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Coronation Street fans delighted as Jennie McAlpine finally returns to Weatherfield

Fiz Brown is back!

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Coronation Street fans were delighted to see a familiar face back on set on Tuesday – Jennie McAlpine. The Fiz Brown actress has resumed her filming schedule after enjoying maternity leave following the birth of her second child, Hilda, in October 2018. Reposting a sweet photo shared by Corrie on Instagram of Fiz reunited with her on-screen family, Jennie confessed it was "lovely" to be back. She said: "Posh tea in the bistro for our homecoming. What a lovely day." The original Coronation Street official Instagram post read: "Look who's back in Weatherfield! Welcome home @jenniemcalpine and Isabella!"

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Fiz is back!

Fans were delighted that Fiz was finally making a comeback, with one commenting: "Yeah so glad to see you back Jennie. I love your character missed her sweet funny sunny nature." Another said: "Yeah so happy you are back, missed seeing your smiling happy face." While others added: "Hooorah"; "Finally"; "Love Fiz missed her"; "Awh welcome back!!"

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Viewers have waited patiently for Fiz to return to Weatherfield after seven months away. She was last seen heading to Birmingham with her daughter Hope to enrol her in a special school. In reality, Jennie was enjoying some time at home with husband Chris Farr and their newborn Hilda. Jennie revealed her second pregnancy shortly after her stint in I’m A Celebrity in 2017. Revealing the birth of her daughter on Twitter in October, she wrote at the time: "Our newest addition arrived yesterday. Mummy and Daddy very happy. Big brother very proud of his little sister Hilda. We’re all in love."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Jennie teased her return last month

Just last month Jennie dropped a huge clue that her return to the cobbles is imminent as she shared a snap of a Corrie script. "Friday night reading," she wrote in the pic's caption. "Hoping it’s just like riding a bike #itsbeenawhile."

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