(This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog October 2012, reposted to this blog with permission.)
There's a story in today's People that says Coronation Street actor Sol Heras, who plays Ryan Connor, has had to be written out of Corrie Christmas scenes because he's got a black eye.
Our old friend, Mr Corrie Source told the People: “Sol
turned up to work sporting a massive black eye but he didn’t want anyone
to see it, so he went straight to make-up and got them to cover it up.
He was trying to be discreet and said he had got the injury playing
football. He then started filming his Christmas scenes at Nick’s Bistro, but
when they were finished, production looked back at them and you could
see it. In the end all the scenes he had just filmed had to be put in the bin and they had to re-write them around him. They told him to go home and come back when he felt better.”
The source added: “Sol has a great storyline at the moment. He was
clearly embarrassed about the black eye as he wants to make a good
impression. He felt bad the scenes had to be re-written and wants to make up for it.”
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