“Whatever happens,” Ian added, “She [Yasmeen] has to deal with the aftermath of it and I think that’s important to stress and to understand that that is going to be continuing.
“And it needs to continue because that’s part of the story is not just what happens before any major incident is what happens after.”
He went on to explain what it has been like to be a part of such a hard-hitting storyline: “It’s been a ride, it certainly has been a ride very challenging.
“But as Shelley [King] said, you know, people around us were so supportive and understanding.”
Coronation Street airs Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7:30pm and 8:30pm on ITV.