Stella's in self-destruct mode as she seeks some comfort at the bottom of a bottle. Looking on, Eileen warns Jason not to get involved with her again but he ignores her advice and offers Stella a shoulder to cry on. Fiz helps Hayley back to the cafe where Roy wants her to see a doctor but she refuses. At Mary's suggestion, Tyrone finds the pigeon owner's address stamped on its plume. Dev tells Mary that he's relieved at the turn of events but he's dreading telling his kids that Sunita was murdered. She tells him that he has to keep moving on. Tyrone rings the pigeon's owner. He'll pick her up tomorrow and her name is Beyonce. Sally turns up at the Rovers and gets back together with Tim. Eva gets concerned as Stella carries on knocking back the vodka. Hayley tells Roy that she can't stand living wrapped in cotton wool and she needs to be treated as herself and not a person with cancer. Roy agrees but he's not convinced. Sophie is furious to learn that Sally is back with Tim. Dev turns up at the Rovers and sees Jason desperately trying to convince Stella that she's not to blame for anything that happened. He takes her into the back room where he tells her that he doesn't blame her and she's not to become another victim of Karl. Fiz agrees to move in with Tyrone. Sophie has a go at Sally when she brings Tim home but she is told to mind her own business. Gloria offers Dev a heartfelt apology for her past actions and statements. Stella is unconvinced by Dev's words of comfort and begs Eva to leave her alone.


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  • Two lads in the Rovers are uncredited despite having lines of dialogue.
  • TV Times synopsis: Stella is in self-destruct mode and turns to the bottle for comfort; Roy is filled with worry when Fiz takes Hayley back to the cafe; and Sally plays it cool with Tim.
  • Viewing Figures: First UK broadcast: 8,930,000 viewers (4th place).
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