Today it was reported that James Burrows is quitting his job as Ali Neason.
Coronation Street star James Burrows, who portrays doctor Ali Neeson, has been confirmed today to quit the drama and has already shot his final scenes.
The surprise announcement would come as a shock to some viewers who, despite the fact that Maria is dating Weatherfield baddie Gary Windass, expected Ali to get back together with his former flame Maria Connor after they reignited their relationship recently.
Although the news has been reported that Ali will quit the cobbles, little is understood of his departure plot, but, The Sun Online has announced that star James has already
shot his last scenes on the show and will leave next month on the tv.
A source allegedly said to the website: "Ali was one of the cobbles ' most popular characters, but it was time he left.
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"He's at odds to murderer Gary Windass about girlfriend Maria Connor and ultimately both are involved in a brutal fight on the pavement." The public will be worried that Gary will claim his third goal, but it is not the last Weatherfield residents who see Ali.
Ali’s departure from the cobbles comes shortly after mum Michelle Connor also left the Street (Picture: ITV)
And with the door kept open, it seems if Gary finds out about him sleeping with Leon earlier this month, he would not kill Ali. Ali’s exit comes after Michelle Connor, played by Kym Marsh, left the cobbles at Christmas after her wedding to Robert Preston was ruined when she discovered he was having a
Ali has been at the center of some huge storylines since the character returned to the soap in 2018, most notably killing the drug dealer Ronan Truman in a bid
Ali’s leaving the cobbles next month as actor James Burrows bows out of the show (Picture: ITV)