21/05/2017 08:07 BST

‘Coronation Street’: Carla Connor Actress Alison King Set To Return To ITV Soap

The actress left the show last year.

Carla Connor is set to return to ‘Coronation Street’ after actress Alison King reportedly resigned with the ITV soap.

The 44-year-old star left the show last year to “pursue other projects” after nine years on the Street.

But its been reported that Corrie’s executive producer Kate Oates begged her to come back after she struggled to find work outside of the soap.


A source told the Sun on Sunday: “Carla is a hugely popular character with viewers, and Kate always felt it was a shame Ali left. So when the opportunity to talk to her came up, she was delighted.

“For a few months now they have been in secret talks and the word among the cast is that Ali has agreed.”

Carla is reportedly set to return to the cobbles later this year.

Show bosses had previously denied Alison would be making a comeback, telling HuffPost UK there was “no truth” to the reports.

However, they did admit she had visited the show’s Salford studios, but insisted it was just to catch up with friends.

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