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Coronation Street spoilers: Boss Kate Oates reveals why the show is tackling male rape with David Platt

David does some digging over Gary and Nicola in Coronation Street spoiler

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Coronation Street are about to air a difficult and traumatic storyline for David Platt as he is drugged and raped by newcomer Josh Tucker in one of the show’s most harrowing plotlines to date. Fans will not see the sexual assault take place but the focus will be on the aftermath for David – and the impact that it will have on his mental health. 

Corrie has a long history of dealing with tough social issues including domestic abuse, child sex trafficking and addiction and the team is working closely with charities and survivors to ensure that… Read the full story

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