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Friday 18th October 2019

Richard Hillman joins Coronation Street Tour for Halloween

Richard died in 2003

Legendary Coronation Street serial killer Richard Hillman will be making a spooky Halloween comeback.

Actor Brian Capron, who played the infamous serial killer from 2001 until 2003, will be taking part in a special event on the Coronation Street Tour.

The event will see some spooky features for visitors and will allow them to go trick or treating on the iconic Street.

Richard tried to kill the Platt family (Credit: ITV)

During the event Brian will be popping up as the iconic Corrie villain.

He is quoted by The Metro as saying: "I had some fantastic storylines during my time on Coronation Street. Richard was such a sinister and eerie character - I've certainly got some ghastly stories to share from his years of murderous crimes."

The event will take place on October 26 2o19 and will run from 6-9pm.

Fans of Corrie will remember Richard first appeared in the soap in 2001.

Brian will be returning as the infamous serial killer (Credit: ITV)

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He arrived at Alma Halliwell's funeral claiming to be her cousin. It was there that he met his future wife Gail Platt.

I had some fantastic storylines during my time on Coronation Street.

Richard's victims included Duggie Ferguson, who he left to die after he fell through the bannisters of a house they were working on, and his ex wife Patricia, who he hit over the head with a spade and buried under the foundation of his new flats.

Richard killed his ex-wife Patricia (Credit: ITV)

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He attempted to kill Emily Bishop by hitting her over the head with a crowbar whilst babysitting Joshua Peacock, but Josh's mum Maxine unexpectedly returned home and stumbled upon Richard who attacked her.

Emily survived the attack, however Maxine ended up passing away.

He even tried to kill wife Gail's mother, Audrey Roberts.

Richard tried to kill himself along with Gail, his step-children David and Sarah, and Sarah's daughter Bethany by driving them into a canal.

However they all managed to get out of the car and only Richard died.

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