CORONATION Street’s Brian Packham will tease his soap exit with partner Cathy Matthews after the pair succumb to the seaside.
Spoiler scenes show the pair excitedly parking up on the Cobbles after a trip to Cornwall, with Cathy bundling her items out of their blue car.
科里‘s Brian, played by Peter Gunn, is stopped by Shona, who has been taking care of their business, as she asks about their trip.
The former teacher gushes about their break and reveals they have found a village shop, just like Rita’s Kabin, in a Cornish village – and they are tempted to up sticks and buy it.
This leaves Shona stunned but it remains to be seen if the pair stay true to their word, or the allure of Weatherfield keeps them rooted.
Their UK getaway comes after soap bosses revealed an online bullying storm was about to descend on the duo.
They stated shop assistant Cathy could be set to have her past exposed as she and Brian are set for heartache in the coming weeks.
The couple are set to be thrust back into the spotlight on the ITV soap as Cathy’s nephew Alex Warner (Liam Bairstow) is on the receiving end of online abuse.
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As Cathy steps in to help, it’s apparent she could be keeping a tragic secret about her past.
The kebab shop worker is very protective of her beloved nephew and this may get her into some bother with her fellow Weatherfield residents.
Executive producer Iain MacLeod told Express.co.uk: “I think Brian and Kathy have the flavour of an archetypal Corrie couple for me.
“They just feel like you could have probably had them on screen at any point in the history of the show and they would have felt right and very Coronation Street.”
The cobbles’ top producer also teased that the couple may be heading in a new direction.
他继续: “It’s not the biggest story we’re doing by any stretch.
“But there’s a really interesting story about the kind of perils of social media and the kind of hell storm that can rain down on you if you take on the trolls and that will arrive in the first quarter of next year.”
Expanding on the upcoming angle, Iain added: “Essentially, Cathy will make some unwise choices in her online life which will threaten to sort of seeing them completely ostracised from their friends and sees them getting viciously trolled online and it’ll bring in, bring in Alex as well.
“So there’s a kind of angle for him in terms of the online cruelty that sometimes faces disabled people when they venture into social media.
“So it’s really kind of complicated, modern story.”