Lucy Fallon, who plays Bethany Platt
in Coronation Street, has become the latest cast member to
announce she is leaving the show.
The actress, who joined the ITV soap
as Sarah Platt's daughter in 2015, will depart when her contract
ends in 2020.
She won the prizes for best actress
and best female dramatic performance at last year's British Soap
In the past week, Faye Brookes (Kate
Connor) and Tristan Gemmill (Robert Preston) have both broken
On Thursday, it was reported that
Katie McGlynn, who plays Sinead Tinker, is also set to end her
time on the show.
Second Series For The Bay
ITV has today announced the commission
of a second series of the Morecambe based drama following the series
Written by award-winning writer and
playwright Daragh Carville, The Bay achieved consolidated
audiences of 7 million viewers with a share of 27% across six
Set in the coastal town of Morecambe,
The Bay stars Morven as police Family Liaison Officer, DS Lisa
Armstrong and Daniel playing DI Tony Manning.
The second series has been
commissioned by ITV’s Head of Drama, Polly Hill who said: “I am
delighted with the audience response to The Bay. It’s very real
and beautifully made by everyone involved, and as a result it
held an audience of 7 million across 6 weeks. I think that
audience will enjoy seeing where Daragh takes Lisa and the team,
when they return with a new case for series 2 next year.”
The second series will begin filming
later this year with further casting news to be announced closer