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Coronation Street bosses pay tribute to Anne Kirkbride

12 Mar 2015

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' bosses will pay tribute to the late Anne Kirkbride by keeping her name plate on her dressing room door. The actress - who passed away from breast cancer, aged 60, in January - will be immortalised in the ITV studios, despite the…

Michelle Keegan wants to work with Mark Wright

12 Mar 2015

TV gossip

Michelle Keegan wants her and Mark Wright to be like Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes. The former 'Coronation Street' actress insists she and her fiance have no plans to work together but would never rule it out. She said: "I want to be Ruth and…

Lucy Fallon: I cleaned toilets before Coronation Street

10 Mar 2015

TV gossip

Lucy Fallon cleaned toilets for a living before landing her role in 'Coronation Street'. The 19-year-old actress was offered the role of teenage tearaway Bethany Platt on the ITV soap earlier this month and she's confessed she was thrilled to land…

Kym Marsh's terror flight

10 Mar 2015

TV gossip

Kym Marsh and her three-year-old daughter endured a "terrifying near-death" flight last week. The 'Coronation Street' actress feared she was going to die during a "horrific" plane journey with her parents and daughter Polly from the Isle of Man when…

Simon Gregson unveils updated Coronation Street set at Madame Tussauds

9 Mar 2015

TV gossip

Simon Gregson has unveiled the updated 'Coronation Street' set at Madame Tussauds in Blackpool. The 40-year-old actor, who plays pub landlord Steve McDonald in the ITV soap, was on hand to celebrate the new additions to the Rover Returns set…

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Ian Puleston-Davies to star in Beowulf

9 Mar 2015

TV gossip

Ian Puleston-Davies has joined the cast of 'Beowulf'. The 56-year-old actor - who has just left his role as Owen Armstrong on 'Coronation Street' - is set to swap the cobbles for a major part in the ITV drama. A friend told The Sun newspaper's…

Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright to wed in Suffolk in May

8 Mar 2015

TV gossip

Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright will wed in Suffolk in May. The former 'Coronation Street' star and her 'Take Me Out - The Gossip' presenter beau are set to get hitched in a Tudor mansion in the county in south east England, despite neither of them…

Georgia May Foote is dating Brad Howard

5 Mar 2015

TV gossip

Georgia May Foote is reportedly dating a male model. The 'Coronation Street' actress is said to have grown close to Brad Howard - who previously dated Georgia's former co-star Michelle Keegan - following her split from her fiancé John Sage last…

Michelle Keegan thanks Coronation Street

5 Mar 2015

TV gossip

Michelle Keegan has thanked 'Coronation Street' for making her a better actress. The brunette beauty departed her six-year role as Tina McIntyre in a dramatic storyline last year, which saw her character murdered by Rob Donovan (Marc Baylis) and has…

Kym Marsh's son's 'terrifying' ordeal

3 Mar 2015

TV gossip

Kym Marsh nearly lost her teenage son in a "terrifying" incident last year. The 'Coronation Street' star looked on helplessly as her son David, now 19, was struggling to breathe with chest pains. She said: "I thought he was going to die, it was…

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Sally Wainwright: Coronation Street has too many episodes

26 Feb 2015

TV gossip

Sally Wainwright thinks 'Coronation Street' has too many episodes. The 'Happy Valley' writer believes the long-running ITV soap is at risk of "ravaging" some of its longest-standing characters such as Ken Barlow (William Roache) and Roy Cropper…

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini loves Coronation Street

26 Feb 2015

TV gossip

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is a "massive" 'Coronation Street' fan. Actor Colson Smith, who plays the character Craig Tinker in the ITV soap, revealed the 31-year-old 'X Factor' judge visited the set of her favourite show in 2013, but the young star was…

Mark Moraghan joins Coronation Street as Eileen's man

25 Feb 2015

TV gossip

Mark Moraghan has joined the cast of 'Coronation Street' as a love interest for Eileen Grimshaw. The former 'Brookside' star will play new character Aidan who meets unlucky-in-love Eileen (Sue Cleaver) when she decides to try internet dating to aid…

