Rosie Webster is to make a welcome return to the cobbles – five years after leaving Weatherfield.
Actress Helen Flanagan is to reprise the role she made famous and will begin filming at the end of the year. She will be on screen until the Spring.
Viewers will first see Rosie in February. She surprises her parents when she arrives back to visit them with sister Sophie who’s returning from their trip to Miami.
Rosie left Weatherfield to star in a reality TV Show in February 2012, viewers have seen mum Sally head off to visit her on numerous occasions but Rosie has never come home – until now.Storyline details are being kept under wraps but one thing is certain – Rosie’s visit to see her family won’t be uneventful.
Coronation Street Producer Kate Oates said:
“The Websters have missed Rosie and so have we. With Sophie away on holiday with her sister it seemed like the ideal time to bring Rosie back home with her for a visit. We are delighted that Helen is as keen explore what Rosie has been up to away from the cobbles as we are.”
Helen Flanagan said:“I’m so excited to be returning to Coronation Street and being part of the Webster family again.”