02/10/2013 08:53 BST

Beverley Callard Reveals Health Fears Over 'Coronation Street' Return As Liz McDonald

Beverley Callard has admitted that her family are worried her return to 'Coronation Street' could prove to be too much for her, as she is still taking medication for clinical depression.

The star - who is set to make a comeback as Rovers Return landlady Liz McDonald later this year - has said her husband fears she could need electroconvulsive therapy if she collapses again.

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Beverley Callard

Beverley told the Radio Times: "I have been very poorly and Jon was worried I hadn’t given myself enough time to be me. So I’m trying to be more sensible this time although I find it hard.

"I’m a perfectionist. I worry over stupid things. The other day I was fretting because, during a lunchtime scene in the Rovers, there was no ketchup on the tables. So, I do sometimes take it to extremes.

“I’m climbing back again but I do still take medication," she added.

Beverley quit the ITV soap back in 2011 after her real-life mother became unwell, also admitting that she found the show's schedules 'full-on'.

She told The Mirror at the time: "Corrie schedules are full-on. It's all or nothing and I had to face a choice between The Street or Mum. I love everything about Corrie but there could only be one answer."

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Beverley as Liz McDonald

The actress has also teased an 'exciting' storyline ahead for her character returning to the cobbles.

She told Radio Times: "She's telling everyone she's single, but there is someone coming in for Liz. My God, it's so exciting, but I can't reveal anything else yet."


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