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Jasmine Allday

Coronation Street share first look at Kelly Neelan's dramatic exit from ITV soap

Coronation Street have shared a first look clip of Kelly Neelan's dramatic exit from the ITV soap.

Kelly - played by Millie Gibson - will be leaving the show next week in an exciting storyline, with lives hanging on the line in a huge rooftop showdown between Kelly, Gary Windass and Aadi Alahan. Kelly had paid for someone to kidnap and kill Gary after she found out that he had murdered her late dad Rick Neelan - but things will soon turn from bad to worse as the kidnapper has other ideas.

The dramatic storyline ends with Kelly on a roof, as evil Kieron reveals his plan to kill her and frame her for Gary's death in a murder suicide plot, but Gary tries to save her and a gun shot rings out. Who has been shot?

Kelly and Gary face off (ITV)

Corrie have now released a very dramatic trailer ahead of next week's scenes, as Kieron reveals his big plan.

The dramatic clip shows the moments leading up to the rooftop showdown, including Gary's sweet speech about Kelly at her engagement party that has her running out and him following into the grip of his kidnapper.

Who will die in a gun showdown? (ITV)

It ends with high octane drama as Gary is held by the kidnapper on the roof of the building, him looking scared as he faces death. Spoilers have revealed a gunshot rings out - but who will be shot, and will they be ok?

Actor Mikey North - who plays Gary - has teased some very dramatic scenes ahead and dubbed it "full circle".

"I think it was inevitable that this was the way it would end. I'm just really happy that he sort of comes full circle and we were ending up where we began," he said in a chat with The Mirror and other press, as he warned the truth was always going to come out.

There's a big showdown! (ITV)

He added: "It was always gonna happen, it was just a case of when. I couldn't be more happy with with how it's turned out. This block of episodes has been the best block that I've ever been involved with in 15 years here. The collaboration of all the departments coming together to really want to make this work, and obviously we're using new technology and just the nature of all it needed."

Actress Millie has teased either her or Gary could die in the very suspenseful scenes.

"This is getting pretty drastic now and I think the crux of it is, when he has his life at stake, he sort of knew it would always end like this. But when he finds out that Kelly's involved you know, he is willing to die for that girl, and that's the start of this story and, this is what plays out," she warned ahead of the episodes airing.

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