Coronation Street spoilers: Gail gets a surprise visit from burglar Michael – watch the scene

Les Dennis's character will reappear in Weatherfield during scenes to be broadcast on Friday

The Platts are to get a shock in an upcoming episode when Michael Rodwell (Les Dennis) turns up on their doorstep holding the love letter that Gail (Helen Worth) has supposedly written.


The declaration of affection has, of course, been mischievously written by Kylie (Paula Lane), but the stunt looks set to backfire when Gail gets increasingly attached to the man who recently attempted to steal from her.


In the clip below (which comes from the episode set to air on Friday 27 June), you can see Michael turning up and making the excuse that he’s an old schoolfriend of Gail’s who’s here to catch up with her. David (Jack P Shepherd) starts to grow suspicious of him just as Gail comes home and is stunned to see him in her house again…