'Coronation Street' spoilers: Sabeen Habeeb blackmails Imran!

Imran is shocked when Sabeen Habeeb gives him an ultimatum.
Imran is shocked when Sabeen Habeeb gives him an ultimatum. (Image credit: ITV)

In tonight’s first episode of Coronation Street (7.30pm — see our TV Guide for full listings) Sabeen Habeeb tests Imran’s loyalty

Sabeen Habeeb asks Imran to join her on a lucrative appeal case but he’s gobsmacked when he sees the defendant’s name - Harvey Gaskell! Imran refuses but Sabeen reminds him what he got up to on the night of Kelly’s verdict and urges him to reconsider. Imran fears blackmail is on the cards. Will he risk his reputation and his relationship?

David reports Daniel to the school for assaulting Max, and he is summoned to a meeting with the deputy head. He apologises for grabbing Max’s jacket but refuses to withdraw his accusation about the stolen wallet, shocked that he may not be believed. 

Daniel is summoned to the Head's office.

Daniel is summoned to the Head Teacher's office. (Image credit: ITV)

David declares Daniel should be sacked and if the school won’t act, he will. When Shona refuses to support David, knowing how much trouble Max can cause, the couple row. 

Meanwhile, Mrs Crawshaw advises Daniel to pacify David rather than throw away his career, but in the corner shop, a bank card Max tries to use is declined, leaving Dev suspicious and later Daniel’s horrified to hear that David has reported him to the police for assaulting Max.

David wants Daniel to pay!

David wants Daniel to pay! (Image credit: ITV)

Audrey remains deeply hurt by Rita’s disloyalty and accuses Gail, Claudia and the rest of her ‘friends’ of laughing at her behind her back. Explaining her feelings of redundancy to Shona, Audrey’s touched by her words of comfort and decides she will refuse to be pushed out. 

Audrey feels like she is being pushed out.

Audrey feels like she is being pushed out. (Image credit: ITV)

As Asha enthuses about her studies, Roy encourages Nina to seek an outlet for her creative talents as it may help her cope with her grief.

Roy thinks Nina needs something else to focus on.

Roy thinks Nina needs something else to focus on. (Image credit: ITV)

Also, Danny’s ears prick up when he hears Ed telling Paul they have a cash flow problem at the yard. But James is puzzled, knowing how busy his dad has been lately.

Coronation Street continues tonight at 8.30pm.

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 WhattoWatch.com and write daily On Demand reviews.