The actress, who plays Eva Price in the long-running ITV soap, revealed that she will be bowing out next year and has arranged her exit with the show's bosses.
The mother-of-one explained that she was stepping down in order to pursue other acting offers.
Addressing her decision to quit, the 34-year-old said: "Coronation Street has been a dream job for me which is why this was such a difficult decision to leave.
"Eva has been such fun to play over the last seven years, and who knows, one day she might storm the cobbles of Weatherfield again."Related articles
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She told The Sun: "In the meantime I'm excited about the future, new acting projects, and spending time