‘Coronation Street’ producer Kate Oates may be confident that the decision to air six episodes of the soap a week is a good one, but ‘Corrie’ legend Roy Barraclough definitely doesn’t agree.
The news divided fans when it was announced back in June, and Roy, whose character Alec Gilroy was a Weatherfield resident for 22 years, has now had his say.
During an interview with The Mirror, he said: “I don’t wish them ill but I fear it will all end in tears – the quality is bound to suffer.
The plans won’t come into effect until late 2017, and the current 7.7 acre studio is being extended, to accommodate the extra filming.
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