Fans of Corrie will know that the Street’s residents often have troubles with their kids, and in next week’s episodes, we’ll see that those most fraught over their children right now are Anna Windass and Dev Alahan…
Starting with Anna (Debbie Rush) she of course made the decision to allow her adopted daughter Faye (Ellie Leach) to go and live with her dad Tim Metcalfe (Joe Duttine) however, she’s worried that the little girl isn’t being cared for properly.
And on Monday, when Tim takes Faye to the cinema on a school night, it seems Anna’s worries may be justified. However, things are set to get worse when in the double-bill of episodes that air on Friday 26th, Tim leaves Faye home alone so that he can go for a pint.
Will Anna find out? And if so, what will she do about it? Read more & comment »
Coronation Street’s café owner Roy Cropper has every right to look scared, because nutty as a fruitcake Mary Taylor has set her sights on wooing the married trainspotter, and once Mary sets her cap at someone, they’d better run, Forrest Gump styly…
Fans may recall that last time Mary – who’s played by the fabulous Patti Clare – had romantic designs on someone, it was Norris Cole (Malcolm Hebden) and in order to expedite the relationship, she effectively kidnapped him and held him hostage in a remote holiday cottage.
In a storyline that was later mirrored in real life – click here to read what that’s all about – Mary came over all Misery as she stopped Norris from leaving the cottage and scuppered all his attempts to communicate with the outside world.
Click ‘Read more’ for a reminder of those hilarious scenes… Read more & comment »
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 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 »
Poor old Norris Cole is about to be kidnapped, by looney tune Mary Taylor, who’s been after getting into Norris’s pants for well over a year.
The Daily Mirror reports that Mary will browbeat Norris into going on holiday with her, but when the pair get to the remote cottage in the heart of Bronte country, Mary will turn bunny boiler…
The paper reports that in scenes that mirror Annie Wilkes in Stephen King’s ‘Misery’, Mary will hold Norris hostage after he falls and sprains his ankle. Read more & comment »