Con artist Lewis was last seen on screen in summer 2010 but will make a shock return to Weatherfield next year.
Viewers first saw Lewis in December 2009 when he was introduced as a gentleman escort who caught the eye of Audrey Roberts (Sue Nicholls). A love triangle plot followed featuring Lewis, Audrey and Rita Sullivan, before Lewis started dating Audrey full-time.
However, events took a darker turn last summer when Lewis started charming Deirdre Barlow (Anne Kirkbride) in a bid to pull off a scam at the bookies.
Lewis later fled from the cobbles with his ill-gotten gains but stopped short of scamming Audrey when his conscience got the better of him.
Teasing the character's return, a statement on Coronation Street's official website said: "With Lewis about to return to Weatherfield, is there more heartbreak ahead for Audrey or could things finally be looking up?"
Havers previously hinted at a Coronation Street return back in February. He said at the time: "I absolutely adore it and I've got to go and say sorry to Sue [Nicholls] - to Audrey… I was in Manchester yesterday talking about it - so watch this space."
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