Coronation Street’s Anthony Cotton (Sean Tully) to take part in Mr & Mrs (Mr & Mr)
The popular quiz show, All Star Mr & Mrs, will return this autumn, featuring a wide selection of guests, including it’s first ever Mr & Mr as Coronation Street’s Anthony Cotton takes on the challenge with his boyfriend!
That’s not the only change to the shows formate either, as host Philip Schofield will be going solo this series as his TV ‘wife’, Fern Britton, has been axed from the show as co-host!
Cotton, who plays knicker sewing Sean Tully in the award-winning ITV soap, and his long term partner, Peter Eccleston, are amongst the first cel;ebrities to sign up for the show, in which the couple is quized on their other half to decide who know’s who better.
Other celebrites lined up for the series include a selection of past and present EastEnders actors including Patsy Palmer (Bianca Butcher), Jo Joyner (Tanya Jessop) and Martin Kemp (Steve Owen), as well as X Factor’s Stacey Solomon, McFly drummer, and current Strictly Come Dancing champion, Harry Judd, and I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here 2010 runner up and Happy Monday’s singer, Shaun Ryder.
In a recent interview Cotton spoke of gay marriage, saying: “My view is simple — equality is equality is equality.
“If the Church is to remain relevant, it has to move with the times.”
Schofield has revealed he is looking forward to hosting the show, which will return with a glitzy new set this autumn, alone, but insisted that there had been no fall out between him and Fern, saying:“It’s such a fun show to do.”
“She just doesn’t work for ITV these days.”
Watch a clip from Mr & Mrs below:
All Star Mr & Mrs was rested last year, but will return with a glitzy new set this autumn.