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Join us outside the Rovers Return as we cover spoilers and gossip coming up on Coronation Street, one of the nation’s longest running soap operas!

Coronation Street Spoilers: Sir Ian McKellen returning as Mel Hutchwright?


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.
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Coronation Street Spoilers: Antony Cotton on “dramatic” minibus crash scenes!

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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.

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Coronation Street spoilers: Live episode confirmed for 2015

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Speaking today at the Salford Media Festival, ITV’s Director of Television Peter Fincham will confirm Coronation Street is to broadcast a live episode in 2015 from its new production base in Trafford, Manchester.

The special episode will be filmed at Coronation Street’s new state-of-the-art production base on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal overlooking MediaCity in Salford, and will mark ITV’s 60 years on air.

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Coronation Street Spoilers: Jacqueline Leonard to play Owen’s ex & What consequences will the mini-bus crash bring?

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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.
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Coronation Street Spoilers: Callum Logan (Sean Ward) promoted to show regular – Storyline…

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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.
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Coronation Street: Marc Baylis says Rob’s exit was a “good challenge!”

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While most Coronation Street fans across the country are still trying to digest the fact that Tracy Barlow did the right thing for once in her vicious little life, Marc Baylis has spoken out about his “challenging” exit storyline.

Fans tuning in to the hit ITV soap last week would have seen Marc’s character Rob Donovan going on the run after his sister, Carla (Alison King) reported him for the murder of Tina McIntyre. His rapid exit on the day of their wedding left his fiancé Tracy (Kate Ford) devastated and very much jilted at the altar.
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Coronation Street: Jack P Shepherd signs generous new deal despite sick Twitter joke!

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Despite landing himself in serious hot water after making an inappropriate and rather sick joke after the kennel fire earlier this year, Coronation Street star Jack P Shepherd has got himself a rather lucrative new contract to stay in the soap for the next 12 months.

Shepherd, who is probably as well known for his personal life as he is for his Corrie character David Platt, has never been what you would describe as a fading wall flower, especially since he started using Twitter.
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Coronation Street Spoilers: Former Hollyoaks star James Redmond cast as whose new love interest?

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Former Hollyoaks star James Redmond looks like he is trying to challenge Nick Grimshaw’s record of soap bombing as he has just been cast in yet another soap, this time landing a guest role in Coronation Street. Read more & comment »

Coronation Street Spoilers: Keith Duffy to return as Ciaran McCarthy? That won’t help Steve’s depression!

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Poor Steve McDonald is having a really hard time of things in Coronation Street at the moment as he secretly battles severe depression. So now wouldn’t be the best time for his partner’s ex fiancé to come crashing back into the soap, would it? Read more & comment »

Coronation Street Spoilers: Kate Ford says Rob & Tracy would’ve lasted if he hadn’t killed Tina!

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With the whole country on tenterhooks waiting to see if Tracy Barlow and Rob Donovan will make it down the aisle next week in Coronation Street, Kate Ford has spoken about the sort of future the couple could have had together if things had been different. Read more & comment »

Coronation Street’s Kym Marsh reveals blunder whilst having Jack Ryder’s name tattooed on her!

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Coronation Street star Kym Marsh has revealed that a tattoo faux par left her red-faced in a Chinese restaurant once!

The actress, who has been married twice, had the name of her first husband, former EastEnders star Jack Ryder, tattooed in Chinese on her back after they were married, only to have a waiter point out that actually the word meant communist.
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Coronation Street Spoilers: Bosses promise “bonkers” wedding and reveal details of Sean Tully’s new romance!


There is nothing we like better than a good old soap wedding, especially if it promises to throw out all the stops, and every ounce of tradition with it.

Which is why we are particularly excited to see the upcoming nuptials between Beth Tinker (Lisa George) and Kirk Sutherland (Andrew Whyment) in Coronation Street, and according to the show’s executive producer, Stuart Blackburn, we will not be left disappointed.
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Coronation Street Spoilers: Helen Worth delighted with Sarah-Lou return!

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Following the news yesterday that Tina O’Brien is to return to Coronation Street to reprise her role of Sarah-Louise Platt, her on-screen mother, Helen Worth, has revealed her delight!

Fans of the hit ITV soap will know how Sarah-Lou left Weatherfield several years ago to start a new life with her daughter Bethany after accepting a job offer from her uncle in Milan.
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Coronation Street Spoilers: Roy Cropper’s bullying story will explode at Christmas

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We don’t know about you, but watching the current bullying storyline plaguing Roy Cropper in Coronation Street is breaking our hearts but it is only going to get worse!

Fans of the hit ITV soap will know how poor Roy (David Neilson) has fallen prey to some asbo-youths who have made it their mission in life to torment the widowed cafe owner.
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Coronation Street: Simon Gregson reveals Beverley Callard set him up with his wife!

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He may play one of the most unlucky in love Coronation Street characters of all time, but off-screen and Simon Gregson is happier than can be. All thanks to his on-screen mum!

Fans of the hit ITV soap will know how the super-funny actor, who has played Rovers landlord Steve McDonald ever since he was 15 years old, is currently embarking on one of his most serious storylines to date, as Steve secretly tackles depression.
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