When new Coronation Street boss, Stuart Blackburn, revealed that there were exciting storylines coming up for the Cropper family, he wasn’t kidding!
And we are happy to report that, amidst all the doom and gloom all the other Weatherfield storylines are offering (apart from Flash the tortoise of course) this one is set to have you laughing so hard that tea will come out of your nose!
Sylvia Goodwin (Stephanie Cole), the ever-so-slightly eccentric and former gambling addict senile-delinquent mother of cafe owner, Roy Cropper (David Neilson), is about to embark on a new mission to cure all her friends’ ailments, by serving them cakes baked with cannabis!
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With the wedding of the year drawing ever closer, we have come across some spoiler pictures that suggest that, as in any soap wedding, the nuptials of Rita Sullivan (Barbara Knox) and Dennis Tanner (Philip Lowrie) will face a few trials before the couple can even think about saying I do in Coronation Street.
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Corrie actress Patti Clare – who plays nuttier than squirrel poo Mary Taylor, stalker of Norris Cole – has said that her character is “oddly uninhibited.”
In an interview with the Radio Times about her Street character, Patti also lavished praise on Malcolm Hebden, who of course plays Norris, for his “comic abilities”.
She said of Mary, “She gets things wrong. She finds it difficult to express emotion, she’s socially awkward and desperately lonely.
“She really does love Norris, though. There’s a lot of passive aggression there… Read more & comment »
Coronation Street actor Malcolm Hebden – who plays sappy shopkeeper Norris – has revealed that he found his present Norris-Mary storyline easy to play because he’s been through a similar situation in real life!
Malcolm explained to Inside Soap magazine how going on holiday with friends can turn into “absolute torture”.
He said, “I once went on holiday to Devon with three of my dearest friends, and it was absolute torture… Read more & comment »
Coronation Street actor Malcolm Hebden, who plays prissy shopkeeper Norris Cole, has told Inside Soap magazine that he’d like Patti Clare – who plays nutty Mary Taylor – to stay on the Street “for as long as possible.”
Malcolm and Patti are currently to be seen together on the show in the ‘Misery’ storyline during which Mary holds Norris captive in a remote cottage.
Malcolm told the magazine, “Patti Clare, who plays her [Mary] is a real find… Read more & comment »