GAIL Platt will be left devastated next week in Coronation Street as her dad Ted Page dies in London.
Gail – who is played by Helen Worth in the ITV soap – will receive a call from Ted’s partner Andrew in London telling her the news.
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Viewers will see a heartbroken Gail break the news to Nick.
She then announces that she’s going to London to help out with the funeral arrangements.
Corrie viewers will remember that Gail met Ted for the first time when he made a surprise visit to Weatherfield in 2008.
In a shock twist, Ted announced he was gay and that he’d been in a relationship with a man called James for years, but that he’d recently passed away.
The following episodes revealed that Audrey dumped soldier Ted after she discovered she was pregnant with Gail at the age of 18.
It also came to light that Ted had no idea Audrey was pregnant with his baby when he left after she turned down his proposal.
Ted then moved into the family house and gave Gail away when she married Joe McIntyre, before departing from the cobbles in 2010.
This week, Gail is in for another family twist as she discovers George is her cousin.
Gail will do some digging after find a photo of a woman named Fanny in her family photo box and be stunned to realise it’s her great grandmother.
Later in the week, viewers will see Gail and George grow delighted to realise they share a set of great grandparents, Fanny and Augustus Page.
But George’s new interest in Gail will infuriate Eileen and Mary, who both fancy their chances with the undertaker.