Todd (mysteriously transformed by time spent living in London into a very nasty character) has pursued Marcus relentlessly and last night waylaid him in a show-home. They were doing things that undoubtedly had the switchboards jammed when interrupted by surprise arrival of Maria and Audrey - Audrey, of course, who couldn't help flashing back to the way Todd treated poor old Sarah Lou. Maria very upset that this might mean she doesn't get her dream home with a garden and special kitchen sink.
Meanwhile, Roy has turned his flat into the old Sheffield to Manchester railway line complete with papier-mache hills, and has popped Hayley's ashes into the cupboard under the telephone table in the hall.
There's the ongoing and now rather dreary sub-plot to do with Peter Barlow's affair with the girl with the vast earrings, complicated now by the fact that orange-faced, kazoo-voiced Karla seems to be - rather resentfully - up the duff.
Sally's daughter's lesbian homeless person seems to have moved in and Kevin's on his way back to the Street, which he will find transformed to about three times the size and brightness since its relocation to Salford Quays.
Rita is still looking woebegone since her Dennis zoomed off into the night in a sports car with Sue Johnson dressed as both Thelma and Louise (what a mistake they made, making her character so dislikable.) I'm sure I've missed some plot points and nuances, but that's the recent gist.