Coronation Street's Sean Tully is to "rekindle" his romance with Marcus Dent upon his return to Weatherfield.
Charlie Condou left the soap in 2008 but has confirmed he will be returning to the role of Marcus.
It was previously reported that Tully and Dent would be Coronation Street's first civil partnership.
A statement of the show's official website said: "There are eventful times ahead for Sean Tully (Antony Cotton) as his old flame Marcus Dent returns to the cobbles.
"Marcus, arrives back in Weatherfield and the relationship between him and Sean is rekindled."
However, it has not been confirmed if the rumoured wedding plot is correct.
Condou recently Tweeted: "No idea about the civil partnership storyline in Corrie. First I heard was in the papers.
"But yes, I am going back in March."
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