Swapping the cobbles of Coronation Street for the Rhyl Pavilion Theatre will be a dream come true for Tupele Dorgu when she lines up as Velma Kelly in hit musical, Chicago.
Once again, a man has been tried in the court of public opinion and in the minds of some, found guilty, regardless of the fact that the nation's appointed arbiter of such things, the Crown Prosecution Service, has deemed there to be no case to answer.
Read that "a woman is more likely to be raped in the UK than she is to get breast cancer" as print in a newspaper, and you might have trouble processing what that truly means. See that statistic humanised in the way Alison King did as Carla, and suddenly the size of the issue is brought home.
Selfridges, the upmarket department store chain, have banned their employees in their two Manchester branches from using expressions such as 'hiya', 'see ya' and 'cheers' when addressing customers over fears that they are too colloquial and sounding like Coronation Street extras.