CORONATION Street star Lucy Fallon was in floods of tears last night as she said a sad goodbye to Bethany Platt after filming her final scene.
The 24-year-old actress penned a heartfelt farewell message to fans explaining: “Im writing this with mascara all over my face and tears/snot dripping onto my clothes but thats a wrap… on what has been the most incredible 5 years of my life.”
Lucy Fallon was surrounded by her real-life family as she said goodbye to Coronation Street
She shot her final scenes on Thursday afternoon surrounded by her real-life family in the Platt’s lounge and shared a string of pictures from her time on the soap online.
Posting on Instagram, she wrote: “Its so crazy to me that 5 years ago, I had just finished 6th form and had no idea what direction life was going to take me in.
“I never in a million years expected that I would be calling Gail platt a friend. But here we are… and Im grateful for every single second of it.
“Its such a cliche, but the platt family really are a second family to me. And I will forever be in debt to them.
She called her time on the soap ‘the most incredible 5 years of my life’
Lucy posted some of her most dramatic moments as Bethany Platt
Lucy said she was ‘grateful for every second’ on the ITV hit
The actress posted a picture of the set, saying simply: ‘See ya soon’
“They have taught me everything I know… who needs a degree and drama school when you have the PLATts????
“To the cast, crew, and everyone in between, I will hold you all in my heart for the rest of my life.
“And to the viewers, thank you for the endless amount of support I have received over the years.
“And to you bethany… oh what fun weve had. But its not goodbye, just see ya later .”
Lucy’s real family posed for a final picture outside her screen home
She also shared a picture of Bethany getting tangled up with Daniel Osbourne
The star admitted she was ‘crying’ into her farewell Dominos pizza feast
However, the star is set to remain on our screens for several weeks to come as Bethany’s final scenes are not expected to air until March.
HOAR Online revealed in May last year that Lucy was leaving the soap to “pursue other projects”.
Earlier this week, Lucy had a boozy leaving party with her co-stars Tina O’Brien, Jack P Shepherd, Sally Ann Matthews and Colson Smith.
It began with a dinner in Manchester and moved on to Vina Karaoke in the heart of the city, where Jack sung Elton John’s Rocket Man, while Tina, who plays Sarah Platt, did a version of Proud Mary.