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Jennie McAlpine: Corrie hasn't prepared me for baby

14 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Jennie McAlpine says 'Coronation Street' hasn't prepared her for motherhood. The pregnant actress - whose character Fiz Stape is mother to baby Hope and stepmother to little Ruby on the soap - admits playing a mum on the show isn't sufficient…

Charlie Condou: Fans bug me in toilet

14 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Charlie Condou gets asked for autographs whilst using the toilet. The 41-year-old actor, who plays midwife Marcus Dent on 'Coronation Street', has revealed that fans of the soap opera often ask him for his signature at inopportune times, including…

Amanda Barrie getting married

12 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Amanda Barrie is getting married to her partner after almost decade together. The 78-year-old 'Coronation Street' legend and crime writer Hilary Bonner, 65, have announced their engagement and joked they risked "cutting it a bit fine" if they waited…

Roy Barraclough doesn't watch Corrie

11 Jul 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' legend Roy Barraclough thinks the show has become humourless. The 78-year-old actor, who played Alec Gilroy for 22 years before his departure from the soap in 1998, has hit out at the abundance of sensational storylines in soaps…

Charlie Condou: Corrie exit feels right

9 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Charlie Condou feels it's the "right time" to leave 'Coronation Street'. The actor is to bow out of the soap next week when his character Marcus Dent's relationship with Todd Grimshaw (Bruno Langley) hits the rocks and Charlie feels content with his…

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Coronation Street's Kylie Platt for drugs storyline

8 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Coronation Street's Kylie Platt is to become embroiled in a drugs storyline. The outspoken wife of David Platt (Jack P. Shepherd) - played by Paula Lane - is to become involved in a drugs scandal when her son Max is diagnosed with attention deficit…

Samia Ghadie says Alan Halsall was horrified when they had to kiss

8 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Samia Ghadie says Alan Halsall was horrified when they had to kiss on camera. The 'Coronation Street' actress - who plays Maria Connor in the soap - is very close friends with the actor, and he felt incredibly awkward when she had to lock lips on…

Dean Fagan won't watch Corrie kisses

7 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Dean Fagan won't watch his steamy 'Coronation Street' kisses. The actor's alter-ego Luke Britton is set to lock lips with a drunken Carla Barlow (Alison King) in tonight's (07.07.14) episode of the ITV soap, but Dean admits he won't be tuning in…

Michelle Collins has no time for 'regular TV role'

5 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Michelle Collins doesn't have time for a "regular TV role" following her 'Coronation Street' exit. The 52-year-old actress is set for a guest appearance on 'Casualty' and while she explained this was just to take it easy, she still hasn't slowed down…

Helen Flanagan trying to be less sexy

5 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Helen Flanagan is trying to look less sexy. The 23-year-old star, who stunned viewers with her curvaceous figure in the jungle on 'I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!', is eager to look more natural and has decided to stop wearing lots of make-up…

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Kevin Kennedy wants Corrie return for Curly

4 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Kevin Kennedy wants to return to 'Coronation Street'. The 52-year-old actor is eager to reprise his role as loveable Curly Watts - the character he played for 20 years from 1983 to 2003 - after a visit to the soap's old set at Granada Studios in…

Julie Goodyear: TV's changed 'dramatically'

4 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Julie Goodyear thinks television has changed "dramatically" since she appeared in 'Coronation Street'. The 72-year-old actress starred as pub landlady Bet Lynch in the ITV soap on-and-off for over 40 years after first joining in 1966 and she claims…

Michelle Keegan hopes Rob Donovan will be punished

3 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Michelle Keegan thinks Rob Donovan is going to get his comeuppance on 'Coronation Street'. The 27-year-old actress bid an emotional farewell to the ITV soap last month when her character Tina McIntyre was murdered by Rob (Marc Baylis), who was…

Tyrone Dobbs in shock building accident

3 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Coronation Street's Tyrone Dobbs is set to be involved in a terrible accident. The loveable mechanic, played by Alan Halsall, will be involved in a building accident which leaves him with broken bones, according to the Daily Star newspaper. He is…

Helen Flanagan is trying to get pregnant

2 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Helen Flanagan is trying to get pregnant. The former 'Coronation Street' star has revealed she and her footballer boyfriend Scott Sinclair are actively trying to conceive and has stopped taking her acne medication to increase the couple's…

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Jimi Mistry promises Coronation Street 'fireworks'

2 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Jimi Mistry claims there will be drama when Leanne Tilsley meets Kal Nazir's mother in 'Coronation Street'. The actor has revealed "fireworks" are definitely in store when fitness instructor Kal introduces his new girlfriend Leanne (Jane Danson) to…

Michelle Keegan doesn't like gym

2 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Michelle Keegan can't be bothered to go to the gym. The brunette beauty - who is preparing to tie the knot with her former 'The Only Way Is Essex' star fiancé Mark Wright - has confessed that while she likes to work out if she has plenty of spare…

Michelle Keegan won't let Mark Wright plan wedding

2 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Michelle Keegan won't let Mark Wright plan her wedding. The former 'Coronation Street' star is set to tie the knot with her Essex beau next year and although they haven't organised anything yet, she is adamant Mark won't be in charge of the…

Michelle Collins: Fans think I'm jobless

1 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Michelle Collins says fans take pity on her after leaving 'Coronation Street'. The 52-year-old actress - who previously starred in 'EastEnders' - quit her role as pub landlady Stella Price earlier this year, but she reveals that viewers assume she's…

Michelle Keegan wants comedy role

1 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Michelle Keegan wants to star in a comedy series. The former 'Coronation Street' actress hasn't figured out her next career move after leaving the ITV soap last month, but says her dream is to act in a more light-hearted show because playing Tina…

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Kym Marsh has 'deflated' boobs

30 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Kym Marsh had "deflated balloons" for breasts before having a boob job. The 'Coronation Street' actress decided to get breast implants in 2009 as she believes her assets lost their shape after she gave birth to her eldest children, David, 19, and…

Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright find 'dream home'

29 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright have found their "dream home". The former 'Coronation Street' star - whose character Tina McIntyre was recently killed off after the actress decided to move on from the soap - and her fiance have found the ideal house…

Jean Alexander's health scare was a stroke

29 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Jean Alexander has revealed her health scare was a stroke. The 'Coronation Street' legend - who was taken to a hospital in Southport, Merseyside, by ambulance on Monday (23.06.14) - has told fans not to "worry", because explained the extent of her…

Julie Walters set for Coronation Street role

29 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Julie Walters is set to land her dream 'Coronation Street' role. The 'Harry Potter' and 'Mamma Mia' actress has reportedly been in line for a part on the soap "for quite a while", and it is said show bosses are just trying to figure out the "right…

Jean Alexander 'not in danger' after health scare

27 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Jean Alexander is "not in danger" after being rushed to hospital following a health scare. The 'Coronation Street' icon, who played cleaner Hilda Ogden for 23 years, is in good spirits and currently recuperating from a mystery illness at a…