(This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog January 2016, reposted to this blog with permission.)
Our blogger Ruth's post about Carla and Roy has started me thinking. Is Carla Connor a Coronation Street icon? Maybe, your answer depends on how old you are and how long you've been watching Coronation Street?
I'm no fan of the relationship between Carla and Roy as I think it's been forced and for this fan, it doesn't feel natural. But I know lots of people like it - including our blogger Ruth.
When Alison King leaves the show later this year, will people look back on Carla Connor and think to themselves 'Ah, Carla Connor... now there was a Corrie icon'?
What do you think - is Carla Connor a Coronation Street icon? Yay or Nay?
I vote Yay.
Deirdre: A Life on Coronation Street - official ITV tribute to a soap icon. Available here.
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