Coronation Street actresses Brooke Vincent and Sacha Parkinson have told Heat magazine they would quit the Granada soap if their characters were spilt up.
“If they split us up, I’d leave. It’s made too much impact for them to break it up. It’s gone past the line. Me and Sach think we should win Best Partnership at the Soap Awards.” – Brooke Vincent in Heat
Brooke Vincent and Sacha Parkinson have told Heat magazine they would quit Coronation Street if their characters were spilt up. The duo play the soaps first lesbian couple Sophie Webster and Sian Powers and have proven popular with fans.
In the coming weeks viewers will see their relationship seriously tested for the first time but the actresses behind the lesbians insist they don’t want to see the relationship broken up.
Brooke Vincent and Sacha Parkinson were amongst the Corrie cast to take part in Gay Pride in Manchester last year. The two have also given their support to campaigns against homophobic bullying. The storyline has been hugely popular with younger fans of Coronation Street with followers on Facebook and Twitter following the couple with particular enthusiasm.
“We just come as a pair now. We tell each other we love each other all the time. I think we’re really starting to become our characters.” – Sacha Parkinson in Heat