Coronation Street spoilers follow.
Coronation Street has confirmed Yasmeen Metcalfe's trial date. Yasmeen (Shelley King) will stand trial for attempted murder from Wednesday, December 2.
The ITV soap revealed the news in Monday's double bill (October 5) as Yasmeen received a visit from her granddaughter Alya Nazir.
Yasmeen appeared to be in low spirits as her time behind bars was taking its toll, so Alya (Sair Khan) tried to make her feel better by revealing that she could be walking free in two months' time.
Alya explained: "This'll cheer you up. Paula rang Imran this morning. We've got a trial date – 2nd of December.
"It's weeks away. You could be free."
Alya's revelation didn't have the reaction she'd expected, however, as Yasmeen fretted over her evil estranged husband Geoff potentially taking new steps to stay in control.
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The upcoming court scenes will see Yasmeen face an attempted murder charge after lashing out at Geoff in self-defence earlier this year.
Yasmeen was initially due to stand trial in the summer, but the case had to be delayed when she suffered a heart attack just hours before she was expected in court.
The December date now places the trial in the mix for the build-up to Coronation Street's 60th anniversary on December 9.
Joe Duttine, who plays Geoff's son Tim, recently said: "It is great to know that this story is part of the anniversary, I haven't seen the scripts so, like everyone else, I am keen to find out what happens to Geoff and where this takes Sally and Tim as we head into next year. It's exciting."
Coronation Street airs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on ITV.
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