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Corrie star Bill Tarmey dies

Former Coronation Street actor Bill Tarmey has died aged 71 in Tenerife. He played Jack Duckworth on the ITV1 soap for 31 years. The show says the cast and crew are "devastated."

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Jack Duckworth's greatest on-screen moments

Bill Tarmey in one of his most memorable moments as Jack Duckworth Credit: ITV Granada Television

Watch a compilation of Bill Tarmey's finest moments as Jack Duckworth on Coronation Street here.

It includes the memorable episode in which Jack arrives for blind date only to discover that the mystery woman is his wife Vera, pictured above.

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