Tony Blackburn wants to make Coronation Street cameo

25 Feb 2015

TV gossip

Tony Blackburn was rejected for a cameo in 'Coronation Street'. The former BBC Radio 1 DJ has revealed he is the ITV soap's "biggest fan" but admits his attempts to appear on the famous cobbled street and stop off for a pint at the Rovers Return pub…

Kate Ford 'confident' stripping off on Corrie

24 Feb 2015

TV gossip

Kate Ford feels "confident" stripping off in 'Coronation Street'. The 37-year-old actress - whose character Tracy Barlow was seen seducing Tony Stewart, played by Terence Maynard, in a skimpy underwear set and suspenders on last night's episode of…

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Melanie Hill to join Coronation Street

23 Feb 2015

TV gossip

Melanie Hill is to join the cast of 'Coronation Street'. The 53-year-old actress is set to star in the ITV soap as Cathy Matthews, a woman who befriends Roy Cropper, and has admitted it is "a dream come true". She said: "I'm chuffed to bits to be…

Kym Marsh will 'never' scatter son's ashes

20 Feb 2015

TV gossip

Kym Marsh will "never" scatter her son's ashes. The 'Coronation Street' actress and ex-husband Jamie Lomas were left devastated when their premature baby Archie died shortly after he was born six years ago and the 38-year-old beauty will always keep…

Kym Marsh's acting hopes

19 Feb 2015

TV gossip

Kym Marsh wants to "play other parts". The 38-year-old actress has played 'Coronation Street's Michelle Connor for nine years and though she feels very "fortunate" to enjoy her job so much, she admits it is too "intense" for her to be able to try…

Anne Kirkbride's family advising 'Coronation Street' writers

18 Feb 2015

TV gossip

Anne Kirkbride's family are advising 'Coronation Street' producers on how to write her character out of the soap. The actress sadly passed away aged 60 in January after losing her battle with cancer and it's now been revealed her family members are…

Michelle Keegan having Dubai hen party

13 Feb 2015

TV gossip

Michelle Keegan is throwing her hen party in Dubai. The former 'Coronation Street' star is set to tie the knot with fiance Mark Wright, 28, later this year and it's been reported Michelle will return to the city where he proposed to party as an…

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Michelle Keegan lands first film role

12 Feb 2015

TV gossip

Michelle Keegan has landed her first movie role. The 27-year-old star has revealed she's "so excited" to be in talks to star in a feature film following her departure from the ITV soap 'Coronation Street' last year. She told The Sun newspaper: "I…

Georgia May Foote excited for life after Coronation Street

11 Feb 2015

TV gossip

Georgia May Foote is "excited" about taking on new parts once she leaves 'Coronation Street'. The 24-year-old actress recently announced she is quitting her role as Katy Armstrong after four-and-a-half years on the soap and although she is "sad" to…

Michael Le Vell 'overjoyed' with new storyline

11 Feb 2015

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' actor Michael Le Vell is "overjoyed" his character is getting a new love interest. The 50-year-old actor, who plays car mechanic Kevin Webster on the ITV soap, was cleared of sex abuse charges last year and is said to be thrilled…

Mikey North engaged to Rachael Isherwood

10 Feb 2015

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' star Mikey North has got engaged. The 28-year-old actor - who plays Gary Windass on the ITV soap - took his girlfriend of two years, Rachael Isherwood, by surprise when he proposed as the couple celebrated the blonde beauty's…

Sally Ann Matthews ready for Coronation Street return

10 Feb 2015

TV gossip

Sally Ann Matthews is confident about her return to 'Coronation Street' after overcoming bulimia. The 44-year-old actress - who originally appeared on the ITV soap as Rita Fairclough's feisty foster daughter Jenny Bradley 22 years ago - endured an…