Deirdre Barlow's ghost to return to Coronation Street

The ghost of popular character Deirdre Barlow is set to appear on the Cobbles in the coming weeks.

According to The Sun, the Weatherfield one’s presence will feature on the show when the pub doors blow open as newlyweds Steve and Michelle are talking about her in the Rovers Return.

Deirdre Barlow's ghost to return to Coronation Street

Deirdre, who was played by Anne Kirkbride, died in January after portraying the character for 42 years.

Earlier this month, it was revealed that her on-screen family will discover she has died “peacefully” from a suspected brain aneurysm while preparing to hold a welcome home party for her.

Her longtime friend Bev Unwin (Susie Blake) will return to Weatherfield to break the devastating news to Deirdre's husband Ken Barlow (Bill Roache).

This comes after it was revealed a public memorial service for Anne is to take place at Manchester Cathedral on Saturday May 30.

Anne's husband David Beckett is said to have given his approval to the heart-wrenching scenes.

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