Anne Kirkbride

Deirdre Set For Spooky Return To The Street

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Deirdre Barlow is set to make a comeback - of sorts - in ‘Coronation Street’. The popular character will return to the ITV soap as a ghost to h...

Crisis On The Cobbles: A Relationship on the Rocks

Martyn Hett | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Martyn Hett

As my TV recorder slowly fills itself with unwatched episodes of my beloved soap, I have found myself feeling demotivated. Corrie marathons used to be my idea of heaven, but nowadays they find themselves up there with 'tackle the ironing' on my list of chores. Why? Coronation Street has well and truly lost the plot.

'Emmerdale' Actress Pays Tribute To Anne Kirkbride After Soap Awards Win

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Emmerdale’ actress Verity Rushworth dedicated her Best Scene win at the British Soap Awards on Saturday night to fellow nominee Anne Kirkbride. ...

Goodbye Deirdre: 9 Of The Weepiest Soap Funerals

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

A soap funeral is always a sad occasion, as viewers bid an emotional farewell to characters that have been regular fixtures in their living rooms for ...

'Corrie' Spoiler! Deidre Barlow Farewell Storyline Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

The ‘Coronation Street’ team have been working to carefully craft the perfect farewell for Deirdre Barlow, following Anne Kirkbride’s death earl...

Another 'Corrie' Star To Return For Deirdre's Funeral

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Coronation Street’ bosses have confirmed that another character is set to return for Deirdre Barlow’s funeral as the soap bids farewell to late...

'Corrie' Star Reveals Details Of Anne Kirkbride Farewell Episodes

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Coronation Street’ star Chris Gascoyne has shared his thoughts, ahead of the soap’s farewell to Deidre Barlow, who was played by the late Anne ...

Anne Receives Posthumous Soap Award Nomination

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

Anne Kirkbride has been nominated for a posthumous British Soap Award. SEE MORE: 'Corrie' To Honour Anne Kirkbride With 'Biggest Ever' Funeral For...

'Corrie' To Honour Anne Kirkbride With 'Biggest Ever' Funeral For Deirdre

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Coronation Street’ bosses have confirmed that Anne Kirkbride's character Deirdre Barlow will be honoured with a funeral on the ITV soap. The s...

'Corrie' Bosses Ensure Anne's Legacy Will Live On

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Coronation Street’ producers have ensured that Anne Kirkbride’s legacy will live on at the soap’s set, by keeping her name on her dressing ro...

What Stories Are Deemed Newsworthy and Why is this?

Phil Hall | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK
Phil Hall

Why do some stories generate pages of widespread coverage and other - equally newsworthy stories - receive little more than a brief mention? Many qu...

Private Funeral Held For 'Corrie' Legend Anne

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Coronation Street’ legend Anne Kirkbride’s funeral took place on Tuesday afternoon, at an undisclosed location in the North West. READ MORE...

Anne Was Planning 'Corrie' Return Days Before She Died

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Anne Kirkbride had been planning her return as Deirdre Barlow in ‘Coronation Street’ just days before she died, it has been reported. SEE MORE:...

The National Television Awards - Two Hours Too Long

Gill Alexander | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Gill Alexander

There was a tedious air of predictability about the whole thing. In fact they should re-name the NTAs the AntandDecs and just have done with it, given that the Geordie twosome featured in a slew of categories and won most of them.

'We Share Your Grief In Losing Such A Beautiful Person'

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Bill Roache has paid tribute to his 'Coronation Street' co-star Anne Kirkbride with a speech at the NTAs. READ MORE: Stars Of British TV Bring The...

'Corrie' Bosses To 'Take Time' To Deal With Deirdre's Death

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Anne Kirkbride’s death will be addressed on ‘Coronation Street’ "in time", it has been reported. READ MORE: ‘Corrie’ Star Anne’s Life...

'Laughter Was Always Near... She Was A Wonderful Person'

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Bill Roache has paid an emotional tribute to his ‘Coronation Street’ wife Anne Kirkbride, following her death on Monday, at the age of 60. READ...

This Is How We'll Remember Anne Kirkbride

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

It’s a sad day in showbiz land with the news that ‘Coronation Street’ legend Anne Kirkbride has died, but amongst the sadness, we’ve unearthed...

Remember That Time Tony Blair Appealed To Free Deirdre Barlow From Prison?

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Politics

Following the tragic passing of 'Coronation Street' actress Anne Kirkbride, we're reminded of one of her biggest TV moments. When Deirdre Barlow, t...

Why The Loss Of Deirdre Barlow Hits So Hard

Caroline Frost | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Caroline Frost

Through it all, Anne Kirkbride remained one of the Street's most robust pillars - the youngest of that generation of stars who gave their whole working life to a TV soap, came into people's homes three times a week, entertained them and, in return, earned a place in our collective affection denied much bigger screen stars.

'The Heart Of The Show Has Been Ripped Out'

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Coronation Street’ veteran Liz Dawn has expressed her shock and sadness at the death of Anne Kirkbride. READ MORE: ‘Corrie’ Star Anne’...

Remember When... 'Free The Weatherfield One' Captivated The Nation

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

It was the court case that rocked the country. One woman, wrongly imprisoned for fraud had the whole nation calling for justice - Deirdre Barlow. ...

Anne's 'Corrie' Co-Stars Pay Tribute On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Coronation Street’ star Anne Kirkbride has died, at the age of 60, and her co-stars past and present have rushed to pay tribute to the much-loved...

Anne Kirkbride's Life In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Anne Kirkbride, the much-loved ‘Coronation Street’ actress who played Deidre Barlow, has died at the age of 60. Her husband David Beckett has ...

'Corrie' Actress Anne Kirkbride Dies, Aged 60

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Anne Kirkbride, the actress who has played Deirdre Barlow in ‘Coronation Street’ for over 40 years, has died at the age of 60, it has been confirm...