Coronation Street spoilers as Gemma and Chesney get Joseph health bombshell and new Bailey arrives as Ed's gambling spirals
21.11.2023 - 10:39
A new face arrives on the cobbles next week and Gemma and Chesney get shock news about Joseph in Coronation Street. As fans fo the ITV soap know, Gemma was convinced that her stepson was really ill, despite doctors saying that wasn't the case and having a word with Chesney about his wife.
However, in upcoming scenes, Joseph tells Gemma he doesn’t feel well, but Gemma’s sceptical, due to being aware she overreacted the last time. But when Chesney’s called out of work to pick him up from school, he berates Gemma for not realising he was ill.
Then, when Chesney suggests she’s not coping, Gemma takes offence and branding herself a terrible mother, storms out. Later, as Gemma prepares for their early Christmas with her mum Bernie and brother Paul Foreman, Chesney remarks that Joseph still seems unwell.
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On Bernie’s advice, Gemma makes Joseph drink lavender tea in the hope it will perk him up. But when Joseph passes out, Chesney’s horrified and calls an ambulance. Once in the hospital, the doctor tends to Joseph whilst Chesney blames himself, wishing he’d listened to Gemma all along. And soon, the doctor drops the bombshell that Joseph’s been poisoned. Chesney and Gemma reel in shock.
At the end of the week, with the Christmas lunch in full swing with Paul, Billy, Bernie Gemma and the quads having a great time, the mood is killed when Chesney and Joseph return home from the hospital with a child protection officer who wants to interview Gemma. With everyone out of the house Caitlin questions a horrified Gemma and suggests that she may