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Coronation Street's Andy Whyment shares picture with family after picking his kids up early from school

He plays Kirk on Coronation Street

Corrie actor Andy Whyment has shared a picture with his family after they had to pick their two children up early from school.

Andy, who plays Kirk Sutherland in Coronation Street, posted a picture of his wife Nicola and their children Thomas and Hollie out for lunch.

Power cut at school so had the pick the kids up, making the most of the kids being off with a Tai Pan, Tom and Hollie are well made up

The post was captioned: "Power cut at school so had to pick the kids up, making the most of the kids being off with a Tai Pan, Tom and Hollie are well made up"

Andy and Nicola recently celebrated their 12th wedding anniversary and Andy shared a picture from their wedding day.

In the post, he captioned "12 years ago today I married @nicski31, she still makes me smile like this every day, Happy Anniversary baby LOVE YOU xxxxxxx" [sic]

Andy joined Coronation Street back in 2000.

Andy has played Kirk since 2000 (Credit: ITV)

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His character Kirk is the brother of Maria Connor.

Kirk is also married to Beth Tinker and is the stepfather of her son, Craig.

Currently Kirk is off screen as he was scouted to do a comedy tour with his music.

After disaster struck at Sinead Tinker's baby show, Kirk sang a song called 'Our Souls' to calm everyone down.

Kirk is currently away on a tour (Credit: ITV)

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Discovering his passion for music, Kirk went on to perform at the Rovers talent show where he was scouted to do the six week tour.

Andy once auditioned for The X Factor as Kirk Sutherland for an ITV special Coronation Street: The Big 50, celebrating the soap's 50th anniversary.

He sang Kings of Leon song Sex on Fire.

Coronation Street is on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7.30pm and 8.30pm.

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