Coronation Street spoilers: Cathy Matthews' past exposed as Brian uncovers heartbreak?

“But there’s a really interesting story about the kind of perils of social media and the kind of hell storm that can rain down on you if you take on the trolls and that will arrive in the first quarter of next year,” the soap boss continued.

“Essentially, Cathy will make some unwise choices in her online life which will threaten to sort of seeing them completely ostracised from their friends and sees them getting viciously trolled online and it’ll bring in, bring in Alex as well.

“So there’s a kind of angle for him in terms of the online cruelty that sometimes faces disabled people when they venture into social media.

“So it’s really kind of complicated, modern story,” Iain explained.