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Chris Gascoyne returning to Corrie for Deirdre's funeral

24 Apr 2015

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Chris Gascoyne is returning to 'Coronation Street' as Peter Barlow for the funeral of his stepmother Deirdre Barlow. Following actress Anne Kirkbride's death from breast cancer in January bosses are to honour her 42 years playing Deirdre by giving…

Alan Halsall still 'challenged' by Corrie

24 Apr 2015

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Alan Halsall can't imagine leaving 'Coronation Street'. The 32-year-old actor joined the soap as Tyrone Dobbs 17 years ago and still finds the show a "challenge" with every new storyline. Asked if he can see himself not being in 'Corrie', he said…

Ryan Thomas gives up partying for poetry

23 Apr 2015

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'Coronation Street' star Ryan Thomas has traded partying for a "spiritual" lifestyle. The 30-year-old actor - who plays Weatherfield builder Jason Grimshaw - has decided to ditch the late nights to find his "spiritual side" after starting to have…

Alan Halsall was told by psychic he'll have twins one day

21 Apr 2015

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'Coronation Street' star Alan Halsall and his wife Lucy-Jo Hudson have been told by a psychic they'll have twins one day. The 32-year-old actor - who's starred as Tyrone Dobbs on the ITV soap opera since 1998 - already has a 19-month-old daughter…

Oliver Farnworth gets 'embarrasse'd about being labelled a hunk

16 Apr 2015

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'Coronation Street' actor Oliver Farnworth is "embarrassed" about being labelled a hunk. The 32-year-old actor, who plays Andy Carver in the ITV soap, has confessed that while he's "flattered" about being referred to as eye-candy, he's not entirely…

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Anne Kirkbride to be honoured with funeral for Coronation Street character

16 Apr 2015

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Anne Kirkbride is to be honoured with a funeral for her 'Coronation Street' character Deirdre Barlow. The beloved actress passed away earlier this year after losing her battle with cancer and it's now been revealed 'Corrie' will pay tribute to her by…

Sean Ward: End is in sight for Corrie's Callum

13 Apr 2015

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Sean Ward says the "end is in sight" for his 'Coronation Street' character Callum Logan. The 26-year-old actor admits the bad boy has a natural "lifespan" like all good soap villains but even if his time in Weatherfield is coming to an end his story…

Kym Marsh considering Botox

13 Apr 2015

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Kym Marsh is "thinking about" having Botox ahead of her wedding to Dan Hooper next year. The 'Coronation Street' star is making enquiries into getting the wrinkle-smoothing injections before she gets married, but she and her 32-year-old fiancé - who…

Shayne Ward to play Sarah Harding's love interest on Coronation Street?

2 Apr 2015

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Shayne Ward wants to play Sarah Harding's bad boy lover on 'Coronation Street'. The 30-year-old star - who rose to fame after winning the second series of 'The X Factor' - has confessed he would love to play the former Girls Aloud singer's love…

Sarah Harding cast in Coronation Street

1 Apr 2015

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Sarah Harding has been cast in 'Coronation Street'. The former Girls Aloud singer is set to make a guest appearance in the ITV soap in four episodes, which will be aired in the summer months. She said: "I am extremely excited to be joining…

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Helen Flanagan asked clairvoyant to predict the sex of her baby

30 Mar 2015

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Helen Flanagan asked a clairvoyant to predict the sex of her baby. The 24-year-old actress, who starred as Rosie Webster in the ITV soap opera 'Coronation Street', is preparing to give birth to her first baby with footballer Scott Sinclair in June…

Tina O'Brien considering marriage

28 Mar 2015

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Tina O'Brien is considering getting married. The 'Coronation Street' actress revealed she has spoken to her boyfriend Adam Crofts about tying the knot, and says they "definitely" want to do it "one day", having already had a son, Beau…

