Bill Tarmey reveals why he left the street in his only TV interview

Former Coronation Street star Bill Tarmey has revealed the truth behind his decision to leave the show. At the time, many assumed he'd quit because of his own ill health.

But in his only television interview, Bill's revealed it was concern for his son Carl that forced him to walk away from the role of Jack Duckworth, which he'd played since 1979. Claire Fallon has this report.

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Tarmey left Corrie for son

One of Coronation Street's oldest characters has revealed why after 31 years he made the heart breaking decision to leave the nation's favourite street.