Speaking last week to the TVTimes magazine, actor Johnny Briggs – Mike Baldwin in Coronation Street – talked about how he came to get the role in The Street.
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Gillian Taylforth has joined the cast of The Bill.
Coronation Street casts Trevor Bannister as a dodgy solicitor.
Ex-Coronation Street and Crossroads actress Sherrie Hewson is to divorce her husband after 28 years of marriage.
Brian Capron, who played Coronation Street serial killer Richard Hillman, is joining a panel for The Soap Survival Guide, a session looking at how to revive an ailing soap.
Channel 4 has finally laid to rest its one-time flagship programme after a year of uncertainty over the production. Brookside will bow out in the same month it celebrates 21 years on air.
Jane Rossington, actress in such serials as Brookside, Emergency Ward 10, The Archers and Crossroads is to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Former Crossroads actress Jane Rossington has criticised the revamped version of the ITV soap. The actress, who played hotel boss Jill Harvey in the soap, says the new set looks like a brothel.
Channel 4 has dropped its one-time flagship programme from its primetime schedules after ratings slumped and viewers branded plots ‘over the top’.
Former Neighbours actress Anne Charleston is joining the cast of Crossroads.