Coronation Street spoilers: Kate Oates reveals huge week for Pat Phelan’s shocking exit

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There’s another unmissable week of high Coronation Street drama coming up as Pat Phelan makes an explosive and unforgettable exit after making his last stand – but is he set to kill again before he departs for good?

Show boss Kate Oates has revealed an unmissable week of drama that will see several storylines collide in a big way – with Michelle Connor and Robert Preston’s wedding and David Platt’s rape story set to take centre stage alongside Phelan’s crescendo.

Kate enthused in an exclusive chat with Metro.co.uk: ‘I can say that Phelan was biblical on those sea walls – he imposes his own biblical… Read the full story

Coronation Street: Aidan Connor makes a shocking discovery ahead of his suicide

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Aidan Connor has made a shocking discovery ahead of devastating episodes that will see him take his own life in Coronation Street’s hard hitting male suicide storyline. 

With Toyah Battersby and Peter Barlow bringing up baby Susie, the biological daughter of Eva Price from her relationship with Aidan, the situation is extremely complex and Aidan has figured out the truth after Toyah’s strange reaction to him saying hello to Susie.

In the wake of being rocked by this realisation, Aidan will pay a poignant visit to Eva at the cottage and she will soon click that he knows what is going on. As she… Read the full story

Coronation Street spoilers: Jenny Connor makes a tragic confession to Johnny tonight

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Johnny Connor has been concerned about his wife Jenny’s behaviour of late as she postponed a leaving party and has been a shell of her enthusiastic and flighty self in Coronation Street. But as Johnny starts to suspect that she has been cheating on him, Jenny reveals the real reason that she has been in pain. 

Taking Johnny to the playground where she scattered the ashes of her late son Tom, Jenny explains that it is the anniversary of his death and Johnny softens and realises his mistake. Jenny opens up to him about the grief of losing a child – something that will… Read the full story

Shayne Ward opens up about his family experience with suicide ahead of Coronation Street’s Aidan story

Shayne Ward in Coronation Street as Aidan.

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Coronation Street actor Shayne Ward has opened up about the real life experience with suicide that he was able to draw upon when filming Aidan Connor’s devastating death storyline. In upcoming scenes, Aidan will be consumed by his demons and his family are rocked to discover that he has taken his own life. 

With 84 men in the UK dying by suicide every single week, Shayne acknowledged that a vast majority of the public will have been touched by the issue in some capacity – and he went on to explain that it has affected his family too.

He explained to media… Read the full story

Coronation Street boss Kate Oates clarifies her exit decision, reveals huge spoilers and addresses backlash

Coronation Street Kate Oates talks Aidan's suicide story

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Coronation Street chief Kate Oates have overseen a very busy era for the thriving soap – not only has it increased its episode output to six weekly editions and expanded its set, adding an entire new street – but ratings have increased massively and the reach to 16-34 year olds is the highest since 2006. Not a bad feat considering the competition from Netflix, catch up and hundreds of channels. 

Her stay at the Street has not been without heavy discussion, with some questioning whether her approach to darker storytelling suits the show but there can be no denying that… Read the full story

Coronation Street spoilers: Kate and Johnny Connor react badly to Aidan’s suicide

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The death of Aidan Connor following his tragic suicide is set to rip the Connor family apart and a grief ridden Kate will lash out and brand her late brother selfish for taking his own life in Coronation Street.

When Johnny finds a suicide note from his son when he fails to turn up at the factory, the police confirm the harrowing news that he has died. And as the Connors are consumed by grief, Johnny wishes that he could have done more and agonises over what caused Aidan to make the decision to take his life.

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Corrie’s Alan Halsall ‘splits’ with wife of nine years Lucy-Jo Hudson as he ‘jokes about mid-life crisis’

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Coronation Street’s Alan Halsall has reportedly split with his wife of nine years, Doctors Lucy-Jo Hudson.

Alan, 35, who plays Tyrone Dobbs on the ITV soap, was said to have told friends he was ‘having a mid-life crisis’ following the split from the fellow actor, 43.

The couple met on set in 2002 – when Lucy played Katy Harris from 2002-05 – and now share four-year-old daughter Sienna-Rae, after they married in 2009.

The two are said to be in the midst of a massive renovation, after, in 2016, they received planning permission for a mansion in Salford.

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