The Liverpudlian actor currently plays thief Michael in ‘Corrie’, and one fan wasn’t happy.
“Oh great, a Manc program making the Scouser a thief.....how nice,” they wrote. [sic]
Les didn’t waste any time replying, pointing out that his character isn’t actually from Liverpool.
“M not scouse,” he replied, referring to his on-screen alter-ego Michael, adding:
The conversation continued:
@Pete_Thornhill Good to be protective. Don't think everyone thinks we're a city of criminals though. Hence our thriving tourist industry.— Les Dennis (@LesDennis) July 29, 2015
Since arriving in Weatherfield, Les has been a huge hit, and back in April, he was offered a new extended contract.
His character has become a new man after starting a relationship with Gail.
Sadly, he hasn’t stayed on track, and when he found out Gail had been telling a huge lie, the couple split and he’s now set to return to his thieving ways.