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Friday 18th October 2019

Coronation Street fans ecstatic as Sue Devaney returns as Debbie Webster

Some viewers mistook her for Annie Lennox!

Sue Devaney returned to Coronation Street last night (Wednesday September 2) for the first time in 34 years.

The 52-year-old actress, who is also known for Dinnerladies and Casualty, reprised her role as Kevin Webster's sister Debbie Webster, who returned to the cobbles for the first time since 1985 to attend her Auntie Vi's will reading.

Sue returned as Debbie after 34 years (Credit: ITV)

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Following Sue's appearance, Sally Ann Matthews, who plays Jenny Bradley in the ITV soap, pleaded with show boss Iain MacLeod to bring Sue back as a permanent cast member.

In a series of messages, she wrote on Twitter: "SUE DEVANEY!!!!!!!!! x #Corrie

"Get this hashtag trending Tweeps! x #bringbackdebbiewebster

"So natural, so good. My boss had better be listening x #bringbackdebbiewebster (sic)"

Good that Corrie script writers have asked the same actress, Sue Devaney to appear again as Kevin's sister. She's aged well too, I reckon

Sally's views were shared by a number of Corrie fans, including Emmerdale actor Liam Fox.

He tweeted: "Just spotted #suedevaney on @itvcorrie, she's always been an amazing actress, hoping she's on our screens for a long time to come (sic)"

Another Corrie viewer wrote: "Sally we are giving you the job of getting Debbie Wesbter back in Corrie permanently pretty please!!! (sic)"

One shared: "Good that Corrie script writers have asked the same actress, Sue Devaney to appear again as Kevin's sister. She's aged well too, I reckon #Corrie (sic)"

Debbie returned to tell Kevin their Aunty Vi had died (Credit: YouTube/Coronation Street)

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But some viewers were confused about Sue's identity, mistaking her for Annie Lennox.

One wrote: "My wife just said "why is Annie Lennox on Corrie? (sic)"

Another posted: "What's Annie Lennox doing in Corrie? (sic)"

Debbie previously left Weatherfield when she moved to Southampton in 1985.

Coronation Street airs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7.30pm and 8.30pm on ITV.

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