In next week’s episodes of Coronation Street, fed up bookie Peter Barlow (Chris Gascoigne) is more livid than ever at the antics of Rob Donovan (Marc Baylis) who of course Peter’s girlfriend Carla (Alison King) insisted on installing at the betting shop in order to revive the ailing business…
The drama begins when Rob and his partner in crime/girlfriend Tracy Barlow, who is of course Peter’s step-sister, decide to indulge in a spot of afternoon delight at the bookies.
However, what they fail to notice as they get passionate among the betting slips is that the coffee machine that Rob insisted on putting in the shop is leaking… Read more & comment »
Fans of Coronation Street will know that Tracy Barlow and Rob Donovan are a match made in heaven, given that there’s really nothing either wouldn’t stoop to in order to get what they want…
So when Rob (Marc Baylis) decides to exact some costly revenge on his sister Carla Connor (Alison King) this week, it’s not surprising that his partner in crime – literally – is our Tracy Love.
The drama begins on Monday, May 20th when, as usual, Peter Barlow (Chris Gascoigne) and Rob are bickering and winding each other up at the bookies. So, to lighten his day, Rob takes Tracy (Kate Ford) into the backroom of the betting shop for what might be described as afternoon delight. However, they leave the coffee machine on, and it floods the shop. Read more & comment »
In light of the recent arrest of Bill Roache, Coronation Street are said to be faced with a huge re-write as his character, Ken Barlow, was about to be part of what has been described as a huge storyline.
Roache, who has played the ageing lothario since the show first aired back in 1960, was arrested at his Wilmslow, Cheshire home on Wednesday, on two counts of rape of a 15 year old girl in the late 1960′s, and subsequently charged after questioning.
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We reported recently that in an upcoming storyline, Coronation Street’s resident bitch Tracy Barlow (Kate Ford) is to be “beaten to a pulp” by raiders who stop her while she’s delivering an order for Underworld and proceed to nick the knickers…
However, it’s been reported today that Tracy Luv may have more to do with the robbery than was first though given that we’re set to see her stealing stock from the factory – where of course she’s now working after her boyfriend Rob Donovan (Marc Baylis) landed her a job – and flogging the dodgy merchandise.
The Daily Mail reports that in upcoming episodes, Tracy will be seen meeting up with a potential buyer and “making small talk before showing him the goods on offer.” Read more & comment »
It’s been revealed today that in an upcoming storyline on Coronation Street, Tracy Barlow (Kate Ford) will be brutally attacked as she’s delivering an order for knicker factory, Underworld.
The plotline begins when Tracy Luv is forced to become a delivery driver for the factory when Kirk Sutherland (Andy Whyment) calls in sick…
And while out on a run, armed raiders will stop Tracy in her van before robbing it and beating her “to a pulp!” Read more & comment »
New Coronation Street producer, Stuart Blackburn, has revealed some details regarding some of the shows most loved characters including Roy and Hayley Cropper, Peter Barlow and Carla Connor, David and Kylie Platt, Tracey Barlow as well as a huge hint about one person who was rumoured to be perishing in the great Rovers Return fire, Stella Price!
As fans of the award-winning soap will know, Stuart Blackburn took over from Phil Collinson at the beginning of this year after his stint at ITV rival soap Emmerdale, and has already ruffled a few feathers with his drastic action plans with regards to the current cast.
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As fans of Corrie probably know, Toxic Tracy Luv Barlow is set to embark on a romance with ex-con Rob Donovan, and Kate Ford – who plays Tracy – has revealed that filming the scenes in which her character seduces Rob have been rather much like having an affair!
Kate, who is of course happily married to TV producer Jon Connerty, also revealed that Rob (Marc Baylis) reminds Tracy of her former lover, Charlie Stubbs, who Tracy of course murdered.
Speaking to TV Biz, Kate began by saying, “Tracy has always had a good love life and she likes the fact she can ruffle feathers.
“There is a lot of banter with herself and Rob (played by Marc Baylis) and they end up getting together… Read more & comment »
Fans of Corrie may recall that before Christmas, we reported that one of the show’s forthcoming storylines would feature former factory boss Rob Donovan embarking on a relationship with Tracy Love Barlow (Kate Ford) early this year.
However, while speaking to the Radio Times about the plotline, Marc Baylis, who of course plays scheming ex-con Rob, revealed that it’s actually Michelle Connor (Kym Lomas) who his character really wants!
He said, “Interestingly, Tracy Barlow comes onto his radar. That is an interesting combination.
