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Pulling out all the stops. (ITV)

Before the crash. (ITV)

Extended coverage.

Americans aren't the only ones with good soapy drama. has listened to our readers from across the pond who've written in to request we keep tabs on a few British and Australian soap operas. Take a look at what's to come on dramas from other parts of the world.

Coronation Street:
Bill Kenwright will return as Gordon for his mother Betty's funeral in April. Kenwright played Gordon from 1968 – 1995. The funeral will take place off screen with a wake being held at The Rovers afterwards, where Betty's life will be celebrated.

Nigel Pivaro is set to return as villain Terry Duckworth. When he does, he'll be surprised to learn his son Tommy is also living on Coronation Street.

Spoiler alert: After Tyrone confronts Kirsty with his suspicions that she's having an affair, she reveals there's an innocent explanation for everything and breaks it off with him for not trusting her. In an attempt to win her back, Tyrone proposes marriage on February 16. Will she say yes?

Also, in the aftermath of being found not guilty of raping Carla, Frank will further alienate himself in the weeks to come, leading to his untimely death. This storyline leads us into mystery and intrigue in a whodunit storyline.

Big return! Letitia Dean will reprise her role as one of the show's original 1985 characters Sharon Watts later this year.

Spoiler alert: On February 14, Valentine's Day, Tyler confesses his feelings to Whitney when Lucy falsely leads him to believe Fat Boy is about to propose. Whitney is left torn between the two men. Who do you think she should choose?

Spoiler alert: In the February 7 episode, Adam and Aaron get into an altercation at The Woolpack. Reason? They come to blows over Chas and John's relationship.

On February 16, John and Moira realize they want their marriage to work out and plan to spend a romantic night together at a hotel. Unfortunately, they hit a patch of ice and get into a horrible accident...


Spoiler alert: On February 14 and 15, Nancy decides to leave town when she fears Darren is cheating on her with Cindy. After Margaret plants a few seeds of doubt, Cindy catches the two in a compromising situation and takes off with her mother.

Spoiler alert: Kyle is getting a pal in May when Bossie, an Australian kelpie, joins the cast.

Also, look for Michael to start getting his memory back regarding Summer cheating on her exams. As Andrew tries to keep Michael quiet, the teacher's daughter Tash becomes upset with Summer.

Home and Away:
Spoiler alert: As Ruby continues to grieve over Charlie, she throws herself at Dexter to numb the pain.

Bianca and Liam's upcoming wedding doesn't exactly go as planned when Bianca learns her sister April is still seeing Heath. Bianca confronts the bad boy, which causes a delay, leaving Liam feeling stranded at the altar.

A murder mystery is about to get underway when Stu Henderson's lifeless body is found. Considering he has attacked his girlfriend Sasha on more than one occasion, the main suspect is Sasha's father Sid, who has previously beaten Stu up.

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- Lori Wilson