Who’s in the current cast on Coronation Street? With comings and goings it’s hard to keep up sometimes, but in full, here is the latest cast information as at May 2019.
The son of Dev Alahan and the late Sunita Alahan, Aadi has a twin sister, Asha.
He’s played by Zennon Ditchett and is tipped to be involved in the Amy Barlow baby storyline in 2019, as she has a crush on him. But could he be the baby daddy?
Reformed drug addict Abi Franklin (Sally Carmen) joined the cast of Coronation Street in 2017 and is the mother of Seb Franklin.
Despite cleaning up her act, Abi’s currently in prison after taking the blame for Seb smashing up the florist.
Smoldering Adam Barlow, the son of Susan Barlow and Mike Baldwin, is played by Sam Robertson.
He was born off-screen in 1988 and appeared on the show several times until returning full-time in 2016.
Adam’s a solicitor who has a devious streak and a way with the ladies.
Nephew of Cathy Matthews, Alex Warner is played by Liam Bairstow and is the first actor with Down’s Syndrome to appear on the show.
Quick-witted Alex works in Roy’s Rolls and has bonded with Roy. He’s quite the fan favourite too.
The biological son of Michelle Connor, Ali Neeson, played by James Burrows arrived as a new GP on the Street in 2018.
Despite initially wanting nothing to do with his mother, he’s eventually softened and he now even lives with her.
He became the Street’s latest killer in October when he murdered gangster Ronan Truman to protect his family.
Strong-willed Alya, played by Sair Khan, has a head for business and is determined to go places.
She first arrived in Weatherfield in 2014 and was left the factory by former business partner Aidan Connor.
Alya eventually handed back control to Carla Connor, and things have been relatively quiet for her ever since.
Daughter of Steve McDonald and Tracy Barlow, Amy is a chip off Tracy’s block.
Sharp-tongued and devious, Amy knows how to work her parents to her advantage – recently making them sign a contract to agree to being the perfect parents.
Amy has been played by Elle Mulvaney since 2004.
Sister of Aadi, Asha is Dev and Sunita’s other child. Played by Tanisha Gorey.
She was married to her beloved Alf, but he passed away following a stroke in 1999, and she has since remained largely single.
She owns the salon, which employs her grandson David Platt, Maria Connor, and Emma Chambers.
Audrey’s currently dating conman Lewis Archer. He’s claiming to be reformed, but Audrey is set to be heartbroken this New Year when he steals all her money and does a runner again.
Aunty of Sinead Tinker, mother of Craig Tinker, and partner of Kirk Sutherland, Beth (Lisa George) arrived on the cobbles in 2011.
She works in the factory and is never afraid of a scam or two – she married Kirk despite being married already, and she recently persuaded Chesney Brown to rob Dev Alahan for cash to fund Sinead’s cancer treatment.
Born to 13-year-old Sarah Platt in 2000, Bethany Platt (Lucy Fallon) currently lives on the Street with her family.
She’s had some tough times over the last few years, feeling isolated from her family and being groomed by evil Nathan Curtis. But she’s come through them all to be a stronger person and is now getting on with her life.
Vicar Billy Mayhew, played by Daniel Brocklebank, arrived on screen in 2014 as Sean Tully’s love interest.
Unfortunately for Sean, Billy fell for Todd Grimshaw and the pair split up, but Todd and Billy didn’t work out either.
On Christmas Day 2017 Billy fell off a cliff after an altercation with Peter Barlow and has spent a long time recovering after becoming addicted to painkillers. He’s on the mend now and is adoptive father to Summer Spellman.
Brian Packham (Peter Gunn) first arrived in Weatherfield in 2010, and left in 2013, but was brought back in 2015 for a more permanent stint.
He’s a teacher at the local primary school and in a relationship with Cathy Matthews.
She is close to Roy Cropper, and discovered her long-lost dad was Johnny Connor back in 2015. That makes Kate Connor her half-sister, and Michelle Connor, who was already her sister-in-law, also her cousin.
Currently struggling with psychosis as a result of the factory roof collapse, her partner Peter is worried sick about her after she’s gone missing.
Cathy arrived as a new love interest for Roy Cropper after the death of his wife Hayley. It was too soon for Roy however and despite accepting Cathy’s proposal, he realised he wasn’t ready to move on and they split up.
Cathy – played by Melanie Hill – has since entered into a relationship with Brian Packham and they are planning to set up a business together – if only they could find the right premises.
He’s the brother of Fiz Stape and best mate of Kirk Sutherland and dad to young Joseph. Ches works in the kebab shop, but recently staged a robbery of his employer, Dev Alahan, in order to help ex-fiancee Sinead Tinker pay for her cancer treatment.
