Romance SCANDAL in Coronation Street as Abi cheats with Peter?

Coronation Street spoilers: Peter Barlow and Abi kiss!

What will Carla and Kevin say?

Next week's Coronation Street will see Abi Franklin make a move on Peter Barlow, but how will he respond?

After confessing her addiction demons to Kevin, Abi has been on her best behaviour.

Coronation Street spoilers: Abi Franklin tells Kevin the truth!

Abi is trying to prove herself to Kevin (Picture: ITV)

But next week will see her give Jack some bad advice and she's left convinced that she has blown it for good with Kevin.

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On a mission 

Abi hits self destruct and heads to the Rovers yard with nothing but a bottle of whisky for company.

Luckily Peter finds her, but it is later revealed that Abi makes a pass on Peter that leaves him shocked.

Coronation Street spoilers: Debbie has a warning for Abi Franklin…

Debbie catches Abi and Peter chatting and jumps to conclusions (Picture: ITV)

The pair meet in the ginnel later to talk, but Debbie catches them out and demands to know what is going on.

Once they've got rid of Debbie, Peter tells Abi that they need to keep quiet about their 'moment', desperate for Carla not to find out.

Debbie's on the case 

But when Debbie later corners him and warns him off Abi, it dawns on him that Abi's confided in Kevin's sister about her pass at him.

Peter is baffled about why Abi would come clean and confronts her, admitting that he now thinks honesty is the best policy when it comes to Carla and Kevin.

Coronation Street spoilers: Peter Barlow crosses swords with Debbie!

Peter is shocked when Debbie warns him off Abi (Picture: ITV)

But Abi is desperate to keep her flirting under wraps and talks Peter into keeping quiet... however Debbie soon beats them to it and tells Kevin that Peter and Abi are having an affair.

Debbie jumps to the conclusion that Abi is cheating after she sees her getting into a car with Peter... not realising that she is simply getting a taxi and Peter happens to be her driver.

After putting two and two together and getting five, Debbie tells Kevin that Abi is playing away.

Kevin's heartbroken

All hell soon breaks loose when he marches over to the Rovers to have it out with Peter, only for Carla to also overhear the drama.

News of Peter Barlow and Abi’s ‘affair’ is out…

Will Carla and Kevin believe Abi and Peter when they say they're not having an affair? (Picture: ITV)

Peter and Abi explain that they're not having an affair, but when Abi is forced to mention the silly pass that she made at Peter, the news doesn't go down well.

Is this the end for both couples?

Coronation Street airs on Mondays and Wednesdays 7.30pm and 8.30pm with an hour long episode at 7.30 on Fridays on ITV - see our TV Guide for full listings.

Claire Crick
Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch

Claire is Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch and has been a journalist for over 15 years, writing about everything from soaps and TV to beauty, entertainment, and even the Royal Family. After starting her career at a soap magazine, she ended up staying for 13 years, and over that time she’s pulled pints in the Rovers Return, sung karaoke in the Emmerdale village hall, taken a stroll around Albert Square, and visited Summer Bay Surf Club in sunny Australia. 

After learning some tricks of the trade at websites Digital Spy, Entertainment Daily, and Woman & Home, Claire landed a role at What’s On TV and writing about all things TV and film, with a particular love for Aussie soaps, Strictly Come Dancing and Bake Off

She’s interviewed everyone from June Brown — AKA Dot Cotton — to Michelle Keegan, swapped cooking tips with baking legend Mary Berry backstage at the NTAs, and danced the night away with soap stars at countless awards bashes. There’s not a lot she doesn’t know about soaps and TV and can be very handy when a soapy question comes up in a pub quiz! 

As well as all things soap-related, Claire also loves running, spa breaks, days out with her kids, and getting lost in a good book.