Bethany Platt turns to alcohol after she finds out that her abuser Nathan Carter will not be charged for grooming her. In scenes that will air this week as part of the latest development in the soap’s hard-hitting grooming plot, the teenager is left devastated and in floods of tears when the police tell her mum Sarah that there isn’t enough evidence to bring in Nathan. Sarah has a plan to enlist Neil to get answers out of Nathan, but she is not aware that he is part of the grooming gang and had raped Bethany too.
Coronation Street‘s Daniel Osbourne reached rock bottom last week when he embarked on a cocaine binge and viewers saw him being rushed to hospital in the back of Nick’s Bistro van. It all came to a head when Daniel – played by Rob Mallard – was outed as the culprit who pushed Ken Barlow down the stairs.
Viewers have been given fresh hope that Coronation Street’s Bethany Platt will be rescued from the clutches of sexual predator Nathan Curtis after Mary Taylor confronted the “sick” 39 year old during the latest development in the soap’s hard-hitting grooming plot. Bethany was attempting to flee Weatherfield with Nathan – who was secretly planning to sell her to sex traffickers in Belgium – when Mary intervened.
Tributes have poured in for PR manager Martin Hett, who was confirmed as one of the victims of Monday’s terror attack in Manchester. Mr Hett’s boyfriend, Russell Hawyward, wrote on Twitter: “We got the news last night that our wonderful, iconic and beautiful Martyn didn’t survive.
Vic Reeves is set to join the cast of ‘Coronation Street’ and the unexpected move is a dream come true for the 58-year-old comedian. Vic will follow in the footsteps of Peter Kay, Norman Wisdom and Sir Ian McKellen, after he snapped up the offer to play a shopkeeper on the cobbles for at least 20 episodes. Vic even begged ITV producers to give him a part in the soap two years ago, and pitched the idea that he could portray the long-lost son of newsagent’s boss Norris Cole (Malcolm Hebden).
If you haven’t been following this harrowing storyline on ‘Coronation Street’ lately, here is why the soap is currently hitting the headlines. An episode was broadcast by ITV on February 17 which featured 16-year-old schoolgirl Bethany Platt (Lucy Fallon) being bedded by the much older salon owner Nathan Curtis when he took her back to his house after she got drunk in a club.
Coronation Street fans were left aghast last night after the shows storyline involving child grooming took a dramatic and dark turn. Bethany Platt, at the centre of the latest storyline involving under-age grooming and sex rings, lost her virginity to abuser Nathan Curtis after his friend Mel spiked the 15-year old and got her drunk at a nightclub. Viewers saw Bethany, played by actress Lucy Fallon, undressed in Nathan’s bed after being taken to his flat.
Ryan Thomas is being heavily tipped to head into the I’m A Celebrity jungle later this year, following in the footsteps of his younger brother Adam, who proved popular on the 2016 series. Adam, who is well known for his role as Adam Barton on the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, joined the likes of Scarlett Moffatt, Joel Dommett and Martin Roberts in the jungle last year, and finished in third place. Hot on the heels of his sibling’s success, ITV are now reportedly keen to sign Ryan, who famously played the character of Jason Grimshaw on Coronation Street, for this year’s celebrity line-up.
Eek, it sounds like Kym Marsh may have had one too many at the National Television Awards last month, with the actress reportedly having a complete meltdown in the lobby of a swanky London hotel after staff failed to recognise her. Onlookers were apparently stunned to see Kym throw a strop at the InterContinental hotel after the fancy do, admitting that she seemed “really angry”. Speaking about the incident, a source told The Sun: “Kym had come back from the National Television Awards and gone out for a cigarette.
Coronation Street officially lost all chill last night as much-loved character Andy was brutally murdered by Pat Phelan. Fans were left agog as shortly after murdering Andy and bundling him into the back of his van, the backstabbing character then marched off to marry Eileen Grimshaw - running a bit late obviously, due to the recently-committed murder and what not. Phelan then took to the altar with his shoes caked in mud – and with fans left guessing where he’s hidden Andy’s body.
Coronation Street’s Kym Marsh has had to deal with some pretty dark storylines during her time on the cobbles, but none of them will hit as close to home as her latest. Now her character, Michelle O'Connor, will also tragically loose her child Ruari in episodes due to be aired early next year. “I thought long and hard before agreeing to take on the challenge of this storyline.
The Christmas season in Soap Land is notoriously full of high dramz. EastEnders and Coronation Street have come under fire this year for being a bit, er, dullsville compared to Yuletide’s past. Mick Carter finds out the truth about Dean and Linda.
Nick and Peter come to blows Convinced that Peter’s mystery woman is Leanne, Nick attacks Peter on the Street on Christmas Day, but is he barking up the wrong tree?
The final words uttered by legendary Coronation Street actress Jean Alexander have been revealed by her brother Ken. Speaking on ITV tribute show Hilda Ogden’s Last Ta-Ra, which goes out at 8pm tonight, Ken recalls: “Jean’s death came on suddenly.
Former Coronation Street star Graeme Hawley is now working on a market stall. The 43-year-old actor departed the soap in 2009 when his serial killer alter-ego John Stape died after confessing to murdering what seemed like most of Weatherfield, and he has now landed a job selling jam at a Christmas fair in York. The owners of The Chilli Jam Man posted a picture of the star working on their stall on their Facebook account and added the caption: “We thought we had enough scary things on our stall at York…that was until Corrie serial killer John Stape joined us! He’s going to be working on our stall Thursday, Friday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, so if you’re brave enough to face his menacing stare (and our scary chilli products) then come along and say hello!