It’s been eight years since Blanche Hunt was written out of ‘Coronation Street’ following the death of Maggie Jones, the actor who played her, and Weatherfield just hasn’t been the same since.
And while Blanche is undeniably irreplaceable, ‘Corrie’ boss Kate Oates has revealed that she’d love to see a similarly quick-witted, older character arrive on the Street in the near future.
Speaking to the Sun, Kate explained: “We all miss a Blanche.I tell you what, I am always interested in another Blanche and we are kind of on the lookout.
In recent years, the Barlow family has seen a number of entrances and exits and Deirdre Barlow was also written out following Anne Kirkbride’s unexpected death in 2015.
Last year then saw the return of Peter and Adam Barlow, as well as Rob Mallard’s arrival as Daniel Osbourne.
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