Coronation Street fans heartbroken as Peter Barlow tells Ken he’s ‘dying’

Coronation Street viewers have been left devastated after Wednesday's episode, during which Peter Barlow (Chris Gascoyne) said he was dying.

He is back in hospital after a relapse of his alcoholism, and his dad Ken Barlow (Bill Roache) went in to see him for a visit.

But Ken was left in disbelief when his son told him he didn't have much time left to live.

Peter said: "I'm dying. Just because you don't want to believe it, doesn't mean it's not true."

Ken urged: "Give it some time, the doctors said you'd feel better in a few days."

However Peter continued: "Don't think I will. I'm not confused. After everything that's happened, with Carla and Adam, the police after me – I just don't have the energy to keep going anymore dad, I'm sorry."

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