Spoilers: Fan Favourite Announces He Is Leaving Corrie In “Hugely Dramatic Storyline”

Les Dennis has today announced his intention to leave Coronation Street later this year in a hugely dramatic storyline.1lesLes joined Coronation Street in 2014 as charming house burglar, Michael Rodwell, who began a relationship with Gail Platt after she forgave her uninvited guest.

On his decision to leave the cobbles, Les said: “I always knew that the time would come when I would want the freedom to do more projects, and now feels like the right time.

“The talented team of writers and producers have come up with a very dramatic exit for Michael on the show which will be exciting to film.

“I’ll treasure the two and a half years I have been part of such an iconic show and move on with very fond memories, so many lovely friends and colleagues and an ambition achieved.”