Coronation Street star Lucy Fallon revealed her famous new boyfriend, Ryan Ledson, an an Instagram video over the weekend.

The actress, famous for her portrayal of Bethany Platt in the ITV soap, shared videos from their “date night”.

The 25-year-old shared snaps of a cosy night with the Preston North End midfielder, 23, with the caption: “Date nights are back.”

The couple reportedly met through mutual friends. Lucy's former Coronation Street co-star Helen Flanagan's partner Scott Sinclair knows Ryan and introduced the couple.

Ryan is a promising midfielder for Preston North End who was named Players and Supporters Player of the Year last season.

Ledson, from Liverpool, joined the Championship club in May 2018 for an undisclosed fee.

He began his career at Everton, joining the club’s academy at the age of five, however failed to break into the first team and joined Cambridge United on loan for the 2015/16 season.

He then joined Oxford United on a three-year contract in August 2016 before joining Preston.

Ledson has been capped for England at under-16, under-17, under-18, under-19 and under-20 level.

Lucy split form her ex-boyfriend Tom Leech last year, who she dated for three years.

Earlier this year, Lucy refused to rule out a return to the cobbles.

The soap star opened up in an Instagram live with her stylist and friend Ryan Kay and was asked about a potential return to Coronation Street.

She said: "I would. But there are so many things I want to do first.

"When you're in Corrie you're quite tied down to the schedule.

"I feel I'm going to take this time focus on myself, doing s*** I want to do.”

She added: "Never say never. I didn't leave for any particular reason. I didn't leave because I didn't like it.

"I left because I wanted to go down different avenues."

The door remains open for her character who left the Weatherfield for a writing job in London after a brief romance with widower Daniel Osbourne.