Once a liar, always a liar! Mary Cole has put her trust in her sneaky son Jude Appleton for the last time in Coronation Street but he has betrayed her again and now she is vowing not to ever the same mistake again as she assumes that is the last she has seen of him.
Jude had vanished from Weatherfield after his complex web of lies was exposed and Angie called time on their marriage once and for all. Mary has managed to track him down to Blackpool and visited him with Roy Cropper – to find that he had a new girlfriend called Kelly.
Mary asked him to come home but Jude said he needed money to pay off the B&B that he is staying in. Mary offered to go out and get the cash and Jude lied to Kelly that Mary is a patient of his – he has been pretending to be a surgeon called Dr Ken Barlow!
As Roy sussed this out, Kelly soon realised that she was dating a compulsive liar and filled Mary and Jude in on everything since they got together. As Jude was left alone again, Mary handed him the cash and said she would wait in the car for him.
Jude then disappeared and Mary accepted that he had been lying once again and she was probably never going to see him again.
The scenes marked the end of Paddy Wallaces stint in Coronation Street and Angie looks set to follow him out of Weatherfield too as she makes plans to take George back to South Africa and Mary gives her blessing.
Having discovered a whole new family, Mary is alone again – particularly with Norris also still absent. Will she be able to move on after saying painful goodbyes?
Shes made of tough stuff is our Mary!
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