Ches is currently torn between two women, with Gemma Winter and Emma Brooker vying for his attention.
Audrey Roberts’ best friend and business rival Claudia – played by Rula Lenska – first appeared on the cobbles in 2009, but returned more permanently in 2018.
She runs a franchise of salons and tried to poach Maria Connor from Audrey, but ultimately Maria decided to stay loyal.
Craig Tinker (Colson Smith) arrived with mum, Beth, and pet rat, Darryl, in 2011.
He was a rock to friend Bethany Platt during the fallout from the grooming storyline and the pair even tried dating for a while.
Craig was recently diagnosed with OCD after he became obsessed with flicking switches, tapping and turning nobs repeatedly.
Daniel the son of Ken Barlow and Denise Osbourne was born in 1995.
He left the show when Denise took him away from Ken following her affair, but returned in 2016 played by Rob Mallard.
It was Daniel who pushed his father Ken down the stairs in 2017’s big whodunnit, and he’s since battled his anger issues to settle down with Sinead Tinker. The pair married and are expecting their first baby – although she’s also battling cancer.
David Platt (Jack P Shepherd) is the son of Gail Rodwell and Martin Platt, grandson of Audrey Roberts, and brother of Nick Tilsley and Sarah Platt.
He’s a dad to Lily and stepdad to Max following his marriage to Kylie Platt. Kylie was stabbed to death by Clayton Hibbs, whose mother, Shona Ramsay David is now dating.
David’s been a bad lad over the years, but is currently coming to terms with the trauma of being raped by Josh Tucker earlier in 2018.
Corner shop and kebab shop owner Dev (Jimmi Harkishin) started on Corrie in 1999.
He’s been quite the ladies’ man during his time in Weatherfield, but he doesn’t always know how to treat the opposite sex properly.
Currently single, Dev’s most recent lover, Gina Seddon, was just a bit too much for him as he struggled to cope with her bipolar disorder.
Unlucky-in-love Eileen Grimshaw – played by Sue Cleaver – moved to Weatherfield with her sons Jason and Todd in 2000. The boys have both left, but Eileen remains and takes in many a waif and stray.
She’s currently housing Seb Franklin and is set to welcome back stepdaughter Nicola Rubenstein in the new year.
Her last marriage was to evil Pat Phelan and the less said about that, the better.
Emily Bishop (Eileen Derbyshire) is one of the longest-serving characters on the Street, after appearing on screen for the first time in 1961.
She took a sabbatical from the show in 2016 and although no return date has been announced, Emily is still considered a cast member on the show.
Hair stylist Emma (Alexandra Mardell) is on an apprenticeship at Audrey’s salon and when she arrived in 2018 she quickly hooked up with David Platt.
They didn’t last as he was just using her to prove his masculinity after his rape, but Emma stuck around and has since fallen for Chesney Brown.
Maureen Lipman joined Coronation Street as Evelyn Plummer in 2018.
Sharp-tongued Evelyn is the long-lost grandmother of Tyrone Dobbs, and despite her nasty demeanour, she’s managed to charm him into letting her live with him.
Faye Windass (Ellie Leach) is Anna Windass’s adoptive daughter who arrived in 2011. She had a daughter of her own, Miley, when she was just 12-years-old, but Miley now lives with her birth father and is rarely mentioned.
Faye resides with her biological dad, Tim Metcalfe, after Anna departed Weatherfield following the Pat Phelan saga.
Jennie McAlpine, who plays Fiz, is currently on maternity leave after giving birth to her second child.
Set to return in 2019, factory worker Fiz is the partner of Tyrone Dobbs and mother to Hope Stape.
Gail Potter/Tilsley/Platt/Hillman/McIntyre/Rodwell (Helen Worth) must hold the record for the most disastrous soap marriages, with all but one of her husbands now dead.
Currently single, Gail has children Nick Tilsley, Sarah Platt, and David Platt, and grandchildren, Max, Lily, Bethany, and Harry.
Gary Windass came to the Street in 2008 with his family, but he’s now the only one remaining, except adoptive sister, Faye.
The builder is shacked up with Sarah Platt, but in 2017 he had a one-night stand with Nicola Rubenstein and fathered a son, Zach, with her. He’s also dad to Jake with former partner Izzy Armstrong.
Gemma Winter (Dolly-Rose Campbell) was an old friend of Kylie Platt’s when she turned up to cause trouble.
But she’s since turned over a new leaf, befriended Rita, and made a home for herself on the Street. She works in the kebab shop and is in love with Chesney Brown – but he’s torn between her and Emma Brooker and doesn’t know who to choose.
