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!
Next week, Michael Le Vell returns to Coronation Street and his role as mechanic Kevin Webster, but of course, a lot’s changed while Kevin’s been away and as he’s going to find out within minutes of arriving back on the Street, his ex-wife Sally has a new man, Tim.
Michael has been telling ITV all about that drama, and about Kevin’s absence… Read more & comment »
There’s a double-bill of episodes on Monday 17 March, and in the first, an excited Maria tells Todd that she’s going to surprise Marcus, and after arranging to meet him at the showhouse, Maria tells Audrey she should come along too.
Scheming Todd immediately formulates a plan, and soon, he arrives at the showhouse and stuns Marcus by pretending to be his boyfriend. When the agent leaves them alone, they give in to their passion, however, Marcus is oblivious to the fact that Maria and Audrey are outside… Read more & comment »
Todd Grimshaw (Bruno Langley) set his sights on Marcus Dent (Charlie Condou) just days after arriving back on Coronation Street, and in an upcoming episode, it seems Todd’s scheming over Marcus is about to pay dividends…
The drama begins in the double-bill of episodes that air on Monday, 17 March, when Marcus’s girlfriend Maria Connor (Samia Ghadie) has arranged for him to go and view a house that the couple want to buy. Read more & comment »
Proof that moving house never goes smoothly, Coronation Street set producers are having to fix the cobbles on the new Media City UK set, as stars fear that they could cause some serious damage after repeatedly tripping on them!
Coronation Street made the mammoth upheaval from their old Granada Studio’s home to the new purpose built set in Salford Quays earlier this year, taking every fixture and fitting with them in the process.
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There’s another full week of drama coming up on Coronation Street which kicks off with a double-bill on Monday night, in the first of which we see that Carla Barlow (Alison King) confides in Michelle Connor (Kym Marsh) that she thinks she may be pregnant…
The drama begins when we see Carla going into the Rovers and – unusually for her, being a dedicated red wine drinker – she orders a pineapple juice. A surprised Michelle remarks on it, prompting Carla to confess that she suspects she’s pregnant. Read more & comment »
It’s been reported today that the filming schedule for ITV soap Coronation Street has been thrown into “chaos” after it was decided to yet again write actor Michael Le Vell’s character Kevin Webster out of the show, and after his co-star Jimmi Harkishin apparently didn’t turn up on set following a holiday…
More on that in a moment, but first, of the show’s bosses writing out Le Vell – he has only just returned to the soap after several months of suspension while awaiting the outcome of his trial over allegations of sexual offences, of which he was cleared – that apparently came after the troubled actor allegedly confessed to having used drugs. Read more & comment »
Despite her abundance of awards for her role, Natalie Gumede has revealed that she has no plans to return to Coronation Street!
Gumede backed out of the long-running ITV soap last year as her character, Kirsty Soames, was sent to prison for the domestic abuse she subjected her partner, Tyrone (Alan Halsall) to in one of the shows biggest storylines of the year.
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In the first of two episodes of Corrie that air on Friday, 14 March, Peter quizzes Carla about why she seems so distracted, but she covers and tells him she’s just upset over her stepdad’s death…
And while Tina later piles on the pressure for him to come clean about their affair to Carla, Michelle provides a sympathetic ear when Carla tells her that she’s never wanted to have kids of her own. Read more & comment »
On Wednesday 12 March on Corrie, when Peter sees Steph leaving for work, he heads straight round to Tina’s and the pair are soon in bed together…
Later, Tina tells Peter that as they love each other, maybe it’s time they told Carla about their affair, which doesn’t go down well with Peter, and he’s further angered when Tina admits that Steph knows about them. Read more & comment »
There’s a double bill of episodes of Corrie on Monday, 10 March, and in the first, Gary’s getting increasingly furious with Phelan, who’s taking great pleasure in goading him…
He even thanks Gary for beating him up, gloating as he points out that thanks to his temper, he – Phelan – is now making more money than he could’ve ever dreamed of. Read more & comment »
Coronation Street star Alison King has been talking to ITV about her character Carla Barlow’s forthcoming storylines, which includes Carla discovering that she’s pregnant…
But of course, what she doesn’t know is that her husband Peter (Chris Gascoyne) is having a steamy affair with Tina McInytre (Michelle Keegan), and Tina’s pressuring him to tell Carla the truth!
Here’s what Alison had to say… Read more & comment »
On-screen they are just about to move in together, but off screen and new Coronation Street star, Tisha Merry, has revealed that she is in “awe” of Michelle Keegan.
Merry bounded on to our Coronation Street screens last year as Steph Britton, a gal pal of Corrie regular Katy Armstrong (Georgia May Foot).
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When we rejoin the drama in Weatherfield on Friday 14 March it’s as Peter Barlow’s worried about Carla, who seems distracted and upset. However, she tells him that she’s just shocked by the death of her stepdad George.
Later, Tina piles on the pressure to try to get Peter to tell Carla about their affair, saying that if he really does love her, then there’s no reason why they can’t be together once he’s told his wife. Read more & comment »
In the episode of Coronation Street that airs on Monday 03rd March, Tina’s fed up with feeling like the other woman, especially when she hears Carla boasting about how great her night away with Peter was…
So, meaning to end the affair, Tina goes to see Peter at the flat having made sure Carla’s settled in the Rovers with Michelle and a couple of bottles of wine. However, her resolve weakens when he promises her that does respect her. Read more & comment »
Following complaints regarding a gay kiss that occurred in one of last week’s episodes, Ofcom have ruled that Coronation Street will not be investigated.
The kiss in question happened between Marcus Dent (Charlie Condou) and Todd Grimshaw (Bruno Langley) after they finally succumbed to the sexual chemistry which had been bubbling between them for weeks.
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