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Coronation Street's Helen Worth 'delighted' by Tina O'Brien return

24 Oct 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' star Helen Worth is "delighted" Tina O'Brien is returning to the soap. The 63-year-old actress, who stars as Gail Platt on the ITV soap, has confessed she's looking forward to being reunited with her on-screen daughter…

Marc Baylis feels more attractive following Coronation Street murder

23 Oct 2014

TV gossip

Marc Baylis feels more attractive since his 'Coronation Street' character Rob Donovan murdered Tina McIntyre on the ITV soap. The 37-year-old actor insists he has had more attention from female viewers since his character killed Tina (played by…

Kym Marsh's tattoo mix up

23 Oct 2014

TV gossip

Kym Marsh mistakenly had the word 'communist' tattooed on her lower back. The 'Coronation Street' actress admitted to having an incorrect Chinese symbol permanently inked on her lower back after she failed to double check the translation. Chatting…

Tina O'Brien returning to Coronation Street

23 Oct 2014

TV gossip

Tina O'Brien is returning to 'Coronation Street'. The 31-year-old actress is reprising her role as Sarah-Louise Platt, the daughter of Weatherfield stalwart Gail Platt (Helen Worth), and will make her comeback in early 2015. In a statement, Tina…

Wendi Peters 'hated' her Coronation Street character

22 Oct 2014

TV gossip

Wendi Peters regrets watching old episodes of 'Coronation Street' ahead of her return to the soap opera. The 46-year-old actress is reprising her role as Cilla Battersby-Brown and couldn't believe how much she "hated" her alter ego when she looked…

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Wendi Peters worries people will be 'disappointed' by Coronation Street return

22 Oct 2014

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Wendi Peters is worried people will be "disappointed" with Cilla Battersby-Brown's new personality. The 46-year-old actress will return to 'Coronation Street' tonight (22.10.14) after leaving the ITV show in 2007, but has admitted that reviving her…

Simon Gregson proposed to wife in the bath

21 Oct 2014

TV gossip

Simon Gregson proposed to his wife while he was in the bath. The 'Coronation Street' star - who has played Steve McDonald on the ITV soap for 25 years - confessed he popped the question to his girlfriend Emma Gleave, 29, while he was in the bathroom…

Kym Marsh can't have more children

21 Oct 2014

TV gossip

Kym Marsh can't have any more children after having an ablation of the womb. The 'Coronation Street' actress - who is currently dating personal trainer Dan Hooper and already has three children - has revealed she suffered severe health problems in…

Tina O'Brien gives birth to baby boy

19 Oct 2014

TV gossip

Tina O'Brien has given birth to a baby boy. The former 'Coronation Street' star, 31, and her boyfriend Adam Crofts welcomed the tiny tot into the world last week but they are yet to give him a name. A source told the Sunday Mirror newspaper…

Chris Gascoyne developed back problems on Coronation Street

17 Oct 2014

TV gossip

Chris Gascoyne has developed crippling back problems working on 'Coronation Street'. The 46-year-old actor has played alcoholic Peter Barlow on the ITV soap for 14 years and admits pretending to have the shakes from alcohol withdrawal has left him…

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Corrie stars fight over pay

15 Oct 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' stars are reportedly fighting with bosses over their salaries. Youngsters on the ITV soap have been left reeling after discovering veteran stars are being paid up to six times as much for their role on the cobbles. It is…

Wendi Peters 'never considered' Coronation Street return

13 Oct 2014

TV gossip

Wendi Peters "never considered" returning to 'Coronation Street'. The 46-year-old actress is to reprise her role as Cilla Battersby-Brown in the ITV soap later this month and although she's looking forward to her return, she admits she hasn't really…

Hayley Tamaddon: I'd do Strictly Come Dancing in a 'heartbeat'

5 Oct 2014

TV gossip

Hayley Tamaddon would do 'Strictly Come Dancing' "in a heartbeat." The 'Coronation Street' star says she would love to don some sequins and shimmy around the dance floor on the BBC One celebrity contest following her appearance on ITV's 'Dancing on…

Angela Griffin wants 'Coronation Street' return

1 Oct 2014

TV gossip

Angela Griffin wants to return to 'Coronation Street'. The 38-year-old actress played hairdresser Fiona Middleton from 1992 to 1998 and would love to see a plot that would have all of Steve McDonald's [Simon Gregson] former love interests return to…

Coronation Street's Kylie Platt's marriage heading for trouble

30 Sep 2014

TV gossip

Coronation Street's Kylie Platt's marriage is heading for trouble. Paula Lane - who plays Kylie in the ITV soap - has warned the arrival of Callum Logan, Kylie's ex-boyfriend and the father of her son Max, will cause a rift between Kylie and her…

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Coronation Street's Sean to fall for vicar

25 Sep 2014

TV gossip

Coronation Street's Sean Tully is to fall in love with a vicar, in a new storyline. The Rovers Return barman - played by Antony Cotton - will find romance again after meeting clergyman Billy on a night out, but his religious beliefs mean the course…

Michael Le Vell lands 12-month 'Coronation Street' contract

24 Sep 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' bosses have reportedly given Michael Le Vell a new 12-month contract. The 49-year-old actor has secured a deal, believed to worth £250,000, to play mechanic Kevin Webster in the ITV soap until November 2015 following a year of…

Coronation Street's Kylie Platt becomes hooked on speed

23 Sep 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street's Kylie Platt is to hit rock bottom after she becomes hooked on speed. The loud-mouthed hairdresser - played by Paula Lane - recently became embroiled in a drugs scandal when she started stealing her son Max's attention deficit…

Ryan Thomas and Amy Jackson 'very happy' together

19 Sep 2014

TV gossip

Ryan Thomas and Amy Jackson are "very happy" together. The 'Coronation Street' actor began dating the Bollywood star in April this year, revealing the news via a number of Instagram snaps in which they were seen kissing, and he's now spoken out to…

Ryan Thomas splits from Amy Jackson

18 Sep 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' star Ryan Thomas has split from his girlfriend. The 30-year-old 'Coronation Street' star - who met Amy Jackson in 2010 as he judged the Miss England contest in which she was competing - has split from the brunette beauty, 23…

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Michelle Keegan: Mark Wright is my 'best friend'

17 Sep 2014

TV gossip

Michelle Keegan says Mark Wright is not just her lover but also her "best friend". The 'Coronation Street' actress says the former 'The Only Way Is Essex' hunk - who she got engaged to last year - is a great boyfriend because they get on so well with…

Coronation Street bosses to fine cast members for bad behaviour

16 Sep 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' bosses have reportedly begun handing out fines to badly behaved cast members. The ITV soap is said to have introduced a football-style fines punishment system for any stars whose actions and behaviour lead to the show being…

Craig Charles picked up from Coronation Street set in helicopter

12 Sep 2014

TV gossip

Craig Charles was once picked up from the set of 'Coronation Street' in a helicopter. The 50-year-old actor - who plays the role of Lloyd Mullaney in the ITV soap - has revealed how a fan once picked him up from the Manchester set in a helicopter as…

Jack P. Shepherd sets up casting agency

12 Sep 2014

TV gossip

Jack P. Shepherd has set up a casting agency. The 'Coronation Street' actor - who plays bad boy David Platt - already owns a performing arts school and has now launched a career as a talent agent. A source told The Sun newspaper: "It's a win-win…

Jane Danson in favour of Vicky Entwistle return

10 Sep 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' star Jane Danson would love Vicky Entwistle to return to the soap. The 35-year-old actress has starred as Leanne Battersby in the ITV soap for nearly two decades and she's confessed she'd love it if rumours her on-screen step-mum…