She played the unforgettable Hayley Cropper on Coronation Street and now she is treading the boards.
Julie Hesmondhalgh joins Good Morning Britain to talk about her acclaimed role in the soap and her new play God Bless the Child.
The mild weather and Indian summer has caused a pre-Christmas slump on the high street.
Yesterday Next and M&S both warned that sales for their winter ranges were down by such a degree they threatened profits. M&S will release their results next month, and H&M and John Lewis also say the warm autumn has led to a drop in sales.
Does counting sheep help you get to sleep? Is a bedtime routine important? Is snoring bad? And does a nightcap help you to drift off?
As part of Good Morning Britain's Sleep Week Dr Hilary busts the myths on what can help you get to sleep and what won't help you at all!
Good Morning Britain has a world exclusive look at the new single These Days from Take That!
The video for the single, which is released on 23 November, shows the band members in a comedic day in the life getting read for a TV performance. The band say the song is a nod to the music that defined their early years.
Today Dr Hilary gets into bed with Britain and helps us understand why we snore.
In a special video made exclusively for our website, Dr Hilary answers your questions on snoring, in his very own Social Surgery.
It's often said that encouragement goes a long way but a new study suggests that lavishing praise on pupils is unlikely to help them improve in the classroom. Instead there is a risk it can leave youngsters feeling that their teacher had low expectations of them in the first place.
We speak to head teacher Susan Papas for her take on the study.
We want to know what you think. Are pupils praised to much? Do you think that parents should be careful of praising too much?
Independent commission says not enough is being done to keep tabs on foreign spending