Carla Connor (Alison King) was instrumental in serving to Roy Cropper (David Neilson) join with his long-lost brother Richard in Coronation Street, however there’s unhappy instances forward for the café proprietor, as Richard passes away within the coming episodes — and Carla later places her foot in it the place his niece Nina (Mollie Gallagher) is anxious.
With a new carer attributable to begin at Richard’s, Roy heads spherical to be there for the big day. He reassures Nina that it’s okay for her to go off to school, confirming that he’ll stay there for the brand new arrival. However, he later will get a telephone name from Aggie (Lorna Laidlaw) who informs him there’s a downside with the freezer on the café.
Richard insists that Roy go and test it out and that he’ll be advantageous on his personal, and thus he heads off. However, as soon as arriving on the café, he telephones his brother — and he’s upset to find the carer hasn’t arrived.
Richard assures him as soon as extra that he’ll be advantageous on his personal, however tragedy strikes after he hangs up the decision, as he loses his stability and falls.
While he retains shtum concerning the fall throughout a subsequent telephone name, Richard passes away, and Roy finds him out chilly on the ground, earlier than ringing for an ambulance. The paramedics try and revive him, however he’s quickly pronounced useless — and Nina is devastated when she arrives to seek out out what’s occurred.
Roy refuses to take no for a solution and insists that Nina come stick with him. While on their very own, he relays to Carla how he left his brother for a brief whereas previous to the accident, and later, Carla unintentionally reveals this info to Nina — who’s livid as a consequence.
Nina informs Roy that she’ll by no means forgive him and storms out.
Is this the top of Roy’s relationship along with his niece earlier than it’s even begun?
One to observe: Wednesday 18thDecember at 8:30pm on ITV