Coronation Street viewers were moved to tears after actor Rob Mallard’s on-screen partner Sinead Tinker (played by Katie McGlynn) lost her battle to cancer in emotional scenes last year. The Daniel Osbourne star has now addressed his character’s future in the ITV show, as the soap star admitted his storyline “can’t go on much longer”.
It comes as his alter ego has been seen battling grief by viewers.
The widower has endured a tough 12 months following the loss of his beloved Sinead.
The father-of-one has faced a number of challenges following the death of his baby’s mother.
But those closest to him are becoming increasingly concerned by his behaviour.
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His admission comes as viewers are set to see Daniel’s relationship with Nicky take a romantic turn.
Speaking about Nicky’s background and hinting that there’s more to her character than meets the eye, actress Kimberly previously told Manchester Evening News: “Obviously, we don’t know Nicky’s backstory.
“We don’t know what drives her, but there is definitely going to be something.”
Discussing her job as a sex worker, the actress commented: “I want to represent people that are in that industry because I think that it’s too easy for your mind to go to the negative side of it.