Na­tional trea­sure Mau­reen Lip­man. re­joins the cast of Cor­rie!.

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Ac­claimed film, TV and theatre ac­tress Mau­reen Lip­man CBE will make her re­turn to Corona­tion

Street in Septem­ber. But it won’t be as Rovers Re­turn land­lady Lil­lian Spencer, a role she briefly played in 2002.

Mau­reen will arrive as Ty­rone Dobbs’ grandma, Eve­lyn Plum­mer, who comes into his life in the wake of his mum Jackie’s re­cent death.

Our Cor­rie in­sider reveals: ‘Out­spo­ken bat­tleaxe Eve­lyn will soon be rul­ing the roost at No.9, much to Fiz’s dis­may, and it isn’t long be­fore she starts to ruf­fle a few feathers on the Street.’

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pro­ducer Iain Macleod adds: ‘I’m be­yond thrilled that we are in­tro­duc­ing such a great char­ac­ter, played by some­one of Mau­reen’s pedi­gree. Eve­lyn is eye-wa­ter­ingly with­er­ing and she’ll add a fresh dol­lop of north­ern hu­mour to the show as she turns Ty­rone and Fiz’s lives up­side down.’

Mau­reen will play Eve­lyn, who’s set to cause trou­ble for grand­son Ty­rone! In July 2002, Mau­reen ap­peared as tem­po­rary Rovers boss Lil­lian

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