Playing Kylie Platt has certainly been eventful, but the star is now setting her sights on something a little different.
She says: “I loved ‘Marcella’, loved the style, really gritty.
“ITV has got some great dramas on at the minute, so you just have to see.
“Of course it is easy say I would love to do something completely different from ‘Corrie’ like a period drama, or sci-fi. And I would love to do theatre as well.”
If Paula does land a drama role, she won’t be the first former ‘Corrie’ star to do so.
Since quitting the street back in 2012, Katherine Kelly, who played Becky McDonald, has carved a successful career for herself, by landing roles in shows including ‘Mr Selfridge’, ‘Happy Valley’, and ‘The Night Manager’.
Suranne Jones also used ‘Corrie’ as a springboard for something a little more serious, and went on to star in ‘Scott & Bailey’, after calling time on her stint as Karen McDonald.
Paula’s final ‘Corrie’ scenes will air from Monday 11 July, and we’ve also already been given a sneak peek at how the Weatherfield residents will cope following her shock exit.
Can the Platts get over what happens? Watch this space…
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