12. SALLY METCALFE (209 VOTES)
Played by: Sally Dynevor
2012 character poll position (women): 18
Introduced as a girlfriend to Kevin Webster in 1986. While initially not welcomed by Kevin’s landlady Hilda Ogden, they warmed to each other. After only a few months of courtship Kevin and Sally got married.
Daughters Rosie and Sophie were born in 1990 and 1994 respectively. The Websters lived a happy and quiet life until Kevin had an affair with vamp Natalie Horrocks in 1997 which led to them divorcing.
Between 1997 and 2002, Sally had relationships with Greg Kelly, Danny Hargreaves and Martin Platt amongst others. In 2002, she remarried Kevin (for the sake of the girls initially). In 2005, Sally had a fling with Ian Davenport. While Kevin forgave Sally, she couldn’t forgive him when he had an affair with Molly Dobbs that resulted in baby Jack.
As she grew older, Sally stepped into the shoes of Annie Walker with her delusions of grandeur and snobbishness. She enrolled Rosie to private school Oakhill and convinced the family to move across the street to 4 Coronation Street as it had a conservatory and a garden.
In 2013 she began a relationship with Tim Metcalfe and a classic Corrie couple was born. Sally’s snobbishness is a stark contrast to Tim’s down to earth nature and is much very reminiscent of Jack and Annie Walker back in the 1960s. In 2015, Sally married Tim. I was surprised that she didn’t change her surname to Webster-Metcalfe considering that a double barrel name sounds posher.
Sally has held many jobs over the years: barmaid, shop assistant, machinist, PA and factory supervisor. In 2016 she delved into the world of politics as she stood to become a local councillor.
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