Coronation Street: abortion clash for Phelan and Nicola

Father and daughter will fall out after Nicola discovers that she's pregnant


Coronation Street’s Pat Phelan looks set to fall out with daughter Nicola Rubenstein when she discovers that she’s pregnant.


Recent press reports revealed that Nicola will be left expecting Gary Windass’s baby following a passionate one-night stand.

But her next course of action will lead to a bust-up with dad Pat after he finds out that she plans to have a termination.

Speaking about the upcoming drama, producer Kate Oates told “There’s a really interesting storyline coming up that sees Phelan’s daughter Nicola consider having an abortion after finding out that she’s pregnant.

“And Phelan is dead against it – for him, it’s morally awful. So I find it fascinating that his conscience is this infinitely flexible instrument.”

Phelan has, of course, been wrestling with his many demons of late after learning that Nicola is his long-lost daughter. So might this latest development add yet another layer to this already complex Corrie villain? 


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