Coronation Street’s Barbara Knox still ‘poised’ to appear in live episode.
22 September 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Barbara Knox has played Rita, one of Coronation Street’s longest-running characters, since 1964
Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox, who plays Rita Sullivan, is in “fine form” and “poised” for Wednesday’s live episode, a producer has told the BBC.
It follows The Mirror’s report the soap was “in chaos” after 81-year-old Knox was forced to miss a “crucial rehearsal” after falling ill.
But assistant producer Ella Kelly told BBC Radio 5 Live they had spoken to the actress today, and she is taking part.
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Source:: BBC Entertainment