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Comedians and Corrie stars unite to fight depression in young men

Comedians and Coronation Street stars are uniting for a night of laughter, to help a charity fighting depression in young men.

Ted Robbins and Justin Moorhouse are among those playing the gig in Manchester tonight. Stars of the soap will be there to offer their support.

As Victoria Grimes reports, they will be raising awareness of an issue which has directly affected the Corrie crew.

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Helen Worth who plays Coronation Street's Gail McIntyre pays tribute to Tony Warren

Helen Worth paid a moving tribute Credit: ITV Granada

Helen Worth who plays Gail McIntyre in the show today paid tribute to the man with whom she worked alongside for 42 years.

Likening her friend and colleague to Charles Dickens, she said:

"He brought real life into our homes.

"Real life drama; people that we could relate to, laugh with and cry with."

– Helen Worth

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