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coronation street villain Stephen Reid suffers a nasty accident next week as his secretive behavior continues.
Stephen is currently in dire financial straits, but with his reputation as a successful businessman to protect, he’s determined to make sure his homeless family and friends don’t find out he’s in trouble.
In next week’s episodes, Stephen hopes his luck starts to turn when he’s offered an interview for a consulting job.
Stephen joins the interview via video call, but is disappointed when the conversation goes awry.
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The agency later offers Stephen a job as a fast food delivery driver instead. Desperate, Stephen decides to accept it.
Later that week, Stephen is busy delivering food for a restaurant called Six Fellas. After losing his car to his ex-wife Gabrielle, Stephen rides a scooter.
Stephen’s day turns sour when he’s confronted by a group of teenagers, who steal his delivery box and work phone. The young people then ask him for money.
During the altercation, Stephen spots Tim Metcalfe’s mother, Elaine Jones, approaching on the street.
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Stephen tries to get away on his scooter, not wanting Elaine to find out about his surprising new job.
The schemer’s haste backfires when he loses control of the vehicle and sprawls onto the road.
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Todd Boyce, who plays Stephen, explained: “Losing the car is a real blow for him. Then things go from bad to worse when he’s on his first delivery and a bunch of kids are crowding around. off his scooter and steal the food delivery box.
“Elaine comes around the corner to find it on the ground, but it looks like a normal scooter because there’s no food box, which is a blessing in disguise.
“He’s such a good liar, he just says he got a scooter in Milan and it’s more eco-friendly than having a car.”
coronation street airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8pm on ITV1 and streams on ITVX.
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