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Michelle Connor and Liz McDonald to clash over Steve

27 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Michelle Connor and Liz McDonald will clash over Steve McDonald's care in 'Coronation Street'. The Rovers Return landlady, played by actress Kym Marsh, is set to row with barmaid Liz (Beverley Callard) over how best to treat Steve (Simon Gregson)…

Sacked Coronation Street actress Katie Redford abused by Twitter trolls

26 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Katie Redford is "distraught" after receiving abuse following the news she's been sacked by 'Coronation Street' for lying about her age. The 25-year-old actress was cast as Bethany Platt - the 14-year-old daughter of Sarah-Louise Platt (Tina O'Brien…

Catherine Tyldesley 'excited' about going into labour

26 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Catherine Tyldesley is "excited" about going into labour. The 'Coronation Street' actress is set to give birth to her and fiance Tom Pitfield's first child, a little boy, in six weeks time and admits that rather than dreading it, she's actually…

Beverley Callard helps plan Anne Kirkbride's funeral

25 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Beverley Callard is helping to plan Anne Kirkbride's funeral. The 57-year-old actress - who appears as Liz McDonald in 'Coronation Street' - will help Anne's grief-stricken husband, David Beckett, give the actress a send-off, after she died on Monday…

Barbara Knox receives driving ban

23 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Barbara Knox has been banned from driving for a year after pleading guilty to drink-driving. The 'Coronation Street' actress - who has played Rita Tanner on the soap since 1972 - was arrested in March last year and initially denied the charge, but…

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Ryan Thomas doing bar work to settle tax bill?

23 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Ryan Thomas is taking on bar work to help settle a tax bill. The 'Coronation Street' actor reportedly owes £40,000 to Inland Revenue and has resorted to making personal appearances at night clubs in a bid to raise the funds. Ryan, who plays…

Anne Kirkbride was planning Coronation Street comeback

23 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Anne Kirkbride was planning her 'Coronation Street' comeback just three days before she died. The late actress, who played Deirdre Barlow on the ITV soap for over 40 years, sadly passed away on Monday (19.01.15) after taking three months off work and…

Coronation Street stars honour 'extraordinary' Anne Kirkbride

21 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Helen Worth will miss being hugged by Anne Kirkbride. The actress, who plays Gail Platt in 'Coronation Street', has praised her late co-star, saying she was constantly professional but always had a hug for the other stars of the ITV soap, in which…

William Roache and Beverley Callard were at Anne Kirkbride's bedside

21 Jan 2015

TV gossip

William Roache and Beverley Callard were with Anne Kirkbride when she died. The 'Coronation Street' stars joined the actress' husband David Beckett at her hospital bedside to say a final goodbye before she passed away aged 60 on Monday…

William Roache: Anne Kirkbride was my soulmate

20 Jan 2015

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' star William Roache says he and the late Anne Kirkbride were "soulmates". The 82-year-old actor played Ken Barlow, the on-screen husband of Anne's character Deirdre Barlow, with the pair's lives being entwined on the Weatherfield…

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Anne Kirkbride refused chemotherapy?

20 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Anne Kirkbride reportedly refused chemotherapy. The 'Coronation Street' actress - who passed away last night (19.01.15) - is said to have refused the treatment after being diagnosed with breast cancer, causing the disease to spread to her…

Beverley Callard pays tribute to Anne Kirkbride

20 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Beverley Callard is among the 'Coronation Street' stars to pay tribute to their late co-star Anne Kirkbride. The 57-year-old actress, who plays Anne's character Deirdre Barlow's pal Liz McDonald in the ITV soap, has spoken of her love for her…

Liz Dawn 'shocked' by Anne Kirkbride's death

20 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Liz Dawn says the "heart" of 'Coronation Street' has been "ripped out" following the death of Anne Kirkbride. The former Corrie actress, who played Vera Duckworth on the ITV soap for 34 years, has spoken out following the news that Anne, 60 - who…

Julie Hesmondhalgh excited by Corrie mentions

19 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Julie Hesmondhalgh still gets excited when her former 'Coronation Street' character is mentioned on the show. The 44-year-old actress played transsexual Hayley Cropper on the series for 15 years before she left in 2014. Despite being gone for over…

Coronation Street bosses to recast role of Bethany Platt

19 Jan 2015

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' are to recast the role of Bethany Platt after deciding to axe actress Katie Redford from the role. Katie had been chosen to portray the returning character but following the revelation she is 25 and not 19 bosses have fired her…

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Cara Delevingne wants Coronation Street cameo

19 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Cara Delevingne wants a cameo role in 'Coronation Street'. The 22-year-old model - who is also trying to make a name for herself in the music industry - has confessed to being a huge fan of the soap and has reportedly asked her agent to set her up…

Anne Kirkbride 'to quit Coronation Street'

18 Jan 2015

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' actress Anne Kirkbride is set to quit the soap. The 60-year-old star, who's played Deirdre Barlow since 1972, was given a three-month break in September due to "personal issues", but has failed to return to the show and is said to…

Kym Marsh 'shocked' Coronation Street only up for one NTA

17 Jan 2015

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Kym Marsh is "shocked" 'Coronation Street' is only up for one National Television Award. The 38-year-old actress - who plays Michelle Connor on the soap - insists claims show bosses were "seething" at the snub are not accurate but she admitted she…

Katie McGlynn is scared of going on dates

16 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Katie McGlynn "can't be bothered with boys". The 'Coronation Street' actress claims she's nothing like her on-screen character Sinead Tinker, who's dating Chesney Brown (Sam Aston), as she likes to go out with her female friends and isn't interested…

Eva Price flees Weatherfield

16 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Coronation Street's Eva Price will flee Weatherfield after being branded a love cheat by her boyfriend. The Rovers Return barmaid, played by Catherine Tyldesley, is accused by her jealous lover Jason Grimshaw (Ryan Thomas) of having an affair with…

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Kym Marsh and Dan Hooper have a 'family unit'

15 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Kym Marsh's son is "really good mates" with her fiancé. The 'Coronation Street' actress admits her eldest child, son David Cunliffe, gets on so well with her husband-to-be Dan Hooper that they often go to the pub together without her. Quizzed on…

Corrie boss: No one is safe

14 Jan 2015

TV gossip

'Coronation Street' boss Stuart Blackburn insists "no one is safe" from the axe. The soap showrunner - who was dubbed the Grim Reaper for killing off a string of top names during his time at 'Emmerdale' - admits he considered ending the lives of a…

Helen Flanagan quit smoking

13 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Helen Flanagan quit smoking the day she found out she was pregnant. The former 'Coronation Street' actress has confessed to giving up the "disgusting" habit the moment she realised she was expecting her first child with boyfriend Scott…

Sinead Tinker fears crash will leave her paralysed

13 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Sinead Tinker could be left paralysed after a mini-bus crash in 'Coronation Street'. The Underworld employee - who is played by actress Katie McGlynn - is to be seriously injured after the vehicle transporting her and her factory colleagues is left…

Steve McDonald blames himself for crash

12 Jan 2015

TV gossip

Coronation Street's Steve McDonald will blame himself for a dramatic mini-bus crash after being diagnosed with depression. The taxi-driver, played by actor Simon Gregson, is in such a "dark place" that he will force himself to take responsibility for…