“But in another way, it’s the beginning of the next chapter which will span into the New Year,” Iain added.
With actor Michael, 55, signing a new contract with the soap last year and after spending four decades on the cobbles, could his character be rejuvenated?
Viewers have seen firmly established resident Gary Windass (Mikey North) venture down a dark road in the past 12 months, so could Kevin end up following in his footsteps?
Would Ray’s murder be the first of more dodgy deeds to come?
Coronation Street continues Wednesday at 7.30pm on ITV.