Carla and Aidan Connor face a life changing operation tonight in Coronation Street – and it prompts two massive decisions from Carla as she confronts her own mortality. Having collapsed from kidney failure, Carla is going under the knife and her brave brother Aidan has offered to donate his own kidney to save her.
Aidan’s family – including Kate and Johnny – are proud of him but the emotional former factory boss is overcome with emotion and clearly nervous about the procedure. Carla is also feeling a lot of trepidation both for herself and Aidan as the operation carries significant risks.
As they are taken through to be operated on, it remains to be seen whether the operation will be a success and give Carla a new lease of life or whether there will be complications for either herself or Aidan.
But, so grateful to him for his selfless act, Carla decides to sign over her share of Underworld to him in the wake of the operation – but how will he react to this gesture? It’s not the only announcement that Carla has for her family either as she makes another big decision.
Meanwhile, an exit storyline is brewing for Aidan as Shayne Ward is due to depart the show this summer along with Catherine Tyldesley who plays his secretly pregnant ex Eva Price. But with several months worth of scenes still to play out, how their story ends will be anyone’s guess.
Corrie airs the operation episodes on Monday 19th February at 7:30pm and 8:30pm on ITV.