Coronation Street spoilers: Cilla Battersby-Brown returns with a mysterious injury – first look pics

Actress Wendi Peters is back on screens later this month

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Surprise, surprise – Cilla Battersby-Brown is back on Coronation Street. But what’s the reason for her wrist being in plaster?

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In scenes to be shown on Wednesday 22 October, loudmouth Cilla (Wendi Peters) will turn up and interrupt a meal that Fiz and Tyrone have arranged for Roy, Chesney and Sinead. Her arrival leaves everyone stunned, especially when is turns out that she has both an overnight bag and a mysterious injury. Just how will Fiz (Jennie McAlpine) and Chesney (Sam Aston) react?

Actress Wendi Peters – who is back for a six-week guest stint – said recently of he return: “I’m really thrilled to have the opportunity to revisit Cilla and the cobbles for a short while and to see what she has been up to for the last seven years.”

The soap’s producer Stuart Blackburn added: “We can’t wait to see Cilla back on the cobbles. She’s a truly unforgettable character who is at the heart of Corrie’s rich history.”

Cilla originally exited back in October 2007 after inheriting a £45,000 necklace from a pensioner who died while in her care. During her original time in Weatherfield, Cilla was involved in a number of comedy exploits with partner Les Battersby, most notably when a bathtub fell through the floor of their house thanks to the weight of Great Dane Schmeichel.

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Her new storyline will help facilitate Jennie McAlpine’s maternity leave when she leaves the show in the autumn to have her first baby.