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Bill Tarmey's funeral

Coronation Street actor Bill Tarmey will be laid to rest in his home town of Ashton-under-Lyne today. He played Jack Duckworth in the soap for 31 years.

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Coronation Street colleagues to speak at Bill Tarmey's funeral

Bill Tarmey left The Street in 2010 Credit: ITV

Former Corrie actor Nigel Pivaro, who played Terry Duckworth, will speak at bill Tarmey's funeral.

Samia Ghadie, who plays Maria, will also give an address.

Bill's family have asked for any donations made in his name to go to the charity Brain Tumour Research. He quit the soap in 2010 to spend more time with his son, who was diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour.

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