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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…

Cilla Battersby-Brown returns to Coronation Street

4 Sep 2014

TV gossip

Cilla Battersby-Brown is to return to 'Coronation Street' with a shocking secret. The mouthy character - played by Wendi Peters, 46, on the ITV soap - is set to make a shocking comeback to the Weatherfield street after six years away from the…

Catherine Tyldesley is engaged

31 Aug 2014

TV gossip

Catherine Tyldesley has got engaged. The 'Coronation Street' beauty - who plays ditzy blonde Eva Price in the ITV soap - is set to walk down the aisle in the near future after her personal trainer beau Tom Pitfield popped the question recently.

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Coronation Street's Steve McDonald's cancer scare

28 Aug 2014

TV gossip

Coronation Street's Steve McDonald is to have a cancer scare. The ITV soap's pub landlord and taxi driver - who is played by actor Simon Gregson - is to discover a suspicious looking mole on his arm and jump to the worst conclusion, leaving his…

Coronation Street's Alison King begs for more security

26 Aug 2014

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'Coronation Street' star Alison King has asked for more security to protect her from an "obsessed" stalker. The 41-year-old actress - who stars as Carla Barlow in the ITV soap - has reportedly begged bosses to provide her with more security after a…

Catherine Tyldesley is pregnant

25 Aug 2014

TV gossip

Catherine Tyldesley is pregnant and says it "feels 100 per cent right". The 'Coronation Street' star has revealed the happy news that she and her partner Tom Pitfield are expecting their first child together, and she is excited but calm about what…

Stuart Blackburn to bring back classic Coronation Street character

21 Aug 2014

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'Coronation Street' boss Stuart Blackburn is planning to bring back some of the soap's most popular characters. The ITV soap's executive producer has revealed Weatherfield will be rocked by a blast from the past when a classic character returns next…

Antony Cotton abused over Coronation Street character

21 Aug 2014

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Antony Cotton says he gets abuse from young gay men over his 'Coronation Street' character. The 39-year-old actor stars as Sean Tully in the ITV soap and he's revealed he often receives abuse from young men who don't like the way in which he portrays…

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Paul O'Grady's dog lands Coronation Street role

15 Aug 2014

TV gossip

Paul O'Grady's dog has landed a part in 'Coronation Street'. The 'For the Love of Dogs' presenter's pet pooch Krystal will be pacing around the cobbles on tonight's (15.08.14) episode of the ITV soap alongside soap veteran Ken Barlow (Bill Roache)…

Anne Kirkbride offered new £250k Coronation Street deal

14 Aug 2014

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Anne Kirkbride has been offered a new £250,000 deal to stay on 'Coronation Street'. The 60-year-old actress, who has portrayed Deirdre Barlow for 42 years, is expected to earn the huge sum after she was offered a new one-year contract three months…

Sean Ward and Oliver Farnworth join Coronation Street

14 Aug 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' is to welcome two brand new characters. Actors Sean Ward and Oliver Farnworth have been cast in the roles of Kylie Platt's ex-boyfriend Callum and Michael Rodwell's son Gavin respectively. Manchester native Sean - has already…

George Michael loves watching Coronation Street

12 Aug 2014

TV gossip

George Michael loves watching 'Coronation Street.' The 51-year-old singer admits he can't get enough of the ITV soap's omnibus on a Sunday and won't let his busy schedule force him to miss the weekly episode. When asked what his guilty pleasure…

Hayley Tamaddon splits from Marcus Brigstocke

11 Aug 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' star Hayley Tamaddon has split from her boyfriend, Marcus Brigstocke. The couple - who had an affair together in 2010 when they were both starring in musical 'Spamalot' - have gone their separate ways after a series of…

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Helen Flanagan has 'matured'

8 Aug 2014

TV gossip

Helen Flanagan thinks she's "matured." The former 'Coronation Street' actress - who had her home broken into my three masked men last year - believes she's grown up over the past 12 months and is keen to have less "drama" in her life from now on.

Coronation Street's Rob Donovan to kill again?

8 Aug 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street's Marc Baylis thinks his character Rob Donovan could kill again. The 37-year-old hunk believes his nasty alter-ego is capable of becoming a serial killer after he murdered barmaid Tina McIntyre (Michelle Keegan) in cold blood in…

Helen Flanagan to release underwear line

8 Aug 2014

TV gossip

Helen Flanagan wants to release an underwear line. The former 'Coronation Street' star is keen to create her own lingerie collection, but she doesn't want her name to be linked to the brand because she's worried people who don't like her won't want…

Sally Dynevor was an extra on The Village

7 Aug 2014

TV gossip

Sally Dynevor was an extra on 'The Village'. The 51-year-old actress - who has played Sally Webster in 'Coronation Street' for 18 years - unexpectedly landed the minor role in the BBC drama after she paid her daughter Phoebe a visit on set.

Coronation Street's Neil to stage rooftop protest

4 Aug 2014

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Coronation Street's Neil Beckett is set to stage a rooftop protest. The oil rig worker - who is portrayed by William Travis - climbs on top of the Rovers Return pub after suspecting he is going to lose his wife Andrea Beckett (Hayley Tamaddon) to…

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Terence Maynard: Coronation Street scarier than Tom Cruise

4 Aug 2014

TV gossip

Terence Maynard says joining 'Coronation Street' was scarier than filming alongside Tom Cruise. The actor plays Tony Stewart in the ITV soap and starred opposite the legendary actor in 2014 sci-fi movie 'Edge of Tomorrow', but he insists he was more…

Brooke Vincent just friends with Niall Horan

3 Aug 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' star Brooke Vincent claims she and Niall Horan are just friends. The 22-year-old actress - who has played Sophie Webster on the ITV soap since 2004 - has been linked to the One Direction hunk, who's admitted he has a crush on her…

Chris Gascoyne lands £150k panto role

31 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Chris Gascoyne has landed a six-figure deal to star in a Christmas pantomime. The 'Coronation Street' actor will earn £150,000 for six weeks of work, reportedly more than he earns in a year on the soap, when he stars in a production of 'Jack and the…

Catherine Tyldesley: Eva is more 'vulnerable'

30 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Coronation Street's Eva Price is showing her "vulnerable side". Catherine Tyldesley says it's "nice to see" a softer side to her soap alter-ego after finding love with Jason Grimshaw (Ryan Thomas) in recent months. Brassy Eva's latest love…

Corrie's Charles Lawson brands exit storyline 'stupid'

29 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Coronation Street star Charles Lawson thought the bank robbery storyline that resulted in his character ending up behind bars was "stupid". The 54-year-old star, who is set to return to ITV soap next week when he Chris Gascoyne's imprisoned alter-ego…