Is Leanne leaving Coronation Street? Who plays Leanne in Coronation Street?

Coronation Street is a British television soap opera created by Granada Television and shown on ITV since December 9, 1960. The show is set in the fictional town of Weatherfield, which is based in inner-city Salford, England.

The series, which aired twice a week at first, started airing six times a week in 2017. Tony Warren was the program’s scriptwriter.

Coronation Street is noted for its depiction of a down-to-earth, working-class community, combined with light-hearted humor and strong characters. Currently, each episode of the show averages five million viewers. In addition, the program celebrated its 60th anniversary later that year and debuted its 10,000th episode on February 7, 2020.

Who played Leanne in Coronation Street?

Jane Danson portrays the fictional character Leanne Battersby in the British ITV soap opera Coronation Street. 

The soap star was terrified to leave the house when the public first noticed Jane’s character strolling on the cobblestones, for fear that she would be exposed as the shady “neighbor from hell.” She opened up during her 20th anniversary celebration on Corrie, stating, “I would be scared of someone throwing a drink in my face.” Jane claimed that instead of going out to parties, she decided to stay home.

She’s also appeared in the ITV period drama The Grant, starred as nurse Samantha Docherty in Always and Everyone, and played the first lesbian police officer, Gemma Osbourne, in police drama The Bill. And some may be surprised to know that Danson isn’t her real surname, it’s Dawson

Danson left the series on August 23, 2000, and returned on June 7, 2004. Leanne’s storylines include numerous affairs, prostitution, drug abuse, and insurance fraud.

What happens to Leanne in Coronation Street?

She and Nick got married again in January 2013 after a tumultuous reconciliation, but they got divorced the following year. After a one-night stand, Leanne becomes pregnant with Steve McDonald’s (Simon Gregson) baby and gives birth to a son, Oliver Battersby, who dies in 2020 from mitochondrial disease.

Is Leanne leaving Coronation Street? 

Leanne Battersby will be leaving the cobbles as “The Institute,” starring Jane Danson, sweeps her Coronation Street character off her feet. 

Is Leanne leaving Coronation Street

Fans of the ITV soap opera are aware that Leanne has been listening to Rowan Cunliffe ever since he moved to Weatherfield. He has been the one to pull her away from partner Nick Tilsley and even from Toyah Battersby, her sister when she needed it.

Last month, fans of the ITV soap saw Leanne head off on a retreat being run by the organization, without saying goodbye. Despite viewers’ concerns about Leanne’s abrupt departure, the soap star has hinted at her future on the cobbles.

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