Roy’s (played by David Neilson) mum Sylvia Goodwin (Stephanie Cole) died recently and he has been battling with his grief.
The cafe owner and his mother had a complicated relationship at times and her death has hit the Coronation Street resident hard.
Roy has no family left on the ITV soap but his good friend Carla Connor (Alison King) has been a source of support.
She will continue to be a rock to Roy, however, she notices some unusual developments in Roy’s behaviour.
Carla spies her friend sleepwalking at night and so rushes to his aid.
She sits Roy down and naturally he is confused about his nocturnal actions.
Although he is able to get help from Carla, she won’t be there when he does something unintentionally awful.
Roy will be responsible for the boat fire that puts Simon Barlow’s (Alex Bain) life in danger.
During another bout of sleepwalking, Roy will wander over to where Peter Barlow’s (Chris Gascoyne) boat