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Anne Kirkbride offered new £250k Coronation Street deal

14 Aug 2014

TV gossip

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…

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.

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Coronation Street's Rob Donovan to kill again?

8 Aug 2014

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'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

TV gossip

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…

Terence Maynard: Coronation Street scarier than Tom Cruise

4 Aug 2014

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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…

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Brooke Vincent just friends with Niall Horan

3 Aug 2014

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'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

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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…

Catherine Tyldesley caught parking in disabled bay

28 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Catherine Tyldesley has been caught parking in the disabled parking bay whilst at work on 'Coronation Street'. Actor Jack P. Shepherd - who plays David Platt in the ITV soap - caused a stir for his female co-star by posting a controversial photo of…

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Brooke Vincent lands new Coronation Street contract

25 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Brooke Vincent has landed a new Coronation Street contract. The 22-year-old actress has signed on to stay with the ITV soap for another year as show bosses are keen to play out the lesbian fling between her character, Sophie Webster, and her love…

Jack P. Shepherd takes on-screen son under his wing

24 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Jack P. Shepherd's on-screen son is to attend his drama school. The 'Coronation Street' actor - who plays David Platt on the ITV soap - has taken Harry McDermott, his son Max in the show, under his wing and the youngster will begin taking classes at…

Michelle Keegan plans 'Tina shrine' in new home

15 Jul 2014

TV gossip

Michelle Keegan will have a "Tina shrine" in her new home. The 'Coronation Street' beauty - whose character Tina McIntyre was killed off in May - has revealed plans to dedicate an area of her new home in Essex, which she will share with fiancé Mark…

Jennie McAlpine: Corrie hasn't prepared me for baby

14 Jul 2014

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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…

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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…

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…