(This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog October 2014, reposted to this blog with permission.)
Simon Gregson first turned up in Coronation Street as Steve McDonald on 6th December 1989. Simon's now coming up to his 25th anniversary of working on the show and has been giving interviews to The Mirror taking about growing up in the spotlight of the show.
Simon candidly talks about his past history of drinking and drugs, and how he had to go into therapy for depression. This makes him acutely aware of what his on-screen character Steve is going through right now and he says he's determined to Steve's depression storyline justice.
Part 1 of the interview is here and Part 2 is here. Part 3 is here.
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