MAUREEN RETURNS TO THE COBBLES!
National treasure Maureen Lipman. rejoins the cast of Corrie!.
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.’
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