Coronation Street star Kym Lomas has revealed that Michelle gets some devastating news when her dad Barry turns up alone out of the blue from Ireland.

“Michelle’s confused as to why her mum isn’t with him. Barry gives her some story about Helen being on a spa break, but she smells a rat and is determined to get to the bottom of it,” the 37-year-old actress tells TV Times.

“She eventually unravels the mystery, and discovers her mum has asked for a divorce.”

Michelle is devastated about her parents’ sudden split and also her son Ryan’s decision to trade Weatherfield for Ibiza.



However, Steve’s imminent announcement that he’s buying the Rovers could put a smile back on her face…