Shock scenes on this week’s Coronation Street will see a beleaguered Leanne (Jane Danson) finally decide to report her violent son Simon (Alex Bain) to the police.
Leanne is to make the tough decision after Simon lashes out on the football pitch and ends up breaking the leg of a fellow player.
This latest flash of anger is enough to make Leanne speak out, not only about the injury, but also about the physical abuse she herself has endured.
“Leanne realises that things have gone too far and if he is starting to lash out at other people. She needs to do something about it,” says actress Jane Danson. “It’s one thing her having to deal with his anger issues, but she knows that if things are going to start happening at school, then there is a whole world of problems ahead for him unless she nips it in the bud now.”
So, after heading to the local police station, Leanne reveals the truth about the assaults and the fact that Simon is to blame…
Watch the scene from Wednesday’s episode below. And beneath that, there’s a 60-second rundown of next week’s episodes of Coronation Street.