Coronation Street spoilers: Pat Phelan actor defends soap amid murder plot backlash
Phelan’s intense confrontation with Andy Carver (played by Oliver Farnworth) and Vinny Ashford (Ian Kelsey) saw a bloodbath hit the Cobbles, with the scheming builder convincing his long-standing hostage to kill Vinny before turning the gun on him.
Phelan actor McIntyre has now discussed the outrage, explaining the soap’s reasoning for airing the harrowing scenes.
The 56-year-old soap star noted that fans would have previously seen similar moments when Ernest Bishop (Stephen Hancock) was shot and killed in 1978.
Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk, Connor said: “Ultimately I thought it... read more
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