‘Coronation Street’ bosses have teased the drama that lies ahead for the residents of Weatherfield, with the workers of the Underworld set to take centre stage this spring.
With the upcoming departure of factory boss Carla Connor (Alison King), it will be an eventful few months for the machinists, with many landing exciting new storylines.
Take a look at some of what’s in store for Sally, Fiz, Aiden and co. with our run-down below...
A hot new romance
Factory boss Aidan (Shayne Ward) is firmly setting his sights on Eva Price’s (Catherine Tyldesley) charms. With their relationship now firmly cemented what will Coronation Street’s hottest new couple bring to the business?
Carla's secret comes out?
As Carla’s wedding to Nick (Ben Price) draws closer it’s all smiles. However the smiles mask the hidden pain and secrets that many of the workers are hiding. Carla’s (Alison King) happily planning her big day and her move to Devon. But with Tracy (Kate Ford) blackmailing Carla, using her knowledge of Carla’s one night stand with Robert (Tristan Gemmill), it’s a fragile happiness that could be shattered at any moment.
A tough choice for Kate
Kate (Faye Brookes) was all set to marry fiancee Caz (Rhea Bailey). However a forbidden kiss with friend Sophie (Brooke Vincent) has left Kate dreaming about what else could be. With Sophie making her feelings clear, Kate will have to choose between a new life with Sophie or her future with fiancee Caz.
Izzy's drug use lands her in trouble
Izzy’s (Cherylee Houston) embarked on a dangerous path, using cannabis as a form of pain relief. The health benefits outweigh the risks for Izzy but when the law catches up with her will her future at Underworld could be called into question.
Romance for Jenny and Johnny?
Aidan’s dad and business partner Johnny Connor (Richard Hawley) also appears to have his eye on a member of staff - Jenny Bradley (Sally Ann Matthews). But with her troubled past, a liaison with Jenny could bring even more drama to the factory.
Billy's secret past revealed
Sean’s (Antony Cotton) life has been heavenly since vicar Billy (Dan Brocklebank) came into his orbit. However when someone from Billy’s past turns up on the street, the secrets Billy tries to hold onto will threaten his relationship with Sean.
Fiz and Tyrone split?
Fiz (Jennie McAlpine) is back at work in a bid to make ends meet. With the debts continuing to pile up at home can Fiz and Tyrone (Alan Halsall) pull together or will financial pressures tear them apart?
Chesney gets jealous
Sinead’s (Katie McGlynn) on cloud nine as she lives out her modelling dream at Underworld. With Auntie Beth (Lisa George) at her side her new career seems to be going from strength to strength. But Chesney’s (Sam Aston) growing jealous streak threatens to dampen her spirits.
A new factory boss?
With Carla out of the picture Alya sees herself stepping into her shoes. They’re big shoes to fill, has Alya got what it takes or will Underworld business remain a family affair?
Snobby Sally is out in the cold
And newly elected Weatherfield councillor Sally Metcalfe (Sally Dynevor) will be taking snobbery to new heights. Her position looks set to alienate her from her fellow machinists and put more pressure on her marriage to happy-go-lucky window cleaner Tim (Joe Duttine).
'Coronation Street' airs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on ITV.
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