Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh who plays Hayley has hinted her character could die in next week's siege.
Hayley and Carla Connor will be taken hostage when bulbous eyed psycho Tony Gordon breaks out of jail and plans to exact revenge on those who wronged him.
With Roy off at a trainspotters' convention that leaves Hayley in mortal danger. Viewers will see the factory set alight during the armed siege in scenes that are the most expensive Corrie has ever produced. "There is a point where Hayley and Carla both really think it's curtains for them and maybe it is," Julie, 40, told Now magazine.