As Lisa Riley returns to the soap this New Year for a self-contained story, 17 years since Mandy was last seen on our screens.
Being a Dingle and the ex wife of both Butch and Paddy, Mandy was always at the centre of high drama in the village and her return promises to be just as dramatic.
In the run up to Mandy’s return, life in the village is relatively calm. Former husband Paddy moved on a long time ago and is concentrating on his relationship with Chas Dingle and partnership in the veterinary practice.
The rest of the Dingle family are living f