(This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog October 2015, reposted to this blog with permission.)
If you thought that Cathy's sister Nessa looked familiar, then you're right. Nessa is played by actress Sadie Shimmin.
Sadie has acted in EastEnders, Mr Selfridge, Holby City, Prime Suspect, Silent Witness, The Bill... well, the list goes on and is very extensive.
You can view her CV here.
Sadie has also appeared in Coronation Street before as Tilly Eaves - an acquaintance of Hayley Cropper.
The pair had met whilst working together on building an orphanage in Mozambique.
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