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➤ Comedy star Jim found fame with comedy partner Bob Mortimer in the surreal C4 series Vic Reeves Big Night Out in 1990.
➤ Ghostly role In 2000, Vic played Marty Hopkirk in Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased), with Bob as Jeff Randall.
➤ Playing it straight In 2011, Jim starred with Victoria Wood to play the parents of
Eric Morecambe in BBC2 biopic Eric & Ernie.
im turns up in Corrie this week when Norris and Mary arrive at a radio station for the ‘Mr & Mrs’ competition. Jim plays Colin, the station’s marketing man, who makes a big fuss of Mr and Mrs Cole after finding out that Norris is a newsagent. When Colin gathers all the contestants together for a photoshoot, he makes sure that Norris and Mary are centre stage. But is there more to Colin’s enthusiasm for the newlyweds than meets the eye?
Making a fuss… Colin