Coronation Street fans say 'talk about confusion' as they react to return of Violet Wilson
12.02.2024 - 20:55
Coronation Street fans have joked about 'confusion' as they reacted to the news of Violet Wilson's return. It's been 13 years since the character was last seen on-screen and it has been announced that actress Jenny Platt will reprise the role.
Violet was actually last seen in Weatherfield in 2008 16 years ago after she gave birth to her son, Dylan Wilson, with father Sean Tully. Violet then moved to London with Dylan leaving the show.
However, she later made a one-off appearance in an episode filmed on location in London in 2011, which is the last time we saw officially saw her but has often been referenced by Sean following Dylan's return to the street.
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Violet will be returning to show, with her first scenes on March 20, to support for her son who has recently been exposed for his involvement in the bullying of Liam Connor, alongside ringleader Mason Radcliffe. In the coming months, Dylan will be facing the serious repercussions of his actions and will be needing the support of both his parents.
Revealing the news, Antony Cotton, who plays Sean, told the Manchester Evening News: "We've tried to get her back in various ways, means and forms. At the end of the day, she's Dylan's mum. We do often talk about Violet but 16 years ago she left with Dylan. I've remained in touch with Jenny. But it's obviously really strange because I've not gone anywhere, she's not even been in the new building... I'm very excited to see my mate Jenny and also to see Violet."
But sharing his concern, the soap star added: "I've kept in touch with her throughout and I just
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