HER mum was on EastEnders only last year – and now Emily Atack’s auntie has landed a role in Coronation Street. Amy Robbins — younger sister of Emily’s mum, Kate Robbins — will make her debut on the Cobbles of Weatherfield in January.
She’s to appear as Christine, the mother of Rovers Return pint-puller Daisy Midgeley, played by Charlotte Jordan. A soap insider said: “Christine’s arrival will shake things up. “It’s a great part and one Amy could not turn down. “Being able to star in Coronation Street is a huge deal for any actor or actress in the industry.
READ MORE CORONATION STREETCORRIE ON... AND ON Huge new Coronation Street set unveiled as cast launch epic expansioncrash course Corrie fans horrified as Stephen rushed to hospital after crashing moped “Though her character will initially only appear for a couple of months, there’s a good chance she may return as the mother-and-daughter story develops.” Being on Corrie won’t be daunting for Amy.
She has already earned her soap spurs with stints in Emmerdale and Hollyoaks, as well as Doctors and EastEnders. Big dramas Her resumé also features appearances in other big dramas including The Royal, Holby City and Casualty.Read more on thesun.co.uk