Following the ordeal Luke's relationship with Mandy Richardson broke down, he became depressed and even attempted suicide.
But now he's returning to the Channel 4 soap and has revealed some spoilers about what fans can expect. "It's like being home but it just took me a little while to settle back in."The Essex lad is returning to the soap alongside actress Sarah Jayne Dunn, who plays Mandy Richardson. Kyle Pascoe from Footballers’ Wives, Luke in Hollyoaks – you name it, Gary Lucy played your favourite noughties heartthrob (who was usually a footballer).But it feels like it’s been ages since he was on our screens and that’s not a good thing.Speaking on ITV's Loose Women, he shared: "Bryan Kirkwood's [executive producer] idea for the story is incredible.Basically, having not dealt with it properly having run away, [we explore] how that has impacted on Luke's life 15 years on; what's happened and what's sort of stayed with you.