“Without a doubt, he sees something of himself in Tracy and finds her intriguing! Read more & comment »
Fans of Corrie will surely know that Tyrone Dobbs and Fiz Stape are going to take their lives in their hands and risk the wrath of Kirsty Soames by embarking on an affair this Christmas…
And today, it’s been reported that love is also in the air for Tracy Barlow and Rob Donovan in the New Year! More on that in a moment…
But first, further details about Fiz (Jennie McAlpine) and Tyrone’s (Alan Halsall) affair emerged over the weekend- you can click here to see our report on the storyline from last week – and in an episode that will air a week today, Fiz and Tyrone are nearly caught red-handed by Kirsty (Natalie Gumede) and it’s a close shave that will leave both Fiz and Tyrone scared witless! Read more & comment »
Coronation Street’s Ryan Connor is set to stun girlfriend Tracy Barlow when he proposes to her in the Rovers Return!
Fans of the hit ITV soap will know how scheming Tracy Barlow (Kate Ford) has recently revealed she is expecting Ryan’s (Sol Heras) baby, to the absolute horror of his mum, Michelle (Kym Marsh).
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The People magazine reports that Coronation Street star Sol Heras has been sent home from set after a black eye meant he has had to be written out of Christmas scenes!
According to the publication the new cast member, who plays Ryan Connor in the hit ITV soap, turned up on set with a badly bruised eye, claiming he had sustained it during a friendly football match.
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As fans of Coronation Street will no doubt know, Tracy Barlow (Kate Ford) is about to announce that she’s pregnant with Ryan Connor’s baby…
Which will of course drive his mum Michelle (Kym Marsh) nuts, given how much she hates Tracy, who only embarked on a romance with Ryan to annoy Michelle!
However, while speaking to Soaplife about the storyline, Sol Heras, who plays reckless Ryan, has revealed that his character is determined to be a good dad.
He said, “The baby is all Ryan can think about at the moment. It’s a serious situation…
“At first he’s really not ready for the responsibility, but he comes round to the idea of being a dad very quickly.”
But when asked if it occurs to Ryan that scheming Tracy might be lying and isn’t really pregnant, Sol said, “Steve and Michelle think she is [lying]. But Ryan’s more naive… Read more & comment »
Coronation Street star Kate Ford, who of course plays Toxic Tracy Luv Barlow, has revealed that she suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder, which is of course better known by its acronym, OCD.
While speaking to the Daily Mirror, Kate confessed, “In my 20s I did have really bad OCD – I’d check things continually.
“I could check the oven 20 times before going to bed and all the sockets had to be turned off.
“It’s like your brain gets stuck in a loop. I do still have a bit of OCD.”
She added, “When I’m in Manchester I do this thing on the phone with Jon every single night, where I go through a check-list of things he needs to do before he goes to bed.
“I say, ‘Have you checked the oven’s off? Have you checked you’ve locked the back door? Is the car locked? Is the intercom on to hear Otis? Is the alarm on?’”
Otis is of course Kate’s young son… Read more & comment »
As fans of Coronation Street will know, scheming Tracy Barlow has been dating Ryan Connor (Sol Heras) with the sole intention of annoying his mum – and Tracy’s love rival – Michelle (Kym Marsh).
However, her scheme is about to backfire royally when she discovers that she’s pregnant with Ryan’s baby! But when she’s given it some thought, she’s set to realise that it’s the icing on her Annoy Michelle cake!
Kate Ford, who of course plays Tracy, has been talking about the plotline to new! magazine, saying, “Tracy doesn’t act like a regular person. She does something, then thinks about it later.
“To her, the baby news is great timing. She’s now holding all the cards.”
And when asked if she’s enjoying playing “a cougar” in the ITV1 soap, Kate said, “Playing a cougar makes me feel old, but apparently boys find them quite sexy… Read more & comment »
As fans of Coronation Street will know, Toxic Tracy Luv Barlow will do pretty much anything to get her own way, and if in doing so she can annoy the hell out of someone, she considers it a two birds, one stone type victory…
And in a forthcoming storyline, which will see Tracy dating Ryan Connor to a) irritate his mother Michelle and b) hope that she’ll make Steve McDonald jealous, she achieves that two birds, one stone scenario.
Kate Ford, who of course plays Tracy, has been telling Soaplife a bit more about the plotline, and the motivations behind Tracy embarking on a relationship with Ryan (Sol Heras).
Kate began by saying of the Steve, Tracy, Michelle (Kym Marsh) debacle, “She feels as though Steve [Simon Gregson] has betrayed her… Read more & comment »