“ Played Len Fairclough 1961–1983
In February 1983, he was suspended from the soap after selling stories about the show and cast to a tabloid newspaper. In April of the same year he was arrested and charged with indecently assaulting two eight-year old girls in a public swimming pool. On 26 July 1983, a Crown Court jury found Adamson not guilty.
In September 1983 he was fired from the soap for breach of contract, after he again sold his story to a newspaper. ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Aidan 2007 & Ritchie de Vries 2013 - 2014 ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Chesney Brown 2003 - ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Martha Fraser 2009 ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Vikram Desai 1999 - 2002
He came eighth (out of ten) in the second series of I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here (2003)
He is now resident in Emmerdale where he plays the character Jai Sharma 2009 - ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Ena Sharples 1960 - 1980 ” - glyntreharne-1
Born in Warwickshire, England, UK. At age of 15, she auditioned for and was accepted to the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Stephanie began her career at age 17 playing a 90-year-old woman. She went on to play beloved characters on the shows Waiting for God
and Doc Martin
“ Played Sylvia Goodwin 2011 - 2013. The character left the show suddenly, her departure being explained as her inability to deal with her daughter-in-law's terminal illness. In reality Cole had left due to the death of her brother. ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Stella Price 2011 - 2014
She is probably better known for her role as Cindy Williams/Beale (1988–90, 1992–98) in the BBC soap "EastEnders" ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Michael Rodwell 2014 ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Betty Turpin/Williams 1969 - 2011 ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Tim Metcalfe 2013
from 22 February 2010 to 10 June 2010 he appeared as the character Detective Sergeant Carr ” - glyntreharne-1
Helen Flanagan was born in 1989, in Bury, Greater Manchester. She started taking drama lessons from the age of 5 at Carol Godbys Theatre Workshop in Bury. She was in numerous adverts, before landing the part of Rosie Webster Coronation Street, in 2000. She expressed a great passion and talent for acting at a very early age...
“ Played Rosie Webster 2000 - 2012 ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Tracy Barlow 2002
The character was previously played by Dawn Acton 1988 - 1999, Holly Chamarette 1985 – 1988 and Christabel Finch 1977 – 1983 ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Tommy Duckworth 2011 - 2013
He was suspended from the soap after being exposed as a masked rapper. 'The Phantom', who posted strongly worded videos online which included lyrics about rape.
On 19 August 2013, ITV terminated his contract due to his 'unacceptable comments' ” - glyntreharne-1
Julie's father walked out on the family soon after Julie's birth, Julie took stepfather Bill Goodyear's name. Most famous as Bet Lynch, barmaid landlady of Coronation Street
, her stepfather was a publican, and she served behind his bar, The Bay House in Haywood, to raise money for her modelling career dream...
“ Played Bet Lynch 1966, 1970 – 1995, 1999, 2002, 2003 ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Albert Tatlock 1960 - 1984 ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Archie Shuttleworth 2002 - 2003, 2006, 2010 ” - glyntreharne-1
Geoffrey Hughes has acted in a wide variety of television series for many years. His first major TV role was in Coronation Street
, and having left the soap after nine years he managed to steer away from the traditional career slumps suffered by many ex-soap actors. It's not hard to see why. Whilst often typecast as the "loveable rogue" type character...
“ Played Eddie Yeats 1974–1975, 1976–1983, 1987 ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Liam Connor 2006 - 2008 ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Gloria Price 2012 - 2014
She made her television debut on the show in 1982, playing the character of Mrs Chadwick. ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Raquel Watts 1991 - 1996, 2000 ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Kevin Webster 1983 -
In 2013 he was absent from the soap while awaiting trial on child sex abuse charges. On 10 September 2013, he was found not guilty on all counts.
He returned to the street 21 March 2014. ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Lillian Spencer 2002 ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Dennis Tanner 1960 - 1968, 2011 - 2014 ” - glyntreharne-1
Bold, brassy and larger than life, Pat Phoenix was television's favourite scarlet woman. For nearly 25 years, she dominated the soap opera Coronation Street
in the role of Elsie Tanner and sent shivers down the spines of Britain's menfolk twice a week. With her low cut cleavage, she was known as "the...
“ Played Elsie Tanner 1960 - 1973, 1976 - 1984 ” - glyntreharne-1
Ben began his career in theatre as an actor and director, running his own theatre company in the North East of England. On moving to London, Ben studied acting at the Drama Centre and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. For the past twenty years his career has been predominantly in film and television, where he has played leading roles in a number of major long-running UK dramas...
“ Played Nick Tilsley 2009 -
The character was previously played by Adam Rickitt 1997 - 2004 and Warren Jackson 1981 - 1996 ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Brian Tilsley 1978 -1989 ” - glyntreharne-1
“ Played Ken Barlow 1960
From 2013 - 2014 he was absent from the soap while waiting trial on sex abuse charges.
On 6 February 2014 he was found not guilty of all charges. ” - glyntreharne-1
Doris Speed was one of Britain's best-loved soap actresses, fondly remembered for her portrayal of Annie Walker, the snooty landlady of the Rovers Return pub in ITV's Coronation Street
. She played the role for 23 years and was dubbed by the press as 'The Queen Mother of Soap.' Born in Manchester, her father George was a singer and her mother Ada a repertory actress...
“ Played Annie Walker 1960 - 1983 ” - glyntreharne-1