Kate Connor (Faye Brookes) has certainly had an evetful and dramatic time since arriving in Coronation Street, lurching from one trauma to the next. After escaping a violent and controlling relationship with her ex, Caz, she also has endured two terrible losses – that of her brother Aidan Connor and her soulmate Rana Habeeb.
As she tries to get her life back on track, she has been offered the opportunity to go travelling with her friend Imogen. With so many dark memories in Weatherfield, it seems the right choice for her to up sticks and see some of the world.
She is still keen to persuade Sophie Webster (Brooke Vincent) to join her but Paula Martin (Stirling Gallacher) reckons that her other half should stick around and focus on college studies. As Sophie makes her decision, it looks like Kate will be heading off alone and her dad Johnny (Richard Hawley) is emotional as he raises a glass to her and says his goodbyes.
Due to his part in causing the death of Rana, Gary Windass (Mikey North) has funded part of Kates travels with a donation of £1000 but she is in the dark over his real motives for doing this. Now, she just wants to focus on putting her demons to rest and starting afresh.
The episode will mark the end of Fayes time in Coronation Street for now, although the door has been left open for a potential return. Brooke is also set to depart to go on maternity leave, with fans expecting her to change her mind down the line and join Kate and Imogen abroad.
Faye previously opened up about her exit from the show, saying: Thanks to everyone for your amazing support, but after four fabulous years in Read More – Source