SPOILER ALERT: Grief stricken David Platt is locked in the Bistro by mother Gail after plotting deadly revenge against Clayton Hibbs on Coronation Street
A grief stricken David Platt is forced to take extreme measures this week after discovering his wife’s killer might not get the justice he deserves on Coronation Street.
Still reeling from the brutal death of his beloved Kylie, David plots to exact his own extreme brand of revenge on her murderer, Clayton Hibbs, who stands a very real chance of escaping court without a conviction.
Pushed to the brink of suicide, he plots to drive a car filled with petrol into the killer - only for his plan to be foiled when concerned mother Gail stumbles upon a goodbye video made for his children.
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Locked in the cellar: A grief stricken David Platt is held captive in the Bistro basement for his own good after plotting to exact revenge against wife Kylie's killer, Clayton Hibbs
Taking matters into her own hands, she successfully locks her son in the Bistro cellar in a last ditch attempt to prevent him harming himself, or others.
However the bereaved husband manages to outwit Gail and escape, leaving him free to execute his deadly plan.
Speaking to The Mirror, actor Jack Shepherd, who plays David, recently admitted Kylie's harrowing death scenes left him unable to sleep for a week.
The end is near: Pushed to the brink of suicide, he plots to drive a car filled with petrol into the killer, only for Gail to stumble across a goodbye video made for his children
'He’s tried to kill himself before but this tops it as far as going down in a blaze of glory goes,' he said.
'After Kylie’s death scenes I couldn’t eat or sleep. I’ve never taken the job home with me before. But those scenes affected me, they were so harrowing.'
Elsewhere an unemployed Peter Barlow returns to the cobbles with a suspicious looking cut on his face, but his emergence in Weatherfield prompts serious questions from long suffering father Ken, who harbours deep suspicions about his son's re-emergence in Weatherfield.
Look who's back: Elsewhere an unemployed Peter Barlow returns to the cobbles with a suspicious looking cut on his face
But even Ken is left stunned after uncovering the devastating truth behind Peter's return.
The dramatic episode forms part of Coronation Street's five part Super Soap Week.
Coronation Street continues on Tuesday October 11, ITV1 at 7:30pm.
Explosive: The dramatic episode forms part of Coronation Street's five part Super Soap Week
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