Saturday, 2 August 2014

Julie Walters not joining Coronation Street... yet

(This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog June 2014, reposted to this blog with permission.)

For the second time this week, the Daily Mirror have run an untrue Coronation Street story.  Earlier this week they wrongly reported that Hilda Ogden actress Jean Alexander had died and then later apologised for the distress the story had caused.

And today The Mirror reports that actress Julie Walters is joining Coronation Street. 

She's not.

Am ITV Coronation Street spokesperson confirms to Digital Spy: "Julie is a fantastic actress, so it would be great to have her on board in the future if the right role came up and if she had time in her busy work schedule. However, there are no plans at the moment for her to join the show."

Julie is a big fan of the show and said earlier this year that she would like to join the show, but that her busy schedule doesn't allow her to do so... at the moment.

Of course, she has been "in" Coronation Street already, you know (sort of)... have a look at this:

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1 comment:

Sheila said...

The video was excellent. The twins come back from Scotland after 20 years without so much as a Scottish accent. lol
Who was the actress playing Ena? What has she been in?

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