Samia Ghadie announces she's pregnant

27 Mar 2015

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Samia Ghadie is expecting a baby with her boyfriend Sylvain Longchambon. The 32-year-old 'Coronation Street' actress, who plays Maria Connor in the ITV soap opera, announced on Twitter that she and her boyfriend - who she met on 'Dancing on Ice' in…

Lucy Fallon celebrated Coronation Street debut with curry

26 Mar 2015

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Lucy Fallon celebrated starring in her first episode of 'Coronation Street' with a curry. The 19-year-old actress - who plays Bethany Platt on the ITV soap - has revealed her mother threw a family party and cooked up a feast as they watched her make…

Carla Connor to have romance with Nick Tilsley

25 Mar 2015

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Carla Connor is to begin a romance with Nick Tilsley when she returns to 'Coronation Street'. The Underworld boss, played by actress Alison King, has been away in Los Angeles coming to terms with the fact that her brother Rob Donovan murdered her…

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Tina O'Brien: Ryan Thomas was happy about my Coronation Street return

24 Mar 2015

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Tina O'Brien admits her ex-boyfriend Ryan Thomas was "pleased" she decided to return to 'Coronation Street'. The 31-year-old actress, who plays Sarah-Louise Platt, has revealed Ryan - with whom she has six-year-old daughter Scarlett - was more than…

Michelle Keegan: Coronation Street was my 'safety blanket'

23 Mar 2015

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Michelle Keegan says 'Coronation Street' was her "safety blanket". The brunette beauty has admitted she was "shocked" when she was told she could never make a return to the soap after her character Tina McIntyre was killed off in a dramatic storyline…

Anne Kirkbride memorial service announced

21 Mar 2015

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A public memorial service for Anne Kirkbride will take place on May 30. 'Coronation Street' cast and crew members are expected to join the late actress' family and friends, as well as members of the public, for a "celebration" of Anne's life at…

Ryan Thomas hires life coach

20 Mar 2015

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Ryan Thomas has hired a 'Big Brother' loser as a life coach. The 'Coronation Street' actor has recruited Stuart Pilkington - who featured on the reality show in 2008 - to teach him yoga and become more spiritual in the hope of turning his life…

Sally Lindsay wants to return to Coronation Street

20 Mar 2015

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Sally Lindsay wants to return to 'Coronation Street' when she is 60. The 41-year-old actress played Rovers Return barmaid Shelley Unwin from 2001 to 2006 and dreams of returning to Weatherfield for the final years of her career. She said: "It's…

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Georgia May Foote will strip for right role

19 Mar 2015

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Georgia May Foote says she's ready to strip on screen now she's left 'Coronation Street'. The 24-year-old actress' final scenes as young single mother Katy Armstrong on the soap will be shown this week and after five years in Weatherfield Georgia…

Catherine Tyldesley has given birth to baby boy

18 Mar 2015

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Catherine Tyldesley has given birth to her first child. The 'Coronation Street' actress has welcomed her and her fiance Tom Pitfield's little boy into the world and they've also announced that they've decided to name him Alfie. She wrote on…

Jimi Mistry to leave Coronation Street

18 Mar 2015

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Jimi Mistry is to leave 'Coronation Street'. The actor will exit the soap later this year after his character, gym owner Kal Nazir, is embroiled in a dramatic storyline with a "fantastic" twist. Speaking about his departure, Jimi said: "When I was…

Rovers Return for Sarah-Louise Platt in Coronation Street

17 Mar 2015

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Sarah-Louise Platt is coming back to 'Coronation Street' as a barmaid in the Rovers Return. Tina O'Brien is returning as the character after seven years away from Weatherfield and Sarah will be put behind the bar of the famous pub later this…

Kym Marsh is a cage-fighting fan

17 Mar 2015

TV gossip

Kym Marsh is a fan of cage-fighting. The 'Coronation Street' star attended the match alongside her fiancé Dan Hooper and her eldest children, Emilie, 17 and David, 19, and despite enjoying her day, the 38-year-old actress - who plays Michelle Connor…