As fans of Corrie will know, lesbian teens Sophie Webster and Sian Powers plan to get married soon, however, there’s to be a rather large spanner in their nuptial works in the form of Amber (Nikki Patel) who Sophie has fallen for.
Sophie is of course played by Brooke Vincent, and Sian is portrayed by Sacha Parkinson, who is leaving the show following Sophie and Sian’s break up.
Of the storyline, Brooke told Soaplife that as devout Christian Sophie and Sian are at the altar, Sophie just cannot bring herself to make the vows to Sian that in her heart, she doesn’t mean.
Brooke said, “She thinks that as soon as she’s said ‘I do’ and she’s married it will all be OK.”
But it’s far from OK, particularly given that Amber’s one of the couple’s bridesmaids… Read more & comment »
There are busy times ahead for the Websters as we move ever nearer to Christmas, but their festive season is set to be marred by sadness and anger…
The anger will come to a head when, on the day of her wedding to Sian Powers (Sacha Parkinson) Sophie Webster (Brooke Vincent) breaks down and reveals that she’s in love with Amber Kalirai (Nikki Patel).
Unsurprisingly, Sian isn’t terribly impressed with this news, or with being ditched at the altar, and she’ll flee Weatherfield a heartbroken girl.
However, when Sophie goes to see Amber to tell her that she’s in love with her, a horrified Amber will tell her that their kiss and recent closeness means nothing more to her than “a laugh”, which understandably cuts Sophie to the quick… Read more & comment »
It’s been reported today that Corrie lesbians Sian Powers (Sacha Parkinson) and Sophie Webster (Brooke Vincent) are to tie the knot later this year, resplendent in matching white gowns.
However, Sian will ditch Sophie at the altar after finding out she’s been unfaithful.
The Sun reports that Sian will find out that Sophie has been hopping on the good foot and doing the bad thing with Amber (Nikki Patel), and not unreasonably, she decides marriage is not the best way forward. So she legs it.
But o man, when will soap writers get bored of this plotline??
Now, I love a soapy wedding as much as the next man – or woman, in my case – and of course, I love it when it all goes horribly wrong. There’s nothing quite as much fun as having an ensemble of any character’s nearest and dearest dressed in their best, and donning shocked expressions when some worm or another gets out of its can… Read more & comment »
Sacha Parkinson, who plays Sian Powers in Corrie, has revealed that she’s “excited” that about her character’s marriage storyline.
As we saw in last night’s episode of the soap, feeling guilty for kissing Amber (Nikki Patel) Sian’s girlfriend Sophie Webster (Brooke Vincent) asked Sian to marry her.
Speaking to Celebs on Sunday, Sacha explained, “Sophie proposes because she’s confused by the feelings she’s having for Amber.
“She decides the one thing that will keep her and Sian together is if they get married.
“But their parents aren’t exactly on board, so it looks like things aren’t going to go very smoothly… Read more & comment »
Sacha Parkinson, who of course plays Sian Powers in Corrie, has teased that in a forthcoming storyline, her character may marry on-screen lover, Sophie Webster.
The marriage plotline will reportedly get underway when Sophie (Brooke Vincent) falls for Amber Kakirai (Nikki Patel) and in a desperate bid to save their relationship, Sian will propose to Sophie.
Speaking to What’s On TV magazine about the wedding, Sacha said, “We’re both in dresses – thank God!
“I know I would have been the one that ended up with a suit, because Brooke just takes over everything!
“And we’ve been told it’s going to be a nice glamorous proper wedding.
“Me and Brooke match all the time so maybe they should [have matching dresses]. Read more & comment »
Sacha Parkinson – who of course plays Sian Powers in Coronation Street – has revealed that she was “fuming” when she learned that she’s to be involved in a lesbian love triangle storyline.
As viewers will know, Sian’s character is the girlfriend of Sophie Webster (Brooke Vincent) but in forthcoming episodes, we’re going to see Sophie embark on an affair with Amber Kaliari (Nikki Patel).
Sacha told BANG Showbiz, “I was so jealous when I first read the storyline. I was absolutely fuming.
“I was like, ‘How could Sophie do that to Sian?’.”
Sacha – who’s leaving ‘Coronation Street’ in early 2012 – also confessed that she’s got “lazy” during her time in the soap, and is now keen to take new challenges, including her new role as a rebellious character in E4 teen drama ‘Skins’.
Speaking at Monday night’s (26.09.11) Inside Soap Awards at London’s Gilgamesh venue, Sacha added, “I came in to do my storyline and I’ve done it and now it’s on to the next challenge. Read more & comment »
It’s been reported today that Corrie bosses are planning to feature a lesbian love-triangle as their main festive storyline this year.
The Sun reports that in October, Sophie Webster (Brooke Vincent) will go to a party with Amber (Nikki Patel) while her girlfriend Sian (Sacha Parkinson) is on holiday…
And Amber sees it as the perfect opportunity to lure Sophie away from Sian, so after spiking Sophie’s drink with gin, and as a lad chats Sophie up, Amber kisses Sophie passionately and announces they are a couple… Read more & comment »
Coronation Street actor Ben Thompson – who plays Sian Power’s boyfriend, Ryan Connor – has told the PA that he finds it “a bit weird” that two of his co-stars are portraying lesbians in the show.
Ryan has been in a mini-love triangle with Sian – played by Sacha Parkinson – and her best friend Sophie Webster, who’s played by Brooke Vincent, but things took an unexpected turn last week when Sian and Sophie shared a kiss.
When asked if it was “every man’s dream” to watch two girls kissing, Ben replied, “I don’t know, is it?
“It’s a bit weird – they’re colleagues of mine. I’m like, ‘I don’t wanna see that!’ Read more & comment »