Leanne Battersby Evelyn Plummer USA Manchester performer stars actress travelers shock Dreams Parke Leanne Battersby Evelyn Plummer USA Manchester

Legendary Coronation Street star taking break from soap for exciting new project

Reading now: 886

A CORONATION Street star will be taking a break from the cobbles this year. Maureen Lipman will take a break from Coronation Street later this year.

The actress - who plays Evelyn Plummer in the ITV soap - has signed up to bring her one woman play Rose to the West End. The award-winning, critically acclaimed production of Martin Sherman’s Rose transfers to the Ambassador’s Theatre for 28 performances, from Tuesday 23rd of May.

It previously had sell-out runs at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre and The Park Theatre, London. A source said: “Maureen will be taking a short break from the cobbles to star in the play - but she will be back.” Read more on Coronation Streettoo much Coronation Street fans 'switch off' after 'traumatic' Gemma and Chesney scenesHERE WE COR AGAIN Leanne Battersby makes a horrifying discovery in Coronation Street Maureen plays Rose, a woman who travels from the devastation of Nazi-occupied Europe all the way to America in pursuit of the American dream.

Read more on thesun.co.uk
The website starsalert.com is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News