Bitter soap  splits that went nuclear… baseball bat attack on car to star who dumped Michelle Keegan over steamy scenes

Soapland is packed with love. But like on screen, it’s not always a fairytale ending. Here, we take a look at the real-life couples who've ended in a bitter split.

Tina O'Brien and Ryan Thomas   They played lovebirds Sarah-Louis Platt and Jason Grimshaw in Coronation Street, and started dating in 2003 before calling things off in 2009.

Alan Halsall and  Lucy-Jo Hudson  They met on Corrie in 2002 and tied the knot seven years later. But it wasn’t to be and they announced their split in 2018.

Jamie Lomas and Kym Marsh  The couple first dated in 2009. Their love story had the ups and downs of a dramatic soap storyline before its bitter end in 2013.

Michelle Keegan and  Anthony Quinlan  The pair dated between 2006 and 2008. He reportedly dumped Michelle after her steamy scenes with co-star Jack P Shepherd were too much for him.

Danny Miller and  Kirsty-Leigh Porter  The relationship became turbulent not long after getting together in 2010 but it all came to an end in 2016.

Georgia May Foote and  Sean Ward Coronation Street actors Georgia and Sean called time on their eight month romance in 2015 after she appeared on Strictly Come Dancing.