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Monday 23rd September 2019

Brooke Vincent cries as she says goodbye to Coronation Street to go on maternity leave

Brooke joined Coronation Street in 2004!

Brooke Vincent has shared a video of her getting emotional as she filmed her final scenes on Coronation Street before going on maternity leave.

Actress Brooke, who has played Sophie Webster since she was 11 years old, shared a video to her Instagram page.

In the video, Brooke is in Dev Alahan's store and it's announced that she has just filmed her final scene.

Brooke has played Sophie for 15 years (Credit: ITV)

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Samia Longchambon, who plays Maria Connor, Mikey North, who plays Gary Windass and Antony Cotton, who plays Sean Tully can all be seen going up to the 27-year-old and giving her a hug.

Sally Dynevor, who plays Sophie's mum Sally Metcalfe, comes onto the set with flowers and gifts for Brooke and says how much she will be missed and how loved she is.

She also tells Brooke to come back and bring her baby.

As Sally gives her speech, Brooke can be seen wiping away her tears.

Brooke also gives a speech as she say thank you to everyone for the gifts and flowers.

Brooke captioned the post: "I can't believe 15 years ago I came onto the Street to play 'Sophie Webster' and today I left to play my biggest role yet 'Mummy'.

"My amazing family at Coronation Street, I am going to miss you all so much.

Thank you for always looking after me, for keeping me on the straight and narrow and for letting me get away with murder over the years.

"Thank you for always looking after me, for keeping me on the straight and narrow and for letting me get away with murder over the years.

"Also @kean8 for making my last day extra special coming home to the best treats!! I really am super lucky!"

Co-stars and friends commented on the video.

Tina O'Brien, who plays Sarah Platt, wrote: "It's not going to be the same without you! Can't wait to hear all about your mummy adventures, you're going to be an incredible mum!"

Former Corrie star and close friend of Brooke's, Ryan Thomas, wrote: "Wow, crying here."

Katie McGlynn, who plays Sinead Tinker, wrote: Going to miss you dressing room buddy! But you're going to be the best mummy ever! Love you lots!"

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Earlier this year, Brooke announced she was expecting a baby with her boyfriend, Sheffield United player, Kean Bryan.

The star recently enjoyed her baby shower which was attended by Corrie co-stars and friends.

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