Coronation Street’s Cathy Matthews set for exit as Melanie Hill quits ITV soap

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Coronation Street fans will say goodbye to Cathy Matthews (played by Melanie Hill) in the near future as the actress has announced her departure from the cobbles. The ITV soap star revealed the Covid pandemic made her think about “what the priorities are in [her] life”. Melanie hopes to take on more roles away from Coronation Street following her departure. 

The ITV actress explained: “It’s not been an easy thing to decide. 

“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,” she told The Mirror.

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Express.co.uk have contacted a representative for ITV for comment. 

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