Coronation Street’s Lucy Fallon confirms Bethany finds serial killer Stephen’s rampage ‘hilarious’ in bizarre development

Bethany speaks to Daisy in the pub in Corrie

A lot has happened since Bethany left (Picture: ITV)

While Bethany Platt (Lucy Fallon) has been away from Coronation Street pursuing a journalism career in London a lot has been going on in Weatherfield. Bethany’s return to the Street in the new year means she has to get up to speed with a lot of things very quickly

Bethany left after falling for Daniel Osbourne (Rob Mallard) but realising that he wasn’t ready to move on after the death of his wife Sinead (Katie McGlynn).

Since then Daniel has become engaged to Daisy Midgeley (Charlotte Jordan), but that relationship is currently in question after Daisy admitted to feelings for Ryan Connor (Ryan Prescott), who she slept with.

While Bethany’s reappearance is bound to cause even more upheaval in that relationship, Lucy told us that she could see her character eventually forming a close bond with Daisy.

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video

‘Because Daisy is a strong female character and Bethany is also a strong female character, I feel like they’re going to clash. And also, obviously, they both want the same thing. And I think there’s going to be a bit of a power battle between them both.

‘But I also think that I can’t imagine Bethany with everything that she’s been through in the past to do with like men and all the stuff with Nathan (Christopher William Harper) and everything, I don’t see her just being out to get another woman or another girl on the street for a long period of time. I would like to think eventually they would be more friends rather than hating on each other like they are at the moment.’

Bethany stood behind a taxi in Coronation Street

Bethany’s return comes after Daniel and Daisy split up (Picture: ITV)

Until that happens, Lucy has been enjoying playing Bethany’s feistier side again as she clashes with Daisy.

‘It’s been really fun doing the scenes, because it’s a different sort of side to Bethany.,’ Lucy told us.

‘She was super feisty when she came back in 2015. But then, obviously, with everything that happened, it kind of got rid of that side to her. And I think she’s come back and that side has very much come out again with Daisy. So it’s been really fun having those scenes with Charlie, and just basically being bitchy to each other. But I’m hoping that they’ll make them mates again, because I actually like Charlie, and we are friends.’

Stephen takes Tim's taxi to the woods in Corrie

Stephen died after killing three people (Picture: ITV)

Of course another thing that Bethany missed, which was huge for the entire Platt family, was the revelation that great uncle Stephen Reid (Todd Boyce) was a multiple murderer who’d stolen all the factory money, killed three people, broken Audrey (Sue Nicholls)’s heart and left Tim Metcalfe (Joe Duttine) for dead – before being killed himself after being hit by a car driven by Peter Barlow (Chris Gascoyne).

How does Bethany react to hearing about all this high-level drama?

‘She actually makes a couple of jokes about it, which is very insensitive,’ Lucy revealed.

‘She sort of jokes that she was going to write a piece on this family drama but Gail (Helen Worth) is not very impressed by that. Bethany clearly thinks it’s hilarious.’

Follow Metro Soaps on WhatsApp to get all the latest spoilers first

Want to be the first to hear shocking EastEnders spoilers? Who’s leaving Coronation Street? The latest gossip from Emmerdale?

Metro.co.uk is now on WhatsApp sending all the latest updates and trending stories straight to your phone so you never miss a storyline again.

 

In this photo illustration a Whatsapp logo displayed on a

Follow us to receive updates from Metro Soaps on WhatsApp (Picture: Getty Images)

 

Join the Metro Soaps WhatsApp community to get access to spoiler galleries, must-watch videos, and exclusive interviews.

Simply click on this link, select ‘Join Chat’ and you’re in! Don’t forget to turn on notifications so you can see when we’ve just dropped the latest spoilers!

Looking ahead, Lucy said she hoped for ‘drama’ in the months to come for Bethany.

‘I’d like to see her and Daisy become friends. I’d like to see her pursue her journalism career and for it all to like, work out. But then I do want that to be some drama. I don’t know what drama I want that to be, but I hope that there is some!’

More: Trending

zone post image for post 19992806

35 Christmas Corrie pictures: Major sacrifice made as huge star exits

zone post image for post 20004508

Dead serial killer Stephen seals the future of the Rovers in Corrie

zone post image for post 20005324

Sad Coronation Street exit revealed as much-loved character leaves the Street

zone post image for post 19980506

Family betrayal, heartbreaking exit and sex shock in Christmas Corrie

This could be tied up with whatever she was getting up to in London, as the actress teased that Bethany has a few skeletons in her cupboard from her time in the capital.

‘She’s basically been forced to come back. There is something that has happened in London that has kind of forced her to come back, but she’s not revealing that straight away. She’s being a bit secretive about why she has come back.’

MORE : Coronation Street Christmas spoilers: Surprise new romance for smitten Todd but it gets complicated

MORE : Robert Beck shares touching anniversary post as he and Corrie’s Jane Danson celebrate 18 years of marriage

Related Posts

Everything you need to know about Lindsay Lohan’s Irish rom-com

Pic: Netflix Lindsay Lohan had the country in a tizzy when she landed here in 2022. She was here to film her upcoming film, Irish Wish. And…

Take a look inside the February issue of VIP Magazine

VIP’s February issue is here and it’s simply gorgeous, if we do say so ourselves. We’ve given our magazine a little bit of a makeover as we…

Lisa McGowan makes incredible donation to LauraLynn Children’s Hospice

Pic: Brian McEvoy Lisa McGowan AKA Lisa’s Lust List has made a generous donation to LauraLynn Children’s Hospice. She was able to raise an incredible €200,000 with…

Cillian Murphy’s son to make movie debut!

Pic: CW It looks like Cillian Murphy has inspired his son. Yes, his son Aran is following in Cillian’s footsteps and will make his film debut very…

Irish acts come together for free concert this weekend for great cause

If you’ve been looking for something to do this weekend, then we have you covered. Several well-known Irish artists will be coming together for a free concert…

10 rom-coms to watch this Valentine’s season!

It’s rom-com season! With Valentine’s just around the corner, now is the time to get planning the perfect movie night and to help we’ve compiled a list…