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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…

Michael Le Vell wants to get back to work

27 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Michael Le Vell can't wait to get back to work on 'Coronation Street'. The troubled soap star, who took a break from the show in March after admitting to using cocaine as he awaited trial for child abuse allegations, has revealed he will reprise his…

Kym Marsh: Men are frightened of me

26 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Kym Marsh thinks men are "frightened" of her. The 'Coronation Street' star, who was previously married to 'EastEnders' actors Jack Ryder and Jamie Lomas and is currently dating personal trainer-and-actor Dan Hooper, admits men rarely try to hit on…

Cilla Battersby-Brown returning to Corrie

26 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Cilla Battersby-Brown is to return to 'Coronation Street'. Wendi Peters is set to reprise her role as the loudmouth mother of Fiz Stape and Chesney Brown for a short stint, it has been announced. Cilla will return to Weatherfield after a…

Coronation Street icon Jean Alexander rushed to hospital

26 Jun 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' legend Jean Alexander was rushed to hospital following a health scare. The 88-year-old actress, who played Weatherfield cleaner Hilda Ogden for 23 years, has since been allowed to leave, but is understood to still be receiving…

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Kym Marsh won't rule out another marriage

24 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Kym Marsh wouldn't "rule out" another marriage. The 'Coronation Street' actress admits she would wed a third time, despite her previous marriages to 'EastEnders' actors Jack Ryder and Jamie Lomas not working out. She said: "I absolutely haven't…

Michelle Keegan for Corrie cameo

23 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Michelle Keegan is to make one last appearance in 'Coronation Street' tonight (23.06.14). While the 27-year-old beauty's soap alter-ego Tina McIntyre was killed off last month, the beloved character will feature in a brand new scene that was filmed…

Brooke Vincent: Men think I'm a lesbian

23 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Brooke Vincent finds it hard to meet men because they think she's a lesbian in real life. The 'Coronation Street' beauty, who plays lesbian Sophie Webster, admits she doesn't get much attention from the opposite sex following her split from…

Ryan Thomas doesn't want any more kids

23 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Ryan Thomas doesn't want any more children. The 'Coronation Street' star - who has daughter Scarlett, five, with former co-star Tina O'Brien - admits becoming a dad at a young age was tough and he isn't sure he could have another child to look…

Brooke Vincent fancies Danny Dyer

20 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Brooke Vincent has a crush on Danny Dyer. The 'Coronation Street' beauty - who plays Sophie Webster - has admitted to fancying the 36-year-old actor, who stars on rival soap 'EastEnders'. Quizzed about her TV crush, she said: "Danny Dyer. That's…

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Justin Moorhouse joins Corrie as rival pub owner

20 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Justin Moorhouse will play a rival pub landlord in 'Coronation Street'. The comedian-and-actor has been cast as Dean Upton, the owner of the Flying Horse pub, for a short stint to air in August. Dean will take on fellow pub landlord Steve McDonald…

Corrie's Rob and Peter come to blows

19 Jun 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street's' Rob Donovan and Peter Barlow are set for a big showdown at Tina McIntyre's funeral next week. The soap villains will come to blows on Monday (23.06.14) when a drunken Peter - played by Chris Gascoyne - turns up to Tina's wake…

Ryan Thomas: I still care about Tina O'Brien

19 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Ryan Thomas has a great relationship with ex-girlfriend Tina O'Brien. The 'Coronation Street' hunk has a five-year-old daughter, Scarlett, with his former co-star and while they've long split up, the pair - who are both in new relationships - have a…

Maria Connor set for new Corrie romance

19 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Maria Connor will get a new love interest on 'Coronation Street'. The hairdresser, played by Samia Ghadie, is set to fall for mechanic Luke Britton (Dean Fagan) in the upcoming weeks and could find happiness after a series of disastrous relationships…

Corrie's Faye to fall pregnant

19 Jun 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street's Faye Windass is to fall pregnant. The Weatherfield schoolgirl - who turned 12 on the show in March - will become the youngest parent in the soap's history in a shock new storyline. While soap bosses know the plot will be…

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Ryan Thomas: Leaving Corrie would be 'risky'

18 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Ryan Thomas says it'd be "risky" to leave 'Coronation Street'. The 30-year-old star has played hunky mechanic Jason Grimshaw for 14 years on the ITV soap and admits the job security makes him reluctant to leave as he is able to comfortably provide…

Coronation Street's Gary Windass to have affair with newcomer

16 Jun 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street's Gary Windass is to have an affair with newcomer Alya Nazir. The builder - played by Mikey North - is set to cheat on his girlfriend Izzy Armstrong (Cherylee Houston) after he finds himself in bed with the beautiful receptionist…

Marc Baylis confirms Coronation Street exit

16 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Marc Baylis has confirmed he's leaving 'Coronation Street'. The actor, who plays Tina McIntyre's killer Rob Donovan in the ITV soap, is hoping to keep fans in the dark until the last minute about why Rob and his brother-in-law Peter Barlow (Chris…

Amy Kelly signs new Corrie contract

16 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Coronation Street's Amy Kelly has been handed a new one-year contract. The 18-year-old actress - who plays homeless teen Maddie Heath in the ITV soap - has impressed soap bosses so much in her lesbian storyline with Sophie Webster (Brooke Vincent…

Ray Quinn wants Corrie role

12 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Ray Quinn is desperate for a role in 'Coronation Street'. The 'Dancing on Ice' winner is friends with Hayley Tamaddon, who plays Andrea Beckett on the ITV soap, and he used to help her run through scripts when they were on the 'Dancing on Ice' tour…

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Liz Dawn takes one day at a time

12 Jun 2014

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' Liz Dawn is taking life one day at a time after being fitted with a pacemaker. The 74-year-old actress - who played Vera Duckworth for 34 years on the soap until 2008 - was diagnosed with emphysema in 2004 and had the device…

Michelle Keegan's Corrie dressing room is 'tidier' after her exit

10 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Catherine Tyldesley's 'Coronation Street' dressing room is "tidier" following Michelle Keegan's departure. The 30-year-old actress - who plays Eva Price in the ITV soap - misses her former co-star, but admits she is happy she no longer has to share a…

Marc Baylis glad Coronation Street murder suspense is over

9 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Marc Baylis is relieved Rob Donovan has been outed as Tina McIntrye's killer. The 'Coronation Street' actor has spent months keeping quiet about the ITV soap's biggest storyline of 2014, so couldn't wait for his dramatic scenes to finally air last…

Antony Cotton renews Coronation Street contract

9 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Antony Cotton's 'Coronation Street' contract has been renewed. The fan favourite actor, who plays loveable Sean Tully, has confirmed he will be staying on the soap for another year after inking a new deal with the ITV soap's bosses. He posted on…

Brooke Vincent involved in birthday bust-up

7 Jun 2014

TV gossip

Brooke Vincent was involved in a bust-up in Manchester on Thursday night (05.06.14). The 'Coronation Street' star, known for playing Sophie Webster, became infuriated with a man after he begun chanting the soap's theme tune at her as she was leaving…