Natasha Blakeman is Back!

Actress Rachel Leskovac returned to set this week, ten years after Natasha Blakeman left a heartbroken Nick Tilsley behind in Weatherfield.

Nick's Past Comes Back To Haunt Him

Life is about to get a lot more complicated for Nick when he bumps into a face from his past.

A chance encounter at the hospital with ex-girlfriend Natasha Blakeman will put extra strain on Nick and Leanne’s already fragile relationship.

The couple are struggling with Oliver’s devastating diagnosis and Nick has been finding it hard to know how to help Leanne. As Oliver’s stepdad, Nick will start to feel increasingly sidelined as Leanne and Steve are forced to make difficult decisions about Oliver’s treatment.

On a visit to the hospital in the early autumn Nick is surprised to see ex Natasha, and the pair catch up on the news of the past decade, but Nick is reluctant to tell Leanne about the chance meeting.

Is Natasha’s reappearance about to create a bigger rift between Nick and Leanne?

Recap: Who is Natasha Blakeman?

Nick and Natasha break up in 2010

Natasha began a relationship with Nick in 2010. He later dumped her and even when she discovered she was pregnant with his child he refused to take her back, resulting in her terminating the pregnancy.

When Nick came round to the idea of fatherhood and asked her to take him back she did, but kept the news of the abortion a secret until Gail found out and told a devastated Nick who left Natasha. Broken-hearted, Natasha took an overdose but was found by Nick, shortly afterwards she left Weatherfield in the back of a cab.