Category Archives: Corrie Actors in Other Shows

Anybody Remember Phil Nail?

Gail’s podiatrist boyfriend from Scotland who looked like a hobo? Anger management issues when it came to David? The running joke was that if Gail married him, she’d be Gail Nail? He was played by Clive Russell. Anyway, he’s on … Continue reading

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Gloria is here! And Ken’s still wearing the kimono!

There is a small list of Northern actors whom I’ve always felt should be on Corrie and one of my favourites is Sue Johnston. Last night, she finally appeared on Corrie as Stella’s mum Gloria. Back in the 80’s she … Continue reading

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Izzy Armstrong Sighting

I just want to say right off the bat that Izzy is one my favourite characters. I think she’s got the potential to be one of those classic Corrie working class women who don’t take crap from anyone, even if … Continue reading

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Betty Driver on BBC Podcast

Desert Island Discs with Kirsty Young has a interview with our Betty….Betty Driver. I hope this link goes to the podcast for you to listen, but if not, you can do a search on iTunes. http://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/did-betty-driver/id342735925?i=90641457 Spoiler: she can’t really … Continue reading

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Karen McDonald Sighting

Coronation Street has always had a history with Doctor Who. The two shows have been on air for almost 50 years and they both command an almost fanatic like following. And they tend to share actors. Elizabeth Sladen appeared on … Continue reading

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Danny Baldwin is Back in London

I happened upon the UK version of Law & Order and there was good old Bradley Walsh aka Danny Baldwin playing the role of one of the detectives, alongside Jamie Bamber of Battlestar Galactica fame. I guess that would mean … Continue reading

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Corrie Sightings

Vision t.v. has quite a few brit shows on that often have Corrie stars. I mentioned before that ‘Dinner Ladies’ already has Thelma Barlow (Mavis), Shobna Gulati (Sunita) and Andrew Dunn (Roger the plumber) on – but Sue Cleaver (Eileen) also comes on as … Continue reading

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Raquel Watts vs. The Doctor

Remember Raquel Watts? The actor who played her, Sarah Lancashire, will be appearing on the next season of Doctor Who, playing a villain: She will play Miss Foster, a mysterious and powerful businesswoman when the series hits TV screens next … Continue reading

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Corrie Sightings on Telly

Last night on Vison TV, I caught a show called ‘Dinner Ladies’ a Brit-com about a canteen set in a factory. Who stars in this show? 3 Corrie faces! Thelma Barlow – aka Mavis Shobna Gulati – Sunita Robet Dunn … Continue reading

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Corrie Actor Sighting

Thelma Barlow, who played Mavis Wilton for 26 years on Coronation Street appeared on a recent episode of Doctor Who. Barlow played Lady Thaw, a wealthy benefactor of the elderly Prof. Lazarus, a scientist who, through a dangerous experiment, manages … Continue reading

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