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‘Marmite’ Coronation Street character signs new contract

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Sean Tully will be walking the cobbles for a bit longer in Coronation Street.

The marmite soap star has revealed he has signed a brand new contract, giving him another year on the show.

Sean Tully is going to be in Weatherfield for another year (Credit: ITV)

And he’s not just going to be babysitting or pulling pints behind the Rovers Return bar, the actor has teased a juicy new storyline for Sean.

He told the Mirror: “I’m doing the beginnings at the moment. It’s very, very new and very different.”

Sean arrived in Weatherfield in 2003 with Antony on an initial three-month contract.

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But after bosses saw the impact he had made, Antony was quickly signed up for a full-time contract.

The current signing will take him through to his 16th year on the show.

He has lived with a variety of other characters including Fiz Brown, Norris Cole and, most memorably, Eileen Grimshaw.

The actor came sixth on this year’s series of Dancing on Ice ITV (Credit: ITV)

And Antony has revealed how fans approach him in the street to ask where she is.

He added: “I’m often asked where Eileen is. It takes a shorter time to pretend it’s real than to explain I don’t really know because I don’t live with her in real life.

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“I just go, ‘She’s at the bingo’. They say, ‘All right, give her my love’ and I go, ‘Will do’.”

The actor stunned fans on the revival of Dancing on Ice earlier this year when he came sixth.

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Coronation Street airs Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7.30pm and 8.30pm on ITV