Roy Barraclough, the actor who played one of Coronation Street's most loved characters, has died at the age of 81.
As Rovers landlord Alec Gilroy he delighted fans through the ups and downs of his marriage to landlady Bet.
But before he appeared on the Street, Barraclough had been a comedy hit with another North West legend Les Dawson.
- Our Entertainment Correspondent Caroline Whitmore looks back at his memorable career.
The actress who plays the mother of murdered schoolboy Rhys Jones has told of the "responsibility" she felt in taking on the role.Read the full story ›
Coronation Street actor Ben Price is leaving the ITV soap after seven years as Nick Tilsley to spend more time with his family.Read the full story ›
It's set to be the biggest prime time TV battle in quite a while.
This Saturday night, ITV's newly-acquired show The Voice will go up against the BBC's Let It Shine: both of them filmed at Media City in Salford.
Those behind The Voice have good reason to be confident, thanks to the return of Sir Tom Jones.
They'll be looking for top talent among the contestants, with a fair few from the North West. Lauren Hall reports:
If you're a fan of dark, edge-of-your-seatTV thrillers, this next one's for you.
This week sees the start of a new dramaseries here on ITV.
It's called Paranoid and a lot of it wasfilmed in Cheshire.
Our reporter Victoria Grimes went behind the scenes to talk to the cast.
ITV has confirmed that the crime drama Scott & Bailey will end with its current series.Read the full story ›
Moment Manchester woman steals from elderly man is on ITV’s Heroes and Villains: Caught on Camera at 9pm tonightRead the full story ›
Manchester born David Threlfall will star in a new itv drama 'Code of a Killer' tonight.Read the full story ›
ITV has confirmed plans for a live episode of Coronation Street as part of the celebrations for the channel's 60th year on air.Read the full story ›
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