For the latest Coronation Street news and spoilers - sign up here Coronation Street viewers were delighted to see a familiar face when they switched on the TV on Tuesday evening.
The Channel Four school drama Ackley Bridge has returned for a fourth series with a new-line up. The cast includes Connor McIntyre who had soap watchers entralled for years as the villainous Pat Phelan in Coronation Street.
Connor plays the grandfather of new boy Johnny in Ackley Bridge. "Is that actually Pat Phelan?" asked one viewer. "Phelan's alive," tweeted another. “Pat Phelan in #AckleyBridge I love it already," said another. "It's Pat Phelan from Corrie!" exclaimed another fan. "Pat Phelan has turned up in #AckleyBridge," another excited viewer tweeted.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk