‘We are dealing with a real issue’: Ant McPartlin's drug battle ‘has inspired Coronation Street storyline’ as Billy Mayhew gets hooked on morphine
Ant McPartlin sent shockwaves through the showbiz circuit when he went to rehab for an addiction to painkillers that he started taking for his knee pain.
And Coronation Street bosses have reportedly been inspired to televise a hard-hitting story which sees Billy Mayhew (Daniel Brocklebank) get hooked to morphine on the cobbles.
The nail-biting saga will follow on from the Christmas Day special episode where fans of the soap watched in horror as the character plunged off a cliff.
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