'Coronation Street' Pay Dispute: Young Stars 'Paid Six Times Less' Than 'Corrie' Veterans Bill Roache And Michael Le Vell

The cast of ‘Coronation Street’ are involved in a pay dispute, as the young stars are being paid far less than the likes of Bill Roache and Michael Le Vell, according to reports.

While old-timers like Bill and Michael are raking in up to £250,000-a-year, a source tells The Sun that newbies including Sair Khan are being paid £40,000.

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“The show also recently introduced a system to dock the wages of people who bring the show into disrepute, causing a lot of ill-feeling.”

It is also reported that the stars have been left disgruntled by the fact they have limited ways of increasing their income.

In recent months, there have been a number of departures and arrivals in ‘Corrie’, including the return of Fiz’s mother, Cilla.

Earlier this year, Michelle Keegan’s character Tina McIntyre was killed off and Peter Barlow is currently standing trial for the crime.

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