Georgia May Foote filmed her last ever scenes for Coronation Street on Monday, and that evening headed out with some of her co-stars to celebrate. Hours after leaving the soap's set for the final time, the 24-year-old actress was seen with some of her Corrie friends as they enjoyed a night out in Manchester together.
Georgia, dressed in a figure-hugging plum dress, seemed in high spirits as she let her hair down at the city's Dock Bar, where she was joined by her former on-screen love interest Sam Aston, who plays Chesney Brown.
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Georgia May Foote celebrating after filming her final scenes on Monday
Other cast members who turned out to celebrate with Georgia – who has played young mum Katy Armstrong on the ITV soap for five years – included Brooke Vincent (Sophie Webster) and Cherylee Houston (Izzy Armstrong). Hayley Tamaddon, who plays Andrea Beckett, who also there with her new Hollyoaks actor boyfriend Joe Tracini.
Georgia announced that she was leaving Coronation Street back in April. En route to her final day of filming, she reflected on the occasion with a tweet for her 243,000 followers. "On my way in to my last ever day at @itvcorrie… This is going to be a very strange morning! #byebyekaty."
Her character is set to leave Weatherfield for Portugal after becoming reunited with her estranged mum Linda. Last week, Georgia spoke about her exit during an interview with This Morning.
"I'm a bit sad – obviously I'm going to miss loads of people, the crew, the production team, my cast mates and all that, but I'm ready. It's been nearly five years now so it's a long stint to do there and I'm excited."
Georgia has much to look forward to in her professional life, but she recently suffered personal heartbreak with the end of her engagement to long-term boyfriend John Sage.
Hayley Tamaddon and her new boyfriend Joe Tracini
During her appearance on This Morning, fans quickly noticed the actress was not wearing her engagement ring, and she reportedly confirmed the split to her co-stars during her recent work leaving do.
"She was telling everyone they'd split up and she was looking forward to a future acting career in America," a source told the Sun. "Everyone was very surprised because she has been very happy with him and never been interested in a showbiz lifestyle. But this will be a new start for her."