Saturday 18 November 2017

It's not the end - kidnapped Katy goes on the run with injured Ciaran in tonight's Fair City cliffhanger

Fair City: Ciaran and Katy go on the run
Fair City: Ciaran and Katy go on the run
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Katy may have escaped from her box but the kidnapping saga is not over in Fair City as she chooses to go on the run with captor Ciaran.

It has been 13 months since Katy (Amelia Stuart) was kidnapped and locked away by Ciaran (Ciaran Holloway) and her escape has been thwarted by her mental state as she is suffering from Stockholm Syndrome.

Fans may well be anxious for a conclusion to the storyline and it reaches a dramatic climax tonight, but it's not yet the end of the story.

In tonight's episode Katy is seen disguised in a blonde wig and carrying an injured and bleeding Ciaran who says he has a plan for their escape.

Fair City: Ciaran and Katy go on the run
Fair City: Ciaran and Katy go on the run

He's bleeding heavily from the stab wound Katy inflicted and she's worried he won't make it through the night.

Aware that the net is closing in and everyone is looking for them, Ciaran becomes weaker and weaker and begins to lose his grip on realiyt.

He comes up with a plan to take a boat to a summer house he knows in Dun Laoghaire where they can hide out.

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He stops to make a phone call to Farrah which has serious consequences for her, and then makes his way to the pier with Katy.

However, he starts to talk to Katy as though she's his sister Tessa.

Terrified he's going to die, Katy is faced with the difficult decision of whether ot leave and find help to save his life, or stay by his side.

The episode ends on a dramatic cliffhanger which promises the saga is not yet over.

Fair City has been on air since 1989 and continues to be Ireland’s most popular soap with close to half a million viewers tuning in per episode*. The Katy storyline has proven particularly younger audiences attracting a 24% share among women 15-34 up 28%** on the same period as last year.

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