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Maureen Lipman thought she was ‘going to die’ on Coronation Street set

Maureen Lipman thought she was ‘going to die’ on Coronation Street set

Maureen Lipman thought she was "going to die" on her first day on ‘Coronation Street’. The 72-year-old actress plays Tyrone Dobbs’ (Alan Halsall) battleaxe grandmother Evelyn Plummer on the ITV soap, and while she was keen to get back into TV because she "likes being recognised in the street", the ‘Educating Rita’ star worried she had taken on too ... »

Maureen Lipman accepted Corrie role after late husband’s sign

Maureen Lipman accepted Corrie role after late husband’s sign

Maureen Lipman knew she had to return to ‘Coronation Street’ when her late husband gave her a sign from beyond the grave. The 72-year-old actress will make her debut as Tyrone Dobbs’ (Alan Halsall) battleaxe grandmother Evelyn Plummer next week, and while she wasn’t sure whether to accept the role at first, she was convinced it was the right thing to do when a light shone o... »