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Corrie Sally to turn to politics

Coronation Street's Sally Metcalfe will turn to politics next year. The soap stalwart, who is played by Sally Dynevor, is going to try to make her mark on the political scene in Weatherfield and even has some backing from the locals. Actress Sally said: ''There's no sign of Sally's ambition waning - she's going to be taking on local politics in 2016.'' While the comical character's husband Tim Metcalfe (Joe Duttine) doesn't lend her much support on the political trail, she does manage to rally around the locals to get some serious backing. Joe said: ''Tim's not interested in any of
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Jenny Powell wants Wheel of Fortune comeback

Coronation Street's Sally Metcalfe will turn to politics next year. The soap stalwart, who is played by Sally Dynevor, is going to try to make her mark on the political scene in Weatherfield and even has some backing from the locals. Actress Sally said: ''There's no sign of Sally's ambition waning - she's going to be taking on local politics in 2016.'' While the comical character's husband Tim Metcalfe (Joe Duttine) doesn't lend her much support on the political trail, she does manage to rally around the locals to get some serious backing. Joe said: ''Tim's not interested in any of
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'Coronation Street' fans annoyed with recycled actor Joe Duttine

Coronation Street fans have criticised the ITV soap for recycling actors in different roles. Joe Duttine arrived on the soap as Tim Metcalfe last week, the biological father of adopted 10-year-old Faye Windass. However, the actor previously played detective Max Carr for several months in 2010, who was involved in the plot surrounding Gail McIntyre being accused of murdering husband Joe. The new role saw some viewers take to Twitter after noticing the familiar face. Amanda Pickering tweeted: "Do the producers think we'll have forgotten last time Joe Duttine was in #corrie he played a policeman?" Angela Francis added: (more)
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Coronation Street fans slam soap bosses for recycling actor

'Coronation Street' fans have slammed soap bosses after they recycled an actor to play a major new character. Eagle-eyed viewers of the ITV soap took to Twitter to complain after Joe Duttine - who portrayed detective Max Carr in the programme for four months in 2010 - re-appeared on the show last week as Tim Metcalfe, the biological father of adopted 12-year-old schoolgirl Faye Windass (Ellie Leach). Joe became well known as the police officer interrogating Gail Platt (Helen Worth) when she was arrested for murdering husband Joe McIntyre (Reece Dinsdale). One fan tweeted: ''#Coronation Street seems to be reusing its
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Simon Cowell calls X Factor crisis talks

'Coronation Street' fans have slammed soap bosses after they recycled an actor to play a major new character. Eagle-eyed viewers of the ITV soap took to Twitter to complain after Joe Duttine - who portrayed detective Max Carr in the programme for four months in 2010 - re-appeared on the show last week as Tim Metcalfe, the biological father of adopted 12-year-old schoolgirl Faye Windass (Ellie Leach). Joe became well known as the police officer interrogating Gail Platt (Helen Worth) when she was arrested for murdering husband Joe McIntyre (Reece Dinsdale). One fan tweeted: ''#Coronation Street seems to be reusing its
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Corrie's Anna Windass in Owen split threat

Coronation Street's Anna Windass will threaten to dump her boyfriend Owen Armstrong. The Roy's Rolls worker - who is portrayed by Debbie Rush - is furious with Owen (Ian Puleston-Davies) when he beats up adopted daughter Faye's biological father Tim (Joe Duttine), because she fears the schoolgirl (Ellie Leach) will want to go and live with her dad. After finding out about Owen's aggressive antics, Anna tells him: ''We could lose her, your behaviour has jeopardised the adoption. This is a really difficult situation.'' Owen claims he beat up Faye's dad to protect the youngster because Tim was trying to
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TV review: The Savoy | Accused

The Savoy hotel is glamorous. The manager is bonkers. So why was the show so dull?

We've been having some team bonding sessions here at Guardian Towers. "'I am Guardian' has a lovely sound to it, hasn't it?" says the editor, addressing us at morning editorial conference. "But what does 'I am Guardian' really mean?"

Hmmm. We stare at our feet, because we're grumpy, old-fashioned journalists, and we've no idea what the hell he's talking about. I am Guardian? No I'm not. This is the Guardian, and I'm a person who works for it. I am Guardian? That's just nonsense.

He's not giving up on it though. "Today is about understanding what it is about the personality and character that we believe defines 'I am Guardian'," he says. And then he divides us into two groups, the "I"s and the "am"s. The "I"s stand up with their hands in the air,
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