Coronation Street confirms surprise return after 13 year absence
Coronation Street has confirmed the surprise return of Violet Wilson - 13 years after she left Weatherfield. It has been revealed that actress Jenny Platt is reprising the role in the ITV soap and has already been filming on the famous cobbles.
Violet was last in Weatherfield in 2008 after she gave birth to her son, Dylan Wilson, with father Sean Tully. Violet then moved to London with Dylan leaving the show.
She 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.
As Corrie fans know, Dylan has been involved in the cruel bullying of Liam for months with Mason even pulling a knife on Liam during one of his heartbreaking tormenting sessions.
Liam's horror began with Mason pressuring Liam to vape, leading to Liam suffering an asthma attack. The bullying then got progressively worse as Mason has been humiliating Liam to the point of tears, ordering his friends to record it and then posting it online for the world to see. When Liam eventually stood up for himself, Mason pulled out a knife, showing just how dangerous he is.
But last month,