Tim Metcalfe’s dad, Geoff (Ian Bartholomew) was first introduced as a love interest for Audrey Roberts.
It was later revealed he was Tim’s father who works at the hospital as a radio DJ.
Eye-candy Imran (Charlie de Melo) joined Corrie in 2017 and is Rana Habeeb’s brother.
He’s a lawyer who works with Adam Barlow, and has found himself caught between sisters Leanne and Toyah Battersby. He’s now settled on Toyah and has moved in with her and Leanne and Leanne’s partner Nick. Awkward.
Izzy Armstrong (Cherylee Houston) was heralded as the soap’s first regular disabled character when she arrived in 2010.
She works in the factory, is mum to Jake, and is the only remaining member of the Armstrong family.
Eileen’s new lodger, and possibly new love, builder Jan has found himself caught between three women recently.
But he’s hiding something – he has a connection to Seb’s new girlfriend Alina, and viewers don’t think it’s a good one…
Kevin’s son with the late Molly Dobbs was born in 2010. He’s been played by Kyran Bowes since 2016.
Jack’s biggest storyline to date came in 2018 when he battled sepsis and had to have his leg amputated.
Jenny (Sally Ann Matthews) arrived in Weatherfield in 1986 as the foster daughter of Rita Tanner.
She left, then returned in 2015 as Kevin Webster’s new girlfriend. They split up when Jenny had a breakdown and kidnapped his son, Jack, after revealing the death of her own young son.
She got help and returned before marrying Johnny Connor and taking over as landlady of the Rovers Return in 2018.
Johnny Connor (Richard Hawley) is the father of Kate Connor and Carla Connor and the late Aidan Connor.
He’s married to Jenny Bradley and together they run the Rovers Return, but Johnny’s affair with Liz McDonald is tearing them apart.
Johnny suffers from MS.
Kate Connor, played by Faye Brookes arrived with her father Johnny in 2015.
She has had a huge storyline recently where her fianceé Rana Habeeb died in the factory roof collapse. And Kate will be leaving the soap soon too.
Appearing as the educated son of a working class family, Ken is moralistic and politically minded, although has often been referred to as boring. Boring or not, he’s bagged himself three wives over the years, plus a long-term relationship with Denise Osbourne.
He’s currently single and lives at Number 1 Coronation Street with son Peter Barlow and grandson Simon Barlow.
Mechanic Kevin Webster runs the local garage. He’s been married to Sally Metcalfe on and off over the years (currently off) and has two kids with her – Rosie and Sophie Webster.
Kevin had an affair with Molly Dobbs and their son Jack was born in 2010, and Kev is currently helping the lad come to terms with the amputation of his leg following a battle with sepsis.
Kev’s last relationship was with Anna Windass, but she left him when he didn’t support her over the Pat Phelan business.
Lovable Kirk is the brother of Maria Connor and partner of Beth Tinker.
He arrived in 2000 and works in the factory as a packer.
Andy Whyment has played him for 18 years.
Leanne Battersby, Played by Jane Danson, first came to Corrie in 1997. She left in 2000, but returned for good in 2004.
She’s since been married to both Peter Barlow and Nick Tilsley and has an adopted son, Simon Barlow, plus a biological son with Steve McDonald, Oliver.
Lovers Leanne and Nick are currently working things out for about the 50th time, but it remains to be seen how long it’ll last.
Barmaid Liz McDonald, played by Beverly Callard, joined the soap in 1989 and has been there on and off ever since. Mum to Steve and Andy and the late Katie, she was married to Jim, but is currently single.
The Rovers Return is her spiritual home and although she no longer owns it, the pub runs in her blood and she’ll never be far away.
Former husband Jim is also always in the background, though he recently betrayed her in the worst possible way by pretending their dead daughter, Katie, was actually alive.
Actress Samia Longchambon joined the show as Maria Connor in 2000. She married Liam Connor, but he died leaving her a widow and single mother to their son, Liam Junior.
Maria works in the salon with Audrey and has had many ill-fated romances. Things have been pretty dire for her on the love front since her affair with Aidan Connor.
Mary Taylor became Mary Cole when she married Norris in a fake wedding for a competition, but she’s always harboured secret feelings for Norris.
Played by Patti Clare since 2008, Mary has a son, Jude Appleton, who she gave birth to after being raped in her teens. She works in the florist and has a strange friendship with Tracy Barlow.
Bistro manager Michelle Connor was the first of the Connor clan to arrive in Weatherfield when she starred as a singer in Vernon Tomlin’s band in 2006.
