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Eileen Derbyshire leaving Coronation Street?

23 November 2015 1:00 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Eileen Derbyshire is taking leave from 'Coronation Street'. The 84-year-old actress - who has played the ITV soap's longest running female character, Emily Bishop, since 1961 - is reportedly set to take six months away from the show. A source told The Sun newspaper: ''Eileen asked for a few months off from filming and she is due to leave early in the New Year. ''She is obviously a big loss to the show, even if it really is temporary, because she's one of the most recognisable characters on the cobbles. And so many other popular cast members are heading for the door.'' It is »

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Sarah Harding felt like 'amateur' on Coronation Street set

23 July 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Sarah Harding felt like an ''amateur'' on the set of 'Coronation Street'. The former Girls Aloud singer has joined the ITV soap as Joni Preston for four episodes and has confessed she was nervous about filming alongside legends Barbara Knox (Rita Sullivan) and Eileen Derbyshire (Emily Bishop). She said: ''They are icons and they're pros as well and I came in thinking, 'Oh my goodness, I'm so going to fluff my lines, I'm such an amateur!' ... So yes, I was well rehearsed.'' Sarah's fellow popstar Shayne Ward is also preparing to join the much-loved show, but she's yet to bump into him »

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