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Lucy Fallon promises it is ‘not goodbye’ as she departs Coronation Street

The actress has played Bethany Platt since 2015.

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Lucy Fallon (Matt Crossick/PA)

Lucy Fallon (Matt Crossick/PA)

Lucy Fallon (Matt Crossick/PA)

Lucy Fallon has promised fans it is “not goodbye” after her final scenes in Coronation Street aired on Wednesday night.

The National Television Award-winning actress, 24, departed the cobbles after a five-year stint playing Bethany Platt.

She told her 138,000 Twitter followers: “Ahh. What an amazing 5 years I have had eh??? Thank you so much for all of the love and support Bethany and I have received over the past 5 years.

“I’m gunna miss her. Not goodbye, just see ya later. I love you guys @itvcorrie.”

Fallon also shared a highlights reel of her character’s best bits with her Instagram followers.

She captioned the video: “The hardest goodbye. Thank you for the best 5 years of my life… and that’s all folks.”

Wednesday’s episode saw a heartbroken Bethany depart Weatherfield for a career in London.

Her decision to leave came after she discovered that love interest Daniel Osbourne (Rob Mallard) was not ready to move on following the death of his wife, Sinead Tinker (Katie McGlynn).

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