Which former Corrie star would LOVE to return?

Which former Corrie star would LOVE to return?

Sean Wilson, who played Martin Platt for a whopping 20 years, would love to make a permanent return to Coronation Street.

Sean, 52, has spent almost half of his life on Corrie, and is delighted to be returning, albeit briefly, for a cameo for the first time since leaving in 2005. His character Martin will be seen again in an up-coming storyline after his son David Platt (Jack P Shepherd) seeks help after being raped by Josh Tucker (Ryan Clayton).

Somewhat unexpectedly, Sean has now swapped acting for cheesemaking, but would be happy to return to the cobbles.

He told BANG Showbiz: "I'd definitely be up for it [coming back]. 

"I think as time has gone by since October - which is when it was first brought to me - I had lots of thinking time and my character has so many connections."



Sean left the soap over a difference of opinion, as he wasn't happy with a storyline that saw Martin start a relationship with an underage girl.

"There came a parting of ways but things move on, especially in show business, and maybe the people that were in charge have moved on," he says. "I thought the scripts were ace, which I was pleasantly surprised with because Martin's not been there for 12 years and it might just take the writers a while to get to know the character again. but clearly not."

He adds: "I couldn't have asked for a better way to come back so I'm really pleased."