off when her deal expires and RICHARD BLACKWOOD (Vincent) recently shot his final scenes after three years. MAGGIE STEED is also out, less than a year after joining, as her character Joyce died in her sleep. A little bright news: SHANE RICHIE is expected back as Alfie!
ON THE COBBLES
Two old faces return to Corrie shortly: NIGEL HAVERS is to reprise his role of charming con artist Lewis Archer, and RULA LENSKA is back in her role as Claudia.