinks night out in order to get on with them better. The offer is accepted but with little enthusiasm. Sean's mum calls round to see him but he is in no mood to talk to her. Maureen gives Eileen an envelope for Sean. He is stunned to find an old photo of his dad inside. He is confused about his feelings for this total stranger and tries desperately to find some likeness between himself and the man in the picture. Bev is intrigued when the brewery rep comes to see Shelley, Bev is convinced that romance is in the air and is stunned when Shelley comes clean about her job offer. Bev understands why Shelley wants to leave but it doesn’t make the news any easier to take. Maria is less than impressed when Chris keeps her waiting an hour at the pub. Tracy and Charlie don't see eye to eye over a Hunt family party which Blanche invites them to.
Janice persuades Kelly to join the girls on Leanne's night out. Eileen agrees to put Lloyd up as he vacates the flat. Charlie doesn't return from his night out until the morning and Tracy is seething. He is convinced he is in for an earful but she is surprisingly calm and insists that she has no problem with him staying out. Steve struggles to get his business back off the ground. Lloyd is determined to do the same and interrupts a car deal that Steve is doing in the street but Eileen is sick and tired of the pair fighting each other and bangs their heads together before heading off to London to leave them to sort it out. Charlie thinks he has got away with his night out whilst he is in the bath, Tracy writes him a note with instructions on how to cook his tea and Amy’s bedtime routine. With a smile on her face she slips out of the flat leaving the unsuspecting Charlie holding the baby. Bev is feeling guilty for muscling in on Shelley’s territory, but Fred insists she is worrying unnecessarily and a change of scene won’t do Shelley any harm. Meanwhile, Shelley is starting to look forward to leaving Weatherfield and her memories behind. Ashley, Claire and Josh return refreshed from their holiday but the cheery mood dissipates when Ashley opens a letter from the court about arranging a home visit with Matt. Sean is playing Cupid with Adam and Joanne. Charlie congratulates Tracy on getting one over him and next day Tracy is trying to butter Charlie up to persuade him to babysit so she can attend the family party. Charlie is having none of it and gets his own back by slipping out to the pub whilst she is in the bathroom. Furious Tracy heads to the Rovers and asks him to look after Amy - Shelley has overheard the entire thing and when Charlie refuses she can’t help but worry that Amy has been left home alone. Adam gives Sean internet site details and a laptop to start his family search. The factory girls are a bit wary about Leanne’s plans to take them all out
Nine months after he seconded from Sun Hill, Beech turns up in Sydney, Australia, and almost immediately hooks up with Frankie Nguyen, a Vietnamese-Australian woman with contacts in Sydney's criminal underworld. Together, she and Beech engage in a ruthless crime spree and are soon wanted by the Australian Federal Police, a rival Vietnamese gang and a ruthless and determined Stanton, who has arrived to arrest Beech and extradite him to Britain for the murder of Boulton nine months earlier. The chase comes to a head at a Sydney dock, and as Beech tries to make a getaway in his new boat, Stanton fires a shotgun after him, blowing up the boat and leaving Beech missing, presumed dead.
Vik attempts to keep a low profile when it appears that he has started a race war following his attack on Jeff Simpson. When he is assigned to investigate the incident he is responsible for, Danny manages to convince Simpson not to lodge a complaint. Jim and June investigate a series of thefts. Mickey and Debbie try to find out who Chandler is dating on the side.
The race war in Sun Hill soon begins to escalate, and Tony finds himself the victim of a petrol bomb attack. Vik and Danny are hot on the trail of a gang of criminals arguing over a stolen car, and after Mickey trails Debbie out of curiosity, she begins to suspect that Kate is sleeping with Chandler, but struggles to find any proof, until a frank admission.