Robert Preston's arrested for drink driving in Corrie

Robert Preston in Coronation Street
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Nick reports Robert Preston to the police and he's arrested in Corrie

The police pull up behind Robert Preston and explain they’ve had a tip off about him drink driving. Having failed the breathalyser, Robert is arrested. Nick watches with glee and under Steph’s glare, admits he reported Robert to the police. Robert returns and pouring himself a whisky, tells Steph and Andy he’s looking at a fine and a 12-month ban, forcing Steph to admit Nick dobbed him in. Meanwhile, Nick tells Leanne that although he wants revenge on Robert, he’s serious about his new business and wants her to be a part of it - but they’re interrupted by a furious Robert.

Sally’s grateful when Todd warns her to make sure Phelan’s development proposal is watertight. When she later underlines the need for total transparency, Phelan masks his irritation realising Todd’s interfered.

Craig works on his police application form and asks Beth if there have been any convictions in the family. Beth lists a couple of minor offences but later lies to Craig and assures him she’s posted his form.

Aidan confides in Johnny how he’s planning a surprise mini break for Eva, while Johnny reveals his plans to rent Carla’s flat. Kirk takes a message from an estate agent saying that Mr Connor can pick up the keys to his new flat. Assuming them to mean Aidan, Kirk passes the message onto Eva who’s thrilled.


Ellen Markwardt
Listings Editor at TV Times

I've always had a passion for TV and movies, and got my dream job as TV Times Listings Editor over a decade ago. previously I was interviewing celebrities on a freelance basis for What's On TV, TV Easy and TV & Satellite Week magazines. There's nothing better than going behind-the-scenes of TV shows to bring our readers on set secrets and gossip! As well as my main role at TV Times, I also write Coronation Street spoilers for and write daily On Demand reviews.