Tracy Barlow has been hiding a whopper of a secret in Coronation Street – not to mention an on the run killer boyfriend! Rob Donovan made his long awaited return in surprising scenes tonight as it emerged that Tracy has been harbouring him in the disused gym after he escaped from prison and it’s just the beginning of a huge storyline for the pair.
Fans had known that Marc Baylis was reprising his role as Rob, the man responsible for killing Tina McIntyre, as the actor had been spotted both arriving at the studios and filming on location – but Corrie had maintained secrecy over exactly how, why or when he was coming back.
As Tracy crept into the gym, Rob emerged from the shadows but with Tracy still clearly in love with him, just how much trouble can she expect to get into as she becomes involved with Rob once more. And is she going to take Amy and go on the run with her ex as she starts to suspect that her daughter is the one who tried to kill Ken?
Corrie have planted a couple of clues along the way with Tracy’s whereabouts being unknown at the time of Ken’s fall and the police approaching her to discuss a different matter. It will become clear that Rob didn’t plan his escape but instead seized an opportunity when the van he was being transported in crashed.
But now, a fugitive of the law, his options are running out and Tracy could be legally culpable for harbouring an escaped convict.
Can the pair get out of this mess and escape Weatherfield? Or are they both set to head back behind bars?
Coronation Street continues on Friday 21st April at 7:30pm and 8:30pm on ITV.