An actor from Carlisle has joined the cast of Coronation Street. James Atherton, who's real surname is Conway, is playing the soap's new bad boy Jamie and his character will be at the centre of a new storyline later this month.
James who's 26, was brought up in Talkin and went to Austin Friars School. He was a regular star at the Carlisle Music Festival where he won numerous trophies and prizes.
His fans will remember him as Will Savage in Hollyoaks, a serial killer.
When asked why he seems to play the bad guy, he said
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