Kym Marsh signed on full time when the role was a hit and she’s been there ever since.
After a failed marriage to Steve McDonald, she’s recently broken up with partner Robert Preston. She has son Ryan Connor and biological son Ali Neeson – the two were swapped at birth, but both think of her as their mum. She also gave birth to baby Ruairi at 23 weeks, but he sadly died.
Moira Pollock (Louiza Patikas) is the manager of the medical centre and sometime frenemy of Liz McDonald.
She left in 2017 after losing her job when she stole a DNA sampled from Norris, but returned in 2018 when she was given her job back.
After some time away following several failed relationships with Carla Connor and Leanne Battersby, Nick returned in October 2018 to be by Leanne’s bedside as she recovered from a car crash.
The pair are rekindling things yet again, despite the appearance of his wife, Elsa, who is demanding he pay her back the £40,000 he took from her to invest in the factory.
Norris is currently off screen as actor Malcolm Hebden recovers from a heart attack, but he’s due back this month.
The local busybody, Norris is married to Mary, but comes back wanting a divorce so he can marry Emily’s niece, Freda.
Gemma’s twin brother Paul (Peter Ash) was David Platt’s cellmate in prison, before pitching up on the Street in January 2019.
Trying to go turn his life around, Paul only has eyes for local vicar Billy.
Sally’s schoolfriend, who was her solicitor for the fraud trial, set her sights on Sal’s daughter Sophie before breaking her heart.
But she’s back and wants to be back in Sophie’s life – offering her a pony trekking holiday as a make up.
He’s been a bigamist, marrying both Lucy Richards and Shelley Unwin at the same time, an alcoholic, a dad to Simon, a legal husband to Leanne Battersby and Carla Connor, and a partner to Toyah Battersby.
Peter has turned back to the bottle in recent weeks, struggling with Carla’s disappearance, but dad Ken has got him into rehab and is helping him sort his life out.
Rita (Barbara Knox) runs The Kabin on Coronation Street. She joined the soap in 1964 and she’s been married four times.
Currently single, Rita’s closest allies on the cobbles are former foster daughter Jenny Bradley, and current waif and stray, Gemma Winter.
In 2017, it looked like Rita might die when she was diagnosed with a brain tumour, but fortunately she had surgery and is back to fighting fit.
Currently not on screen as actress Helen Flanagan is on maternity leave, Rosie is the first born daughter of Sally Metcalfe and Kevin Webster.
She entered the world on Christmas Eve 1990 and is the prodigal daughter, despite not being the sharpest tool in the box.
She’s been kidnapped, had a goth phase, and left to work as a model in London and LA. Currently, she’s off hosting a TV show in Japan.
Tracy Barlow’s former husband Robert Preston became a permanent character in the guise of Tristan Gemmill in 2015.
Despite his relationship with Tracy ending, he’s since got together with Michelle Connor and the pair run the Bistro together.
He’s had a health scare when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer and is currently keen to start a family with Michelle.
Roy Cropper (David Neilson) runs Roy’s Rolls and has been in Corrie since 1995.
He was married to the soap’s first transgender character, Hayley Cropper, who sadly passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2014.
His closest current relationship is with Carla Connor, who he regards as a daughter.
The son of Michelle Connor, Ryan came back to Weatherfield in the form of new actor Ryan Prescott, for Michelle’s wedding in 2018.
He’s always causing trouble, most recently getting involved in drugs. He’s tentatively embarking on a relationship with Bethany Platt and trying to get his act together by working at the Bistro.
Sally (Sally Dynevor) joined the soap in 1986 and was married to Kevin Webster. They had two children, Rosie and Sophie, and have split up and got back together more times than seems normal.
Social climber Sal’s currently married to Tim Metcalfe, but things are rocky as she’s in prison for defrauding the council of £40,000, even though she’s innocent.
She’s the sister of Nick Tilsley and David Platt and became mum to Bethany Platt when she was just 13-years-old.
Sarah has another son, Harry Platt, who was the product of a relationship with evil drug-dealer Callum. She’s currently dating Gary Windass.
Sean Tully – played by Antony Cotton – joined Corrie in 2003 and has been unlucky-in-love ever since.
He works in the Rovers and recently found himself homeless after a series of unfortunate events left him with nothing. Fortunately old flame Billy Mayhew stepped in to offer a helping hand and Sean’s slowly getting back on his feet again.
Seb Franklin (Harry Visinoni) appeared on screen in 2016. He was the bad boy boyfriend of Faye Windass, but as the character developed we learnt about Seb’s troubled home life and saw the other side to him.
