Saturday, 3 June 2017

Julia Goulding on Corrie role: "I channelled my inner Bet Lynch"

(This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog May 2017, reposted to this blog with permission.)

In this week's Coronation Street, we saw Shona struggle with her decision whether to leave Weatherfield, or stay on the Street.

In real life, actor Julia Goulding, who plays Shona, has been interviewed in this week's Inside Soap magazine.  She answers letters from fans and there's some lovely snippets.

Asked about her audition for Coronation Street, Julia says she was very nervous but very much wanted the role. "I channelled my inner Bet Lynch and wore a leopard-print leotard," she reveals.

She says she never nibbles any of the food in Roy's Rolls as "a lot of it is fake, like the bread and butter," and that she loves working with Jack P Shepherd (David Platt). "He's very funny but he's the utmost professional," she says.

Julia says that she would love to have a scene in the Kabin where she would buy some sweets from Rita.

Every week, Inside Soap magazine put fans questions to soap stars. Follow them on Facebook to find out who it will be next. (though you might see spoilers if you do)

Tvor @tvordlj on Twitter

No comments:

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...