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Coronation Street Spoilers: Anne Kirkbride to take 3 month break from playing Deirdre Barlow!

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Coronation Street veteran, Anne Kirkbride, is to take a three month sabbatical from the show, so the Daily Star reports today.

The publication claims that the actress, who has played show favourite Deirdre Barlow in the hit ITV soap since 1972, making her the fourth longest serving cast member, is taking the time off imminently to deal with what they describe as ‘personal affairs.’
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Nominations list! Hollyoaks beating Eastenders, Corrie! Inside Soap Awards

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Hollyoaks could finally be about to get the recognition it deserves, as it’s been revealed that the Channel 4 soap opera has received more nominations in this year’s Inside Soap Awards than any of it’s rivals.

The gritty show walked away with quite the haul at the British Soap Awards earlier this year and their success there has led to Hollyoaks receiving 15 nominations in the new competition, ahead of all its rivals.

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Coronation Street spoilers: Claire King pulls Nick Tilsley & Michael Le Vell’s good news

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Michael Le Vell has reportedly been offered a brand new 12 month contract and will return to the cobbles of Coronation Street for filming later this year.

The actor is said to be delighted with the news, after a rather tumultuous time in his personal life and insiders told The Sun that the new deal will be worth around £250,000 to the cash strapped star.

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Coronation Street Spoilers: Spider & Curly to return to boost ratings?

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It would seem that, while all the four mainstream soaps have upped their games over the summer months, one of them has not seen the results it was hoping for and is currently coming up with a plan to boost ratings.

According to a report in The Sun newspaper today, bosses at Coronation Street are concerned by the significant drop in viewing figures since head-honcho Phil Collinson left last year.
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Coronation Street Spoilers: Beverley Callard discusses Liz, Tony breakup!

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As we reported yesterday, Liz McDonald is set to be issued with an ultimatum by her ex-husband Jim in Coronation Street, but it isn’t the only one she is about to get!

Fans of the hit ITV soap will know how Jim (Charlie Lawson) and Liz (Beverley Callard) have endured years of their turbulent on-off relationship, all the while never truly being able to let each other go.
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Coronation Street Spoilers: Does Liz McDonald love Jim? Beverley Callard spills!

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We all knew as soon as Jim McDonald made a Coronation Street reappearance a few weeks ago that it wouldn’t be long before he would try to sink his claws back in to ‘his Elizabeth’ – But will his efforts be in vain?

Fans of the hit ITV soap will know how Jim (Charlie Lawson) is currently back on our screens sharing his time at Her Majesty’s pleasure with fellow Weatherfield prisoner, Peter Barlow (Chris Gascoyne).
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Coronation Street: Jack P Shepherd BANNED from Twitter after Dogs Home joke!

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Following reports yesterday that Coronation Street star Jack P Shepherd was to face a fine over his recent poor conduct, the powers that be have now issued him with another punishment – He has been banned from Twitter.

Shepherd, who plays David Platt in the hit ITV soap made headlines last week when, after the tragic fire at a Manchester dog’s home which claimed the lives of 60 canine residents, he posted a message on social networking site, Twitter, about having millions of “hot dog jokes” as well as, shortly after following a public backlash, posting that people needed to “lighten up!”
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Coronation Street Spoilers: Amy Kelly says Maddie has “adapted”!

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Maddie Heath has, I am sure we can all agree, come a long way since her first appearance on Coronation Street. Could it be that the once gobby rebel is finally starting to settle down?

Maddie (Amy Kelly) was first introduced to us on Christmas Day last year as the young homeless girl who pushed Sally Webster’s face into a trifle and then stole her handbag.
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Coronation Street: Jack P Shepherd to be penalised over Dog Home joke whilst cast raise funds for the cause!

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As we have previously reported, Coronation Street star Jack P Shepherd was facing the wrath of ITV bosses after making inappropriate and, quite frankly sick jokes on Twitter following the Manchester Dogs’ Home tragedy last week.

The Dogs’ Home was set alight by a fifteen year old, and the horrifying act of arson resulted in the deaths of 60 dogs, but that death toll which would have been much higher had it not been for the efforts of fire-fighters and two local heroes who risked their lives to rescue over 150 dogs residing in the charity’s kennels.
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Coronation Street Spoiler Clips: Police call on Lloyd & Andrea, Peter makes a big mistake & Michael gets sad news VIDEOS

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In tonight’s visit to Coronation Street, the police turn up at Andrea and Lloyd’s flat and ask them if they know a Mr Beckett…

Lloyd wastes no time in telling them that Neil’s a lunatic, however, the police tell a shocked Lloyd that Neil is accusing him of harassment, and Lloyd is further gobsmacked when he’s asked to go down to the station with the officers! Read more & comment »

Coronation Street Spoilers: Rob Donovan to ditch Tracy Barlow at the altar?

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Even though we all know that Rob Donovan is Coronation Street’s latest murderer, we still couldn’t help but feel sorry for him; after all he is still marrying Tracy Barlow – Or is he?

Fans of the hit ITV soap will know that Rob (Marc Baylis) was the person who pushed Tina McIntyre from the balcony of her flat earlier this year before running down the stairs to finish the job off by smashing her over the head with a metal pole.
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Coronation Street Spoilers: Neil’s protest leaves him & Andrea in rooftop danger! (PICTURES)

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It would seem that Neil Beckett is not taking news of his estranged wife’s new engagement well in Coronation Street.

After it was exposed that she was secretly married, Andrea Beckett (Hayley Tamaddon) left her husband to start a new life with new love, Lloyd Mullaney (Craig Charles).
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Coronation Street: Michael Le Vell tells fans he’ll be back on the cobbles as Kevin Webster within days!

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There’s great news for fans of Coronation Street star Michael Le Vell as he’s announced via Facebook that he’s returning to the show for good, and will be seen for the first time in months in episodes that will air within the next few days.

The star, who of course plays mechanic Kevin Webster, wrote, “Hi there, just to let you know, I think my first episode back on Corrie is next week, or the week after. Read more & comment »

Coronation Street Spoilers: Ohh handsome newcomers promote autumn drama!

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Bosses over at ITV have released some new promotional pictures to present the new young male characters joining the show, along with current show regular, Dean Fagan, in a Rat Pack themed shoot.

Fans of the hit ITV soap will know how Fagan joined the show as Luke Britton earlier this year, and has already set many of the female hearts a flutter on the cobbles of Weatherfield.
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Coronation Street’s Jack P Shepherd apologises for ‘joke’ about Manchester dogs’ home arson

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Everyone in the country was shocked when news broke earlier this week that a 15-year-old boy had cruelly and callously set fire to a dogs’ shelter, risking the lives of the 200 plus dogs residing in the charity’s kennels.

The fire was tackled by fire fighters whilst two local heroes jumped three fences at the back of the burning building to get to the kennels where they kicked through the locked doors to try and rescue as many of the helpless animals as possible. They saved over 150 canines, but sadly, 60 dogs still died in the blaze.
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