Michelle Keegan scared for live

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 2 September 2010
Michelle Keegan

Michelle Keegan

Michelle Keegan is worried she will be too nervous to appear in 'Coronation Street's planned live episode, to celebrate the show's 50th anniversary, in December

Michelle Keegan is worried she will be too nervous to appear in 'Coronation Street's live episode.

The sexy actress fears she will ruin the special episode - which is being organised in celebration of the show's 50th anniversary this December - by doing something rash and panicking in front of the cameras. Michelle told the Daily Star newspaper: "There's a real buzz on set about it and there have been loads of meetings about what will happen and the storylines. I think everyone feels lucky to be a part of it. But I would panic. I'd probably wave at the camera and say hi to my mum.

"I'd shy away from being a part of a live episode. I'd run to the toilets because I would be so nervous. Trying to remember your lines and say them live would be a nightmare, but obviously, if I had to do it I would."

The episode is set to feature high drama as it will reportedly focus on the aftermath of a tram crash which will wreak havoc on the Street and see a number of characters exit the show.

Speaking of the live show, a spokesperson for the soap said: "Everyone is very excited, if a little nervous, about the prospect of a live episode but we felt it was fitting to do one to celebrate the prestigious anniversary."

'Coronation Street' has previously broadcast an hour-long live show to celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2000. The episode also featured a special appearance by the Prince of Wales in a pre-recorded segment.

In February of this year, BBC soap 'EastEnders' marked its 25th anniversary with a live broadcast.

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