He’s the son of Abi Franklin and has spent many years trying to get her clean. He currently lives with Eileen Grimshaw and is trying to adopt his young twin siblings to give them a better life.
When Shona Ramsey arrived in 2016 it was clear she was hiding something big. And as she grew closer to David Platt, we discovered she was the mother of Clayton Hibbs, who had stabbed David’s wife Kylie to death.
Shona (Julia Goulding) finally revealed the truth to David and he eventually got over it and the two are in a relationship. They’ve been severely tested in 2018 though by his rape.
Young Simon Barlow, the son of Peter Barlow and Lucy Richards, didn’t have the best start in life due to his father’s bigamy and his mother dying of cancer when Si was only little.
Alex Bain has played Simon since 2008 and has been involved in storylines such as being violent with his adoptive mum, Leanne, and joining a gang.
Machinist Sinead arrived in Weatherfield as a love interest for Chesney Brown in 2013. But the pair have since parted ways as she started a relationship with Daniel Osbourne.
Sinead (Katie McGlynn) and Daniel are expecting a baby and married in a pagan ceremony in 2018. Sinead recently completed treatment for cervical cancer.
Kevin Webster’s second daughter with Sally Metcalfe, Sophie, played by Brooke Vincent, came into the world in 1994.
She was the soap’s first lesbian character when she came out in 2010 and embarked on a relationship with her best mate Sian.
Despite her mother’s obvious preference for her sister, Rosie, Sophie has stood by Sal’s side through thick and thin, most recently working tirelessly to get her out of prison.
Simon Gregson has played Steve McDonald since 1989. He’s the twin brother of Andy and the son of Liz and Jim McDonald.
He’s been married seven times – twice to the same women – with his current marriage to Tracy Barlow taking place in October 2018. He has two children – Amy with Tracy, and Oliver with Leanne. His baby with Michelle, Ruairi, passed away when he was born at 23 weeks.
Steve owns Streetcars after being forced to sell the Rovers Return when he cheated on wife Michelle and they got divorced.
Summer Spellman (Matilda Freeman) is the adoptive daughter of Billy Mayhew and she arrived in 2017.
Billy faced a fight to get her after her deeply religious grandparents wanted her to stay with them, despite her late father’s wishes that Billy bring her up.
Fortunately, Billy won Summer’s heart – and the legal rights to raise her, and she even stood by him when he descended into drug addiction earlier in 2018.
Sally Metcalfe’s husband Tim (Joe Duttine) owns half of Street Cars. He’s been in the show since 2013 when his biological daughter, Faye Windass tracked him down.
He’s currently depressed following Sal’s incarceration and is set to cheat on her with her sister Gina Seddon. But he and Sally will be reunited after he confesses all.
Toyah Battersby arrived in 1997 alongside sister Leanne. She left in 2003, but returned in 2016 as the girlfriend of Peter Barlow.
Up until 2018, Toyah ran the Rovers with Peter, but after her desperation for a baby pushed her to lie that Eva Price’s baby was theirs and a surrogate had given birth to her, Peter washed his hands of her.
Troublemaker Tracy (Kate Ford) was born to Deirdre and Ray Langton in 1977, but was later adopted by Deirdre’s second husband Ken Barlow.
She’s been in prison for murder and has spent most of her time on the cobbles wrecking Steve McDonald’s many marriages.
But she’s finally got her man and she and Steve married in 2018. They live with their daughter Amy and are being forced to stick to a contract she drew up to stop them arguing and splitting up every five minutes. Smart girl.
Son of Vicky, young offender Tyler didn’t make many friends when he got underage Amy Barlow pregnant.
Robert wanted to give the lad a chance, but Tracy put paid to that idea.
Tyrone Dobbs (Alan Halsall) came to Weatherfield in 1998 and started work as an apprentice at Kevin’s car garage after losing his job collecting trolley’s at Curly Watts’ supermarket.
Ty lived with Jack and Vera Duckworth who became like parents to him.
He’s the partner of Fiz Stape and the dad of Ruby Dobbs, whose mother, Kirsty Soames was physically abusive to Tyrone throughout their relationship.
Mum of Tyler, Vicky is down on her luck and has recently fallen foul of loan shark Rick Neelan.
Fans think Vicky is in a secret relationship with Robert Preston.
Yasmeen (Shelley King) made her first appearance on the cobbles in 2014. She came in as the mother of Kal Nazir and grandmother of Alya and Zeedan.
Only Yasmeen and Alya remain in the show from the Nazir family. She can often be found rallying the community and getting involved, and she runs Speed Daal after the departure of her grandson.
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