Stephanie Cole is set to take a break from Coronation Street due to ill health, it has been revealed. The actress who plays Sylvia Goodwin, the no-nonsense mother of Roy Cropper has already filmed her final scenes before her break.
Sylvia's exit scenes will air on screen this month and will form part of her daughter-in-law Hayley Cropper's cancer storyline, The Sun reports. A spokesperson for Coronation Street confirmed that Cole has left the show for ''"for the time being".
It is expected that Cole will return to the show as soon as she is well enough.