It certainly won't be dull. In May 2014, Peter planned to run away to Portsmouth with Tina for a new life away from Weatherfield. [14] It was reported that the pair apparently grow closer as Peter helps Carla overcome her boozing and comes to her aid when she is arrested for drink driving. Peter's third actor, Mark Duncan, appeared in a single episode in September 1971. Father Peter wanted to return to Glasgow and phoned Edith to come and pick him up, although Ken didn't want to have any of it. He was visited by Simon and Leanne and broke the news to his son that he had been offered a job with a charter boat company in Antigua for six months. Born As the story progresses, Tina begins to hope that Peter will not go through with his wedding to Carla. In September that year, Leanne was unable to cope with the stress of Simon's behaviour as she had been suffering domestic abuse from him behind closed doors, so she sent him to stay with Peter in Portsmouth. Peter returned in December 2000 after leaving the Navy and the collapse of his marriage to Jessica Midgeley, who left him for another man. Gascoyne lef… [6] Leanne tells Peter's family that she is going to reconcile with him rather than accept a job offer from her friends in Leeds. David and Shona are in need of a Christmas miracle! campaign, Peter was listed as one of four main suspects, alongside Carla Connor, Rob Donovan (Marc Baylis) and Tracy Barlow (Kate Ford). 2014: Peter ends up in hospital with alcohol poisoning. He and Toyah soon begin family planning, with them beginning surrogacy, as Toyah had multiple failed IVF treatments in the past and was unable to conceive naturally. Peter later sacked Rob from the bookies feeling he was incompetent, which caused more bad feelings between the pair. Lucy, unknown to Peter, hired his stepsister, Tracy Barlow (Kate Ford), to work for her, covering her maternity leave. [7] Leanne made her full-time return on 11 September 2009 when Peter finds her in Leeds. In May Leanne and Simon went to visit him again as it was the first anniversary of the death of Leanne's boyfriend Kal Nazir in the Victoria Court fire and she wished to avoid being close to such painful memories. Played by "[15] Asked what is attracting Carla to Peter, King replied: "In Peter she has found someone who understands what she is going through. Lucy gave birth to Simon in July 2003 and slowly began to let Peter have links with her life again. He's stunned when she tells him she hasn't felt like this about anyone since Liam. The character was involved in numerous storylines such as the death of his twin sister Susan and a bigamy storyline in 2003 which also saw the birth of his first child, Simon. The past four Peter Barlows. His storylines from 2008 to 2013 included an alcohol addiction, struggling to raise Simon, marrying Leanne Battersby, temporarily being confined to a wheelchair (as part of the show's 50th anniversary special which included a live episode) and an affair with Carla Connor, whom he later married. Coronation Street's Peter Barlow prepares to 'die on his own terms' (Image: ITV) He believes he isn't deserving of a transplant, but dad Ken fears his son is throwing his life away. They return a few months later and after Carla gifts her shares to the staff and she takes a job at the Bestro. Peter signed up when he was fifteen and his early adulthood was spent serving in the Royal Navy. Around the same time, Dormer emigrated to Canada with his family. On Christmas Day, Peter announced in the Rovers that he intended to be walking by 14th February when he planned to give Leanne the wedding that she deserved. Ken walked in on the conversation and was disappointed Peter lied to him, but agreed not to tell Simon. Leanne discovers that Peter left rehab early and she decides to leave. Over the course of the coming weeks, Peter found himself again alcohol dependent. Peter resigned himself to the situation and moved back to Portsmouth. Not long after Peter receives a call from Daniel saying the factory roof has fallen down and a concerned peter goes back to the street. Out of sympathy, Carla gave him 49% of the factory. Nick decides to open the bar and offers Leanne a job as bar manager. She was pulled over by police and Peter took her home from the station after she'd been charged with drink driving. Peter then buys the snooker hall as his new business however after playing a game of snooker with Carla he backs out. Coincidentally, Frank was later murdered, and Peter came under suspicion. Carla put him under house arrest but this angered him further. 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