After crushing Maria’s secret mobile into the pavement, Aidan takes Maria back to the flat and is determined to prove that their days of sneaking around are almost over. However, as he hooks up his tablet to play music via the tv and heads for the bedroom, Aidan fails to spot a text from Eva, revealing that she’s coming home early.
Back from France, Eva confides in Leanne that she might be pregnant. Shortly afterwards at the flat, Aidan is forced to hide a half-dressed Maria, but will he get away with it this time?
Meanwhile, Phelan wears a tie for work and tells Eileen that he’s after a new contract. However, when Eileen sees Phelan getting into a car with Nicola, who has agreed to let him accompany her and Seb to an ex-offender’s talk in Liverpool, Eileen secretly fears he’s got another woman.
Phelan does his best to make a good impression on Nicola after she walks in on him having a set-to with Seb, but why is he so keen to impress her?
Elsewhere, when Robert reveals that he’s raising the money to buy Nick’s share of the Bistro, Michelle suggests she could buy it with her proceeds from the Rovers sale. How will Robert respond? When Michelle then bumps into her ex Will, she agrees to join him for a catch-up.
Also today, Daniel hides when Ken calls in the Bistro to wish him luck for his degree results. Kevin offers to babysit so Dev can take Erica out. Dev is grateful, unaware of Kevin’s guilty conscience.