(right) is joining the soap for a three-month guest stint playing a tv presenter called Colin. He comes to Weatherfield to film with Norris and Mary after they are chosen to make an appearance on his show. the comedian, real name Jim Moir, will start filming in July and be on screens in late summer.
(below) has quit the soap after three years of playing Erica Holroyd. the 54-year-old says: ‘I’ve had a great time with the cast and crew, so it’s fabulous that they have left the door open for Erica to return.’ She adds: ‘as for me, I’m ready for another challenge.’