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Will Michelle Keegan Be Going From The Cobbles Of 'Corrie' To Hollywood?

Michelle Keegan could be set to make the move to Hollywood after coming on to the radar of movie bosses in South Africa where she’s been filming new BBC Drama ‘Our Girl 2’. Keegan rose...

Les Dennis Announces Departure From 'Coronation Street' After Two Years

‘Coronation Street’ actor Les Dennis has announced that he’s quitting the long-running ITV soap, and promises that his character Michael Rodwell is being set up for a “very dramatic exit” later this year.The 62 year...

Coronation Street Stars Help Lay Creator Tony Warren To Rest

Stars of the beloved British soap opera gathered to remember the TV writer, real name Anthony MCVay Simpson, at the service at Manchester Cathedral. Warren, who passed away earlier this month...

Romantic Fan Proposes On Live Coronation Street

The man, named Adam, asked show bosses if he could chalk up the romantic message on a blackboard sitting on the bar of popular TV pub the Rovers Return during a scene -...

Sarah Harding Axed From 'Coronation Street' After Just 4 Episodes

Sarah Harding’s soap career would seem to have crashed and burned after barely having taken off, with the news that her ‘Coronation Street’ character Joni Preston is to be removed from the show after just...

Fire Crews Called To Tv Show Set After Explosion Reports

Teams of emergency workers raced to the set of popular British soap opera Coronation Street in Salford, England to deal with a massive "fireball" which had been reported by concerned locals. However,...

Girls Aloud's Sarah Harding To Join 'Coronation Street'

The worlds of pop music and soap operas collide with news that Sarah Harding, a former member of Girls Aloud, is to make some guest appearances in ‘Coronation Street’. The 33 year old singer will...

Actor Trevor Smith's Death Ruled A Suicide

The body of the former Coronation Street actor was found in a quarry in Derbyshire, England in January (15), a day after he was reported missing. During an inquest at Chesterfield Coroner's...

Coronation Street Filming Cancelled After Anne Kirkbride's Death

Filming on U.K. soap opera Coronation Street was cancelled on Tuesday (20Jan15) following the death of castmember Anne Kirkbride.The beloved actress, who portrayed Deirdre Barlow on the hit show for 44 years, passed away on...

British Actress Anne Kirkbride Dies At 60

Beloved Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride has died, aged 60.The actress passed away peacefully in a Manchester, England hospital on Monday (19Jan15), her husband David Beckett confirmed. Kirkbride was a Coronation Street veteran,...

Coronation Street Producers Drop Acting Newcomer After Age Discovery

Producers behind longrunning British soap opera Coronation Street have dropped an acting newcomer from the cast after discovering she lied about her age.Katie Redford was announced as a new addition to the series last week...

Campaigners Fighting To Save Coronation Street Set

Campaigners are fighting to save the former home of British soap opera Coronation Street from demolition.The set in Manchester, England, which features the fabled cobbled streets and Rovers Return Inn, was used from 1982 until...

Melanie Brown Joins British Soap Opera For Charity

Former Spice Girls star Melanie Brown has landed a cameo appearance in U.K. soap opera Coronation Street as part of a festive charity appeal.The singer will appear in a special episode of the show for...

Ed Sheeran Performs Gig On Soap Set

Singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran performed a special gig on the set of British soap opera Coronation Street this week (beg23Jun14).The A Team hitmaker headed to Manchester, England to take part in the special concert on Tuesday...

Georgia May Foote Collapses On Set

British actress Georgia May Foote was taken to hospital after collapsing on the set of hit soap opera Coronation Street on Friday (30May14).The 23 year old, who plays Katy Armstrong in the long-running show, fainted...

80-Year-old Corrie Actress Barbara Knox Arrested For Drink Driving

Barbera Knox rolled back the years and had somewhat of a Justin Bieber moment when she was arrested for drink driving on March 10, The BBC have reported. Knox, who plays the character of Rita...

Coronation Street's 'Rita' Gives Knutsford Police Easiest Arrest Of 2014

Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox, 80, has been arrested for suspected drink driving. The soap veteran - who plays Rita Tanner (previously Sullivan) - was allegedly arrested after driving herself to Cheshire's Knutsford Police Station...

Michael Le Vell Exits Soap To Deal With Personal Issues

British actor Michael Le Vell has walked away from his role in U.K. soap opera Coronation Street to deal with "personal issues" after he admitted taking cocaine.The star, who has played mechanic Kevin Webster in...

British Tv Star Sally Lindsay Weds

Former Coronation Street star Sally Lindsay has tied the knot with her longtime partner Steve White.The 40-year-old actress and her musician boyfriend will be ringing in the new year as a married couple after exchanging...

Cheryl Cole Joins Soap Opera For Charity

British singer Cheryl Cole has landed a cameo role in hit U.K. Tv drama Coronation Street to raise money for charity.The former Girls Aloud star will play herself as she searches for her long-lost friend,...

Shane Macgowan Set For Pre-christmas Coronation Street Cameo

The Pogues star Shane Macgowan is to make a cameo appearance in an upcoming episode of beloved British soap Coronation Street.The Fairytale of New York singer's longtime partner Victoria Clarke broke the news by posting...

Corrie Actor Michael Le Vell's Accuser Deemed "Inconsistent" In Statement

Michael Le Vell, the former Coronation Street actor who is being tried for 12 child sex offences, could have been handed a life-line as the court statement from one of the accusing girls was deemed...

Shamed British Soap Star Fired Over Rap Videos

Shamed British actor Chris Fountain has been fired from the cast of U.K. soap opera Coronation Street after he was unmasked as the faceless rapper behind a sick new video.The 25 year old rapped about...

Coronation Street Star Unmasked As Rape Rapper

British actor Chris Fountain has been suspended from longrunning U.K. soap Coronation Street after he was unveiled as a masked rapper who bragged about raping women.The 25 year old, who plays Tommy Duckworth on the...

Is The 'Marmite' Advert Really Offensive, Or Really Funny? [Video]

A television advert for Marmite, which uses a tongue-in-cheek approach to animal and child neglect, has prompted more than 250 complaints in less than 24 hours.The TV ad follows a team parodying animal of child...

Coronation Street Stars Stung By Channel 4’S ‘Dispatches’ Promoting Brands Illegally On Twitter

Despite legal threats from ITV, Channel 4 will go ahead and air its undercover sting that reportedly shows Coronation Street actresses promoting products on Twitter that, unbeknownst to the performers involved, were fakes set up...

Stars Lose Investments After Coronation Street Musical Flops

Paul O'grady, Kym Marsh and Julie Goodyear are among the British stars who have lost money following the collapse of a musical based on British soap opera Coronation Street.The stage show was titled Street of...

Did Thieves Know Helen Flanagan Was Alone By Using Twitter?

The former Coronation Street actress Helen Flanagan has been left "shaken but unharmed" after burglars broke into her house in Prestbury, Cheshire, locking herself and a friend in a row while they stole jewellery and...

Coronation Street Star Andrew Lancel Cleared Off Indecent Assault (In Just 29 Minutes)

Coronation Street actor Andrew Lancel - real name Andrew Watkinson - has been cleared of four counts of indecently assaulting a 15-year-old boy in the 1990s. The actor, 42, from Liverpool had been on trial...

Coronation Street's Michael Le Vell Pleads Not Guilty To Child Sex Abuse Claims

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell was in court today facing 19 charges of sexual offences against a child, with the actor pleading not guilty to all charges brought against him. The actor, real name...

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