Shock death rumoured for THIS Coronation Street favourite in Christmas Day BLOODBATH


It has been reported that Robert Preston will meet an untimely demise in Coronation Street this Christmas…

It has been hinted that Coronation Street is arranging a Christmas Day episode packed complete of shocking drama this year with Robert Preston’s death taking centre stage.

Reports in The Sun have claimed that Robert will meet an untimely finish as he finds himself caught in the crossfire when a shooting requires spot on the cobbles.

Robert Preston in Coronation Street

Rumours are rife that Robert is set to die on Christmas Day just after a dramatic shooting in the Rovers (Image: ITV)

When Christmas is commonly about loved ones, feasting, and the Queen’s speech, soap fans know items are commonly really distinct in soapland.

Viewers are employed to large drama unfolding as we watch the festive instalments of our favourite soaps, and it appears this year Coronation Street is maintaining up the tradition of deadly shocks.

It has been reported that a drunk Derek Milligan returns to the cobbles hunting for revenge on small business companion Gary Windass.

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Gary’s small business companion Derek will reportedly be back hunting for revenge (Image: ITV)

Fans of the soap will try to remember that Gary warned Derek away from Weatherfield when he began taking a shine to Izzy… but it appears that as Christmas approaches the pair’s small business partnership will turn sour.

It has been claimed that alcoholic Derek will arrive at the Rovers on Christmas Day waving a gun about, and quickly items turn into a bloodbath as two persons get shot.

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A supply reportedly told the publication: “Derek gets drunk and begins waving a gun about the pub.

“There’s a tense stand-off then a enormous fight among the two males and two persons are shot, which includes Robert who dies on Christmas Day.

Nick Tilsley, Coronation Street, Gary

There’s problems heading for Weatherfield this Christmas in the kind of Derek Milligan (Image: ITV)

“He tends to make it to hospital, but suffers a heart attack and dies off screen. It is left to Michelle to inform every person that he is dead.”

It is no shock that Tristan Gemmill, who plays doomed Robert in the soap, is departing the cobbles just after announcing his exit earlier this year, and his on-screen companion Kym Marsh, who plays Michelle Connor, is also bowing out of the soap.

Fortunately for Michelle it appears she is set to survive the Rovers’ shooting as it has been revealed the door has been left open for Kym to return to her function in the future.

Michelle and Robert in Coronation Street

Will Robert’s death lead to Michelle’s exit? (Image: ITV)

With Robert’s demise major the way for Michelle’s exit, it appears like there is lots of drama heading to Weatherfield this festive season.

But what about the second particular person rumoured to be shot? Will they meet a grisly finish as effectively?

Coronation Street airs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7.30pm and eight.30pm on ITV.


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