The 32-year-old actress said she hoped to stay in Weatherfield for a long while yet. With the actress insisting that she'd like to be in the soap for "as long as they want me", fans will undoubtedly be eager to be assured that she's to be spared in any planned 'cull' by the incoming boss.
He hasn't got over Deirdre yet, Nessa has come along and is naturally very forceful, it wasn't that Ken was looking for a relationship, but Nessa's the one thats got the eyes for him and she went for Ken, he was almost overwhelmed by it. Initially it wasn't anything more than that, she was a comfort, a shoulder to cry on and he enjoyed her company.
A love triangle is developing on the show, and while Audrey is currently wrestling with secret feelings for Ken, she's kicking herself for letting Nessa get in there first. There'll definitely be problems." He went on to say: "He's known Audrey for 30 years, she's been married to other people but they've always had a very nice respect for each other.
Coronation Street's Tina O'Brien has opened up about her new boss Kate Oates, saying that it's natural to be nervous when someone different takes over the show. "I replied: 'Thanks...I think'. But to be honest, if I worried about things like that, I would never leave my bed."
John Whiston, ITV's drama director, admitted the terror facing the long-running ITV show when he revealed that every single story planned for the show, A and B and C stories, is on a post-it note placed carefully on a wall. 'Someone asked me what the biggest risk is to Corrie and it is a sharp gust of wind coming into those rooms.
Deirdre Barlow officially left Coronation Street this week when the news emerged the character had died away from Weatherfield following the death in January of actor Anne Kirkbride . Now Deirdre has been immortalised in tattoo form on the leg of Corrie fan Martyn Hett, who has been inked with a picture of the character. Hett explained that has wanted a tattoo of the character for a long time but decided to "get a move on" with it as a tribute to Kirkbride following her death.
Coronation Street topped the soap ratings for the third consecutive evening on Friday (November 27), overnight figures show. EastEnders rose to 5.69m (28.5%) at 8pm on BBC One as Ronnie discovered that Vincent is on a mission to bring down the Mitchells . BBC Three's repeat added 216k (1.1%) at 10pm. Hollyoaks continued with 757k (4.2%) at 6.30pm on Channel 4 as Simone's pregnancy was revealed (+1: 27k / 0.1%), while E4's first look followed with 515k (2.7%) at 7pm (+1: 95k / 0.5%).
MOVIE legends Liam Neeson and Pierce Brosnan have starred in a new Christmas movie written by Omagh's very own Maire Campbell. The movie was premiered at the start of the month in front of an audience of 2,400 in the SSE Arena in Belfast and is currently on general release. "The brief was to create a story that the entire family would be able to watch together and bring the real meaning of Christmas back," explained Maire.
A year ago, he got sent down for Tina McIntyre's murder, but now Rob Donovan is back! December's episodes of Coronation Street will see Rob begin to manipulate both Tracy Barlow and Johnny Connor from the confines of his cell when he asks them to visit him in prison. But what is the huge Connor family secret that Rob thinks he can use to his advantage? And will Rob also end up destroying Tracy relationship with Robert?
In the spotlight will be returnee Rob Donovan, who will manipulate both Tracy and Carla from the confines of his prison cell. As the festivities get underway and the wine flows it's Anna and Kevin who find themselves under the mistletoe. And finally, Aidan takes a shine to Eva at the Underworld Christmas party, Caz turns up to surprise Kate on Christmas Day and could Mary be left lonely as the prospect of Brendan playing happy families with his wife becomes very real.
Following the tragic death of her mum, Deirdre, this year, Tracy Barlow has done her best to turn over a new leaf. Now, things seem to be on the up with an engagement to Nick Tilsley and her new family - uncle Johnny and cousins Aidan and Kate - around her for the festive season. The storyline will reach a climax over the festive season.
Coronation Street star Simon Gregson is among the winners of this year's TV Times Awards. The 41-year-old actor, whose character Steve has battled depression in the ITV soap this year, was thrilled to be named TV Times' Favourite Soap Star in the magazine's annual roll of honour. "I love playing Steve and it's always nice to know that the viewers enjoy watching him and have taken the time to vote for me," he tells us. "It's been a difficult year for Steve and what he has gone through does seem to have resonated with many people.