Prepare for emotional scenes in next week’s episodes of Corrie as word hits Weatherfield that Deirdre Barlow has died.
Ken is the first to hear the news when Bev Unwin arrives back to tell the Barlows that Deirdre passed away that afternoon.
But Ken is to be dealt a further blow when he discovers the reason why Deirdre had been keeping her distance from No 1 Coronation Street in the run-up to her death.
“Ken had been thinking that Deirdre had gone off him or found another man,” says actor William Roache. “But Bev reveals that the reason Deirdre stayed away was because of Tracy’s awful behaviour. She was so embarrassed about Tracy having the affair with Tony and upsetting her best friend Liz.”
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