Who’s Pat’s pick to ‘replace’
With a week of dramatic episodes in the offing, old ghosts come back to haunt Pat Phelan (Connor McIntyre, pictured above, left, with Oliver Farnworth as Andy Carver). Before you get excited at the prospect of Michael Rodwell’s reanimated corpse, Les Dennis is probably busy rehearsing for panto in the run-up to Christmas. Whatever spooky apparitions are afoot, we’ve been reliably informed that said ghosts will threaten Phelan’s future in Weatherfield and the life of those who attempt to stand in his way.
Katy O’Brien — apologies — Andy Carver has been holed up in a darkened room for almost a year. Despite the flickering green lights, the damp and the relentless isolation, Andy has been getting on with things (since cheating death, thanks to an untreated skin infection), passing the time building little abodes for woodlice, drinking bottles of Scotch, and sampling the tanning booth and home gym Pat Phelan has seemingly built into his basement...
Having promised Andy that he’ll soon be free, the pressure is on for Phelan to come up with his