Coronation Street's Melanie Hill exits the soap as Cathy Matthews after seven years
Coronation Street star Melanie Hill has confirmed she has left the soap as Cathy Matthews after seven years.
The actress, who joined the cobbles back in 2015, revealed that she made an "extremely emotional" decision to step away to focus on her family after taking stock during the COVID-19 pandemic, and filmed her final scenes over two weeks ago.
"It's not been an easy thing to decide," she told The Mirror. "My family has been important but the pandemic has made a lot of people think about the future. It has changed a lot of things in my head. You've just got to see what's important to you.
"I absolutely love everybody but it's made me think about my family a lot and what the priorities are in my life." …
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