Coronation Street air special mental health episode as actress Alison King gives outstanding performance

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Last night’s Coronation Street episode was the culmination of months of self-torture Carla has suffered that began when Rana Habeeb (Bhavna Limbachia) died on her wedding day to Carla’s sister Kate Connor (Faye Brookes).

In the episode which aired on ITV, we saw a very broken Carla who after not taking her medication began to suffer hallucinations and thought she saw her late friend Hayley Cropper.

This is where things took a worrying turn as Carla followed who she believed to be Hayley up a fire escape, but got a shock when it wasn’t Hayley but Rana who pointed out that she was dead and Carla was responsible for it.

Thankfully Peter Barlow (Chris Gascoyne) found her but she was in such a psychotic state that she believed him to be her late brother Aidan Connor.

As Peter talked her down she was taken to hospital to get the help she needs and fans took to social media to praise the episode with one user describing it as ‘One of the best episodes I’ve ever witnessed of

Advice for those affected by this story in Coronation Street is available at

Coronation Street returns on Monday at the regular time of 7:30 pm