It will be a real shame if this turns out to be true. A character of Dot’s longevity deserves more than an off-screen exit. Her final “scene” was Sonia hearing her voice on an answerphone saying “I’ve gone to Ireland”, because she had been led to believe (in error) that Martin had stolen money from her, when in fact it was Sonia. The best we can hope for is an off-screen resolution to that storyline if June has indeed left for good.
I did hope June would call it a day by giving notice so a suitable exit could be filmed (whether that be Dot moving away or passing away). Without meaning to sound morbid, there was always the risk that June could pass suddenly and force an off-screen death/departure, but quitting like this leaves the same show in the same position.
Let’s hope it’s a storm in a teacup and at the very least she returns to film a suitable exit.
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