Hundreds of thousands of viewers throughout the UK have been shocked tonight after they tuned into Coronation Avenue, with Pat Phelan (Connor McIntyre) lastly permitting Andy an escape – however not the one he needed. Forcing his sufferer to shoot Vinny Ashford useless earlier than taking the gun off him and murdering him straight after, Phelan dumped the duo’s our bodies in a lake at a abandoned mill.
Talking in regards to the scenes, the actor commented: “Phelan has been promising the world to Andy however he’s two, three steps forward. The Vinny downside has evaporated and it was in that second that Phelan realised how straightforward it’s to resolve an issue. As quickly as he bought the gun off Andy, he registered, ‘two birds, one stone.’ He noticed that chance and he’s the architect of his personal downfall. And now Nicola’s gone, that was a catalyst as properly, he’s actually at a harmful second.”
Requested if that is the “starting of the top” for his character, McIntyre replied: “No query, that is the pebble that begins the avalanche.”
He additionally teased upcoming weeks, and when requested if anyone on the Avenue was secure he mentioned: “No. He by no means forgets, Vinny is a traditional instance. Bear in mind the final scene in The Rovers, “finest day ever,” now what does that imply…? That’s the place you see the hazard.”
Although he says Phelan had by no means deliberate to kill Andy, he did say that it was a possibility that introduced itself in a second he might by no means have predicted.
He teased of justice for these he has seen killed: “Whereas we run as much as that [justice], every time that’s, Pat Phelan is now a really harmful particular person. Now he’s crossed the rubicon whereas earlier than he would go to nice lengths, for instance the cellar, complicating issues. The journey in direction of his comeuppance will probably be very vigorous I’m positive, as a result of now he has a direct root to fixing issues.”
Coronation Avenue continues all through the week on ITV.