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As a mark of respect to the late Coronation Street actress, Anne Kirkbride, ITV have revealed that they will be broadcasting a repeat of her 2012 documentary, Deirdre and Me as a Tribute to her. Anne Kirkbride, who played matriarchal Deirdre Barlow for over 40 years, passed away suddenly after a brief illness on Monday evening.
Tonight sees the most anticipated award ceremony in the world of television as the stars of soaps, drama and entertainment alike gather to celebrate the last 12 months in the industry but there will be one person sadly missing! The entire nation was in a state of shock on Monday night when news broke that Coronation Street star, Anne Kirkbride, had sadly and unexpectedly passed away after a short illness.
RIP Anne Kirkbride – Why Coronation Street will never be the same following stars sudden death! Soaps
Following the tragic and shocking news this evening that Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride has sadly passed away, Unreality TV thought we would take a look back at some of the legendary actress’s Corrie highlights. As we reported earlier today, January 19th, Anne was confirmed as passing away peacefully by her husband, David Beckett after what was described as a short yet unexpected illness.
Tomorrow sees the All About Soap launch this year’s search to find the best soap moment from the last 12 months, and whilst the official nomination list has yet to be revealed, we can reveal some of the biggest contenders. The past 12 months have been epic in the land of the Great British Soaps, with no less than seven and a half murders (we still aren’t convinced that Mercedes McQueen in Hollyoaks is dead), ten weddings, three births and one train crash (off the top of our heads) to
National Television Awards 2015: Snubs for Peter Capaldi & Coronation Street in this years nominations! Entertainment
The shortlist for this year’s National Television Awards nominations has been revealed, and there are quite a few surprises. The most notable snub seems to be for Peter Capaldi, the new Doctor Who, who has not been given the nod in the Best Drama Performance category, despite the show being up for Best Drama, and despite the tradition of each Time Lord being up for the Best Performance gong.
We were all more than a little happy to see the hit ITV seasonal sitcom, Benidorm, return to our screens last night, so imagine our delight at finding out that we can expect a new character to join the cast as the series progresses! And who better to join the already super talented line up than a Coronation Street and Carry On veteran like Amanda Barrie?
Whilst most of us are up in arms whenever the football disrupts our soap viewing even for just one night, one person in the entertainment industry thinks they don’t deserve their regular time slots in the first place! Since the dawn of time soaps such as Emmerdale, EastEnders and Coronation Street have occupied what is commonly considered prime time slots for weekday viewing.
Christmas is a time for reflection and for being thankful for all the lovely things that have happened over the year and who delivers us such reliable and consistent joy than the world of the British soap opera. As we sit and wait for all of the mainstream soaps – Hollyoaks, EastEnders, Emmerdale & Coronation Street – to pull out all the stops to entertain us over this festive period, we thought we would share with you some of our favourite moments from this year so far.
Now that we’re into the New Year, the drama is hotting up on soaps EastEnders, Emmerdale and Coronation Street… And here on Unreality TV, these three soaps have a new home, so if you want to know what’s going on, including cast interviews, spoilers, clips and more, then click here to head over to the new home of soapy drama!
When Coronation Street star Kym Marsh – who plays the role of Michelle Connor – started dating fitness instructor Dan Hooper, it was amid some controversy as he had only just ended a long-term relationship with Hollyoaks actress, Stephanie Waring. What made the situation worse is that Waring and Marsh had been close friends, so news of the new relationship, which came only six weeks after he had split with Waring – who is the mother of his young daughter – caused a bit
When it was announced that Kylie Platt’s ex, Callum, was going to make an appearance in Coronation Street, we all knew to expect a real bad boy, but now Sean Ward, the actor brought in to play him, has revealed just how hard it is to live up to expectations!
Fans of Coronation Street will remember Sir Ian McKellan’s guest role like it was just yesterday, even though in fact it was nearly a decade ago, so we are well overdue for a return of the conman that was Mel Hutchwright, wouldn’t you agree? Sir Ian certainly would as one of his former co-stars has revealed that he has expressed a desire to return to the show.
As we have previously reported, Coronation Street is to embark on a big stunt in the New Year which will leave many of our show favourites in serious danger, and now one of them has spoken out about filming the dramatic storyline. The situation is set to unfold when local cab firm owner, Steve McDonald (Simon Gregson) crashes a minibus carrying factory boss Carla Connor (Alison King) and her Underworld staff as they go for a company outing.
Coronation Street Spoilers: Jacqueline Leonard to play Owen’s ex & What consequences will the mini-bus crash bring? Soaps
As we have previously reported, Owen Armstrong’s ex is set to pay Coronation Street a visit in an upcoming storyline, and now the show have announced that they have cast a former EastEnders actress in the role! Owen’s ex has been mentioned sparingly since he and his two daughters, Katy (Georgia May Foote) and Izzy (Cherylee Houston) moved to Weatherfield.
Originally Callum Logan was brought in to Coronation Street as part of the exit storyline for Kylie Platt while the actress who plays her, Paula Lane, takes maternity leave but it looks like he might be around for a little longer than was first intended. It would seem that Sean Ward, the actor brought in to play Kylie’s drug dealing baby daddy has made such an impression on fans and fellow cast that the powers that be have decided to